Getting In The Flow
Let’s talk about flow, that magical, hyper productive state of mind we all enter from time to time, where work just seems to flow effortlessly and we get more done in a short period of time than we ever thought possible.
Flow State, is a state of mind. It’s when we allow ourselves to be completely focused on one goal and we’re highly motivated to get things done. Of course it helps when we enjoy the work, but that isn’t always necessary. In fact, it can be the opposite. Something we’re finding boring or annoying suddenly becomes fun and easy to do when we manage to get into the flow.
Sometimes flow is a happy accident. We wake up and are ready to tackle whatever the world throws at us. Other times, flow is born out of necessity, usually in the form of a hard, non-negotiable deadline. When we know it has to get done by 5pm tonight, the work suddenly starts to flow. Continue reading
Let’s talk about getting into the flow. You know what I’m talking about. That special mental state where you’re laser-focused and super productive. You get more done than you thought possible and time flies. It’s a great feeling. But it isn’t easy to get into a Flow State on demand.
Wouldn’t it be great if there was some sort of magical dust that you could sprinkle on your head and poof, you’re in the flow. Well, i checked Ebay and Amazon and as of yet, I have not been able to find a reliable source of this type of magic dust. If you find it, shoot me an email.
I did however in my studies of how flow state works come across something that works just as well. Think of it as mental magic dust. And that’s motivation. Yep, you read that right – motivation = magic dust. Here’s what I mean: Continue reading