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How to get into a state of flow

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.

If your mind is flooded with negative thoughts, then getting into flow can help you detach from emotional reactivity.

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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 mental...

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

Flow happens when we are doing an activity that embraces our skillset with several challenges we are able to overcome only by stretching ourselves. And we feel good wh...

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Flow is the state of mind

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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.

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