Thursday, 28 October 2021

in the groove

Via Boing Boing, we are referred to the obituary of Csรญkszent-mihรกlyi Mihรกly (*1934, see previously), the psychologist credited for first recognising and describing the concept of flow, a focused and engaged mental state of disciplined equilibrium that pares down distraction without overwhelming that lends itself well to increased productivity. Lying precariously between boredom and anxiety, leaning into this seeming contraction increases the potential for creativity and happiness.