Focus and Flow

A Comprehensive Guide to Focus and Being in Flow State

Flow is one of life’s highly enjoyable states of being, wrapping us entirely in the present, and helping us be more creative, productive, and happy.

This learning guide is to :

  • Learn all about flow state and it's history

  • Learn how to achieve flow state

  • Get support through tools and services to focus and flow

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What is Flow State?

Flow only happens when you've got the right level of skill for a task with the right level of challenge. 

History of Flow by Mihály Csíkszentmihályi 

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, a positive psychologist, coined the term 'flow state' which describes being fully immersed in whatever you are doing.

Importance of Focus and Flow

There are endless benefits of focusing and being in flow state, including increases productivity, makes you happier, boosts creativity, etc.

8 Elements of Flow

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi identified 8 core elements of being in flow such as set of clear goals, distorted sense of time, absorption, etc.

How to Achieve Flow State

Flow is a skill that can be built and practiced through various activities such as building a ritual, minimizing distractions, identifying your biological peak time, etc. 

Exercises for Flow

We have curated four exercises for flow for you by PositiviePsychology.com: Social, Creative, Environmental, Psychological.

Time Management Systems

Library of systems and techniques to help you manage your time effectively, so you can optimize to do all the things you want to do.

Get Focused and Flowing

Use Career Companion to trigger flow state through some exercises through planned tracking of your focus and flow sessions.

Focused Session with a Host

A service to help you get work done via a one-on-one working session with a trained host over a video call. 

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