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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5/5 (180 ratings)
Length: 516 pages9 hours

Editor's Note

Total immersion…
This is THE essential work on unleashing your creativity. A psychologist investigates and illuminates the satisfying power of how to achieve total immersion in your work.

Description

It all began with psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and his investigations into the “what it is that makes an experience genuinely satisfying — known as a state of experience.” What began as a simple curiosity quickly grew into famous research, and that research consciousness called flow. During flow, Csikszentmihalyi remarked, people would typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life and their surroundings. They were immersed, essentially, and completely engaged.

In this new edition of his original groundbreaking work, Csikszentmihalyi clearly demonstrated the ways one can control this positive state, directing their flow instead of leaving it to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience was written to teach how to do this. By ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we are able to truly discover happiness and to greatly improve the overall quality of our lives.

Written with a combination of scientific research and philosophical understanding, Flow essentially defines happiness and explains in detail how readers can work to obtain it during every waking moment of their lives.
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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

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Start Reading

Book Information

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Ratings:
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5/5 (180 ratings)
Length: 516 pages9 hours

Editor's Note

Total immersion…
This is THE essential work on unleashing your creativity. A psychologist investigates and illuminates the satisfying power of how to achieve total immersion in your work.

Description

It all began with psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and his investigations into the “what it is that makes an experience genuinely satisfying — known as a state of experience.” What began as a simple curiosity quickly grew into famous research, and that research consciousness called flow. During flow, Csikszentmihalyi remarked, people would typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life and their surroundings. They were immersed, essentially, and completely engaged.

In this new edition of his original groundbreaking work, Csikszentmihalyi clearly demonstrated the ways one can control this positive state, directing their flow instead of leaving it to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience was written to teach how to do this. By ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we are able to truly discover happiness and to greatly improve the overall quality of our lives.

Written with a combination of scientific research and philosophical understanding, Flow essentially defines happiness and explains in detail how readers can work to obtain it during every waking moment of their lives.
Read More