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THE FLOW STATE

Flow state is a very powerful state of mind where you are extremely productive and also feel great.

You don’t have to force yourself to work hard. Rather, it seems to go auto...

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How To Reach Flow State (Using 10 Flow State ‘Triggers’)

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times… The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a ...

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Eliminate All External Distractions

You can get into flow state only when you can focus with undivided attention for at least 10–15 minutes.

Whenever you get distracted it takes on average 25 minutes to gain ba...

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Eliminate Internal Distractions

Whenever you experience stress or have too much on your mind, it’ll be incredibly hard to keep your mind focused on your task at hand — and therefore it’ll be impossible to reach flow state.

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Work At Your BPT (Biological Prime Time)

Getting into flow state is hard if you are low on energy.

Your 'Biological Prime Time' is the time of the day when you have the most energy, and therefore the greatest potential to be...

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Listen To (The Right Kind Of) Music

Music can actually help you become highly focused and, therefore, highly productive.

Especially when you listen to music on repeat (or repetitive type music such as techn...

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Work On One Very Specific Task

When it isn’t fully clear about what exactly you’re going to work on, it’ll be highly unlikely that you reach flow state.

Therefore be very clear about what exactly you’re going to wo...

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Balance Challenge & Skills

Flow state can only be achieved when an activity is

  • Challenging enough to keep your brain interested.
  • You’re skilled enough to tackle the challenge witho...

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Have A Clear Outcome or Goal

Whenever you lack clarity about what you want to accomplish, your brain will struggle to get into optimum concentration. Therefore, clearly set out what you’d like to accomplish to avoid th...

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Strategically Consume Caffeine

If you consume up to 200 milligrams of caffeine (about 2 cups of coffee), it has been proven that you can

  • Focus more intensely.
  • Work for longer without giving up.

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Stay Hydrated

Drinking enough water makes sure the energy production of the brain is functioning well.

While not drinking enough leads to lower energy production, leaving you to feel foggy...

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Create A Mental Cue

Do something special each time before you sit down to go into flow state.

Whether it’s repeating a special sentence or affirmation, taking a few deep breaths or anything else...

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