Flow (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Psychology - 336 pages
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Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

  

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Very interesting book with some great insights. - Goodreads
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Beautiful read and a page turner. - Goodreads
A very well researched and well written book on flow. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

Beautiful read and a page turner. Impactful on every page and line, with none wasted. A true read. It's lessons were very real and rewarding. :) Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Talley - Goodreads

I loved this book. It had ideas on how to enjoy everything I don't enjoy doing and then some (exercise, cooking, and housework have always been my least favorite activities). I discovered why I like ... Read full review

Contents

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NOTES
REFERENCES
Copyright
About the Publisher
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About the author (2009)

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is a professor at Claremont Graduate University and former chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago. His previous books include The Evolving Self and the national bestseller Flow.

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