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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
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The bestselling introduction to "flow"--a groundbreaking psychological theory that shows readers how to improve the quality of life.
The bestselling introduction to "flow"--a groundbreaking psychological theory that shows readers how to improve the quality of life.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060920432 (0060920432)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Amber's Thoughts
Amber's Thoughts rated it
5.0 Challenge, Not Ease, Makes Us Happy
Absorption in work, delight in conversation and relationships, continual discovery and learning, deep present-moment awareness, a sense of purpose and meaning—who wouldn’t want that? According to Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, people often don’t realize what makes them happy, expecting happiness from what...
Thus Spake Dustin
Thus Spake Dustin rated it
5.0 Review of Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (New York: Harper Perennial, 1990). Pp. 303. Paperback $15.99. This book was this month's selection for the book group I'm in. Being that we are all local religious leaders, we have a common interest. Each month a different member...
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
5.0
Flow is a state of concentration so focused that it amounts to absolute absorbtion in an activity. The quote above, is in essence, what this book is about. Everyone experiences flow from time to time and will recognize it's characteristics: feeling strong, alert, in effortless control, unselfcons...
debnance
debnance rated it
5.0 Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
Wow. Imagine that. The psychology of optimal experience. What a revelation this book was to me when I first read it way back in 1990. Imagine looking at what makes people happy and engaged rather than sad and depressed. I’ve always wanted to reread it and now I have. It was just as engaging and powe...
JulieM
JulieM rated it
3.0 Flow: The Psychology Of Optimal Experience
This is one of those classic business/personal growh books that everyone has to read. Before listening to this book, I had heard about the concept of flow and seen this book mentioned in countless other books. Flow is that state of mind you reach when you are doing something you love and no longer...
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