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Finding flow : the psychology of engagement with everyday life

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, [1997] ©1997
Series: MasterMinds.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Based on a far-reaching study of thousands of individuals, Finding Flow contends that we often walk through our days unaware and out of touch with our emotional lives. As a result of this inattention, we find ourselves constantly bouncing between two extremes: during much of the day we live inundated by the anxiety and pressures of our work and obligations, and during our leisure moments, we tend to live in passive

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Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly.
Finding flow.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1997
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
ISBN: 0465045138 9780465045136 0465024114 9780465024117
OCLC Number: 36315862
Description: ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Structures of everyday life --
Content of experience --
How we feel when doing different things --
Paradox of work --
Risks and opportunities of leisure --
Relationships and the quality of life --
Changing the patterns of life --
Autotelic personality --
Love of fate.
Series Title: MasterMinds.
Responsibility: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
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"Part psychological study, part self-help book, Finding Flow is a prescriptive guide that helps us reclaim ownership of our lives. The key, according to Csikszentmihalyi, is to challenge ourselves  Read more...


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