How to improve team collaboration and performance by harnessing the powers of group flow

How to improve team collaboration and performance by harnessing the powers of group flow

Ever been in a great conversation where hours seem to pass like seconds? Been a part of a team where everyone is in sync and you can predict each other’s movements? Had a creative brainstorming session at work where that felt like creative wildfire? Played in a band where everyone falls into a groove together? … Continue reading How to improve team collaboration and performance by harnessing the powers of group flow

why you should start practicing Visualization Meditation

Why you should start practicing Visualization (as backed by scientific evidence)

Visualization - it’s one of those terms that brings up a lot of connotations of woo woo hippie communities, spiritual practices, and the law of attraction. “If you want a better life just visualize it and manifest it!” (Eye roll) I’ve always been very skeptical of visualization practices and their ability to bring the future … Continue reading Why you should start practicing Visualization (as backed by scientific evidence)

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Transient Hypofrontality – The Scientifically Verified way to Get out of Your Head

Thoughts racing too much and feel like the monkey mind has taken over? Can’t focus and too many distractions? Inner critic in your head running wild and won’t give you a break? So many of us struggle with a mind that, quite simply, won’t shut the fuck up. Regardless of what we do there’s a … Continue reading Transient Hypofrontality – The Scientifically Verified way to Get out of Your Head

Internal flow triggers

Internal Flow Triggers – Master your mind to master flow states

If we want to have flow as a consistent part of our lives, it’s important that we understand how it works. What are the conditions that lead to and create flow? Can we consistently create it for ourselves? If so, how?! Luckily, Steven Kotler and his team at the Flow Research Collective have already done the … Continue reading Internal Flow Triggers – Master your mind to master flow states

Challenge skills equation

The Challenge to Skills Equation and how to use it as a framework for life

The earliest researcher and scientist in the world of Flow research was undoubtedly Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. He is the man who coined the word “flow” and built our earliest models of understanding this elusive state.  Out of all of his contributions, the most widely known and discussed is what many refer to as the Challenge:Skills Equation, … Continue reading The Challenge to Skills Equation and how to use it as a framework for life