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I also have qualms in C’s method of data collection. Yet many people ignore this capacity, and use their physical equipment as little as possible, leaving its ability to provide flow unexploited.

Want to Read saving…. The meaning of life is meaning: The concept of Flow is a very important, life-changing concept, which is why I tried to read this book to get a thorough understanding of it.

The solution is to gradually become free of societal rewards and learn how to substitute for them rewards that are under one’s own powers. I get what “Flow” is and it’s great and I’m all-in.

I felt the book was padded with a flui of fluff and not terribly interesting fluff. This book uses phrases such as “decreasing your psychic entropy” and “ordering your consciousness”.

Fluir (Flow): Una psicologia de la felicidad

If you’re interested in this book, re The beginning of the book was great and goes into consciousness, feelings, the external world vs your internal state, flow, where flow comes from, what conditions must exist for flow, etc. Felix Lo same feeling i have been getting so far.

The “notes and references” at the end of the book were fine, but they explained in my opinion only some random facts and thoughts the author presented, whereas some of the questionable parts of fuir ideas were completely unexplai I think it says a lot that the only interesting and thought-provoking parts of this book were the quotes of some other writers, psychologists and philosophers.

Despite the absence of such scholarly devices as footnotes and references in the text there is, however, an extensive notes section at the endCsikszentmihalyi is clearly a researcher, and his style does not adequately escape the dry academia I recall having to write myself as a psych undergrad.

Being in control of the mind means that literally anything that happens can be a source of joy. Makes for a much better TED talk than a read. It’s an feliciead quasi-religious exploration into happiness in general. Power returns to the person when rewards are no longer relegated to outside forces. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


After reading Haidt’s “The Happiness Hypothesis,” I had such high expectations for one of the pioneers of the Positive Psychology movement. This poses a problem as what people write are not really what they mean. There are four rules for developing such a self: All too often we are inclined to view history as a dreary list of dates to memorize, a chronicle established by ancient scholars for their own amusement. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

What then psivologia the other pages? For many, the lack of structure of those hours is devastating. This is not to say that we should abandon every gal endorsed by society; rather, it means that, in addition to or instead of the goals other use to bribe us with, we develop a set of our own.

Fluir (Flow): Una psicologia de la felicidad by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (2 star ratings)

Because what we experience is reality, we can transform reality to the extent that we influence what happens in consciousness, freeing ourselves from the threats and enticement of the outside world. The book lists many contexts that facilitate flow activities, but does not explain how these contexts come to be so special, nor describe any universal characteristics by which these contexts can be recognized, and thus leveraged. Made the book take longer to read than intended because I just found the writing style not a great fit I liked many of the ideas and thoughts around finding purpose and meaning in life; setting goals and challenging yourself to be present in everything you do.

Unfortunately, the book is written like a philosophy textbook in highly intellectual, dense language starting from the beginning of time and wandering into subjects like religion instead of just explaining the concept of Flow. The crux of the subject is pretty much tackled in the initial chapters ie. Teaching children in order to turn them into good citizens is not autotelic, whereas teaching them because one enjoys spending time with children is. Notes for a review never written: I forced myself through the first two chapters, then flipped through the rest of the book which doesn’t look like it will get any b The concept of Flow is a very important, life-changing concept, which is why I tried to read this book to get a thorough understanding of it.


She has to develop the ability to find enjoyment and purpose regardless of external circumstances. Audible Download Audio Books. Dropped after 30 pages. The book is content with saying aim for this but barely touches the surface of the important thing which is: A Counterintuitive For scientists and researchers, it is, of course, not enough to observe phenomena and draw what appear to be fairly obvious conclusions.

A Hungarian psychology professor, who emigrated to the United States at the age of The rules for developing such a self are simple: I wanted to like this book. Write a product review. I think it says a lot that the only interesting and thought-provoking parts of this book were the quotes of some other writers, psychologists and philosophers. The person must be engaged in an activity that requires skill. While he offers that you can work to attain it even if you’re not born with it, I just don’t think it’s clear enough how to get there.

Too repetitive, the book could have easily been 50 pages shorter whilst making the same point. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi demonst 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.

Even if initially undertaken for other reasons, the activity that consumes us becomes intrinsically rewarding.

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But as soon as a person decides which aspects of the past are compelling, and decides to pursue them, focusing on the sources and the details that are personally meaningful, and recording findings in a persona style, then learning history can become a full-fledged flow experience. But psicolobia we become aware that ordering events in time is a necessary part of being a conscious being, and moreover, that it is an enjoyable task, then we can do a much better job of it.

The key element of an optimal experience is that it is an end in itself.