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Flow : the classic work on how to achieve happiness

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: London : Rider, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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This classic work on happiness presents the general principles that have enabled real people to transform boring and meaningless lives into ones full of enjoyment. It introduces the phenomenon of 'flow' - a state of joy, creativity and total involvement, in which problems seem to disappear and there is an exhilarating feeling of transcendence. We each have the potential to experience flow, whether at work, at play  Read more...
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Named Person: Glück
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
ISBN: 0712657592 9780712657594
OCLC Number: 49871965
Notes: Previous edition: 1992.
Description: xii, 303 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Happiness revisited --
Anatomy of consciousness --
Enjoyment and the quality of life --
Conditions of flow --
Body in flow --
Flow of thought --
Work as flow --
Enjoying solitude and other people --
Cheating chaos --
Making of meaning.
Responsibility: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

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His studies revealed that what makes experience genuinely satisfying is 'flow' - a state of concentration so focused that it amounts to complete absorption in an activity and results in the  Read more...

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[He] has done more than anyone else to study this state of effortless attending * Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow * Mr Csikszentmihalyi illuminates the accuracy of what Read more...

 
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