Optimal Experience

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—Each week, we’re going to show you a buried treasure full of tips that could totally change your life. We know you keep talking about trying out these trends, at some point… But you never seem to get around to it… Well, if you have your library card and 5 free minutes, just stop by on your way home from work and grab this title…

This week’s modern mode: happiness

indexFlow : the psychology of optimal experience

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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