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Being in flow means focusing your complete attention on the task in front of you. It is an underrated aspect of our happiness at work.
Flow requires simplicity: if a task is too hard, it will become frustrating too easy and you'll be bored.
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Work tasks are rarely chosen by you, so they rarely have optimal difficulty. To make them more likely to produce flow:
You tend to start daydreaming spontaneously when you don’t have something harder to do. To make boring tasks more engaging:
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As Steven Kotler describes the 'The FLOW State' as to where we feel our best and perform our best.
Where we feel Selflessness, Timelessness, Effortlessness, and Richness (of information). It is the only time when our brain releases all five pleasu...
“I developed a theory of optimal experience based on the concept of flow—the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it”
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In the runner's high or "flow" state where we feel best, perform best & are on a roll with rapid-fire problem-solving:
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