Flow

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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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No Psycho babble, lot of research.. - Goodreads

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Great book, great research, great insight, worth a re-read at some point. Read full review

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A different perspective on how we can be happier. The author suggests to get into the state called Flow. Read full review

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About the Publisher
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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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