Elements to help you reach a state of flow.
- There are specific goals every step of the way.
- There is immediate feedback to your actions.
- There is a balance between challenges and skills.
- Action and awareness are merged.
- Distractions are excluded from consciousness.
- There is no worry of failure.
- Self-consciousness disappears.
- The sense of time becomes distorted.
- The activity becomes autotelic.
To allow this deep work to occur requires you to be vigilant about outside interruptions.