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Eliminate Internal Distractions

Eliminate Internal Distractions

Besides eliminating external distractions, you also need to eliminate internal distractions if you want to reach flow state. 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.

If this happens regularly to you, I recommend you try two things:

  • Journaling every morning and evening
  • Daily meditation (at least 10 minutes)

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Flow is being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz.

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Eliminate External Distractions

Eliminate External Distractions

It’s been proven by research that in order to reach flow state, you must eliminate all external distractions. Every time you get pulled out of your focus, you’ll be taken further away from flow state. Only when you can focus with undivided attention for around 10–15 minutes, you can get into flow...

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Work At Your Biological Peak Time

Work At Your Biological Peak Time

Getting into flow state is hard if you are low on energy. You need to have the willpower to focus on just one thing and not get distracted along the way. Tapping into your willpower and attention is energy draining, so you need to do it when your mind is sharp and energized.

If you try to g...

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Pick A Challenging Task

Pick A Challenging Task

If you want to reach flow state, the task that you’re working on must be challenging enough for your brain to be fully engaged, but not too challenging as this will lead to anger and stress.

If a task is too easy, you’ll be bored quickly and your mind is likely to wander, so you won’t reach...

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Listen To The Right Kind Of Music

Listen To The Right Kind Of Music

Music can help you become highly focused and, therefore, highly productive. Especially when you listen to music on repeat.

Listening to music with your earbuds in helps you to block external distractions such as any chatter. Furthermore, it helps to keep internal distractions at a minimum.

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Create A Mental Cue

Create A Mental Cue

The last method is to create a mental cue for yourself to enter flow state. In other words, do something special each time before you go into flow state. Whether it’s repeating a special sentence or affirmation, taking a few deep breaths or anything else — do that same thing each time you want to...

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What Is A 'Flow State?

What Is A 'Flow State?

Flow state are usually described as the state where you will engage in an activity and simply lose track of time...and when it seems as if there is nothing else on this planet besides you and your activity.

The flow state is a very powerful state of mind and whilst in it, it will seem as if...

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