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Relax while being productive

People who are in flow can keep going for a long time without experiencing cognitive fatigue. They report feeling calm and detached from negative emotions.

In a study, volunteers had more sympathetic activity in a state of flow, meaning they were more alert and mentally sharp. They had demonstrably less activity in the amygdala, a brain region involved in emotion-processing.

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To get into flow, find an activity you can do with some effort. The challenge should meet your skillset without making you feel overwhelmed or bored.

Flow is a state of mind when we are so absorbed in an activity that we lose all track of time and effort.

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