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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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Describing "flow"

Describing "flow"

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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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 mentall...

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To find a state of flow, your goals need to push you to the limits of your skillset.

When your skills are well-matched to the task at hand, it feels deeply rewarding.

Self control to trigger a state of Flow

Self control to trigger a state of Flow

To get into a state of flow more often, we need to be able to increase our level of control over our consciousness:

  • Find standards to determine whether any action youโ€™re going to take is desirable towards getting into a state of flow.
  • Self-control and flow depend ...

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  • Pay attention to your triggers by reflecting on your thoughts and actions, identifying your inner negative talk.
  • Question and challenge your negative thoughts, and detach from them.
  • Start saying positive affirmations to yourself to counter the negativity.
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