[S1E3] Flow

David and Brent discuss "flow" and how to maximise it in your own life.

Brent introduces the concept of flow, as defined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, and explains its crucial importance in the world of productivity. David talks about occasions when he's experienced flow, in writing, editing, and learning how to play the piano.

Today's 3 Takeaways

  1. Calibrate the required skill and the challenge of a given task to maximise flow.

  2. Release any impatience and immerse yourself in the task at hand.

  3. Happiness is a (wonderful) side effect of reaching flow states.

Flow links

https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202 https://www.ted.com/talks/mihaly_csikszentmihalyi_flow_the_secret_to_happiness

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