In the Zone: How To Consistently Achieve Flow State Work
When I think back on those occasions when I’ve been most productive, it has always been when the work felt effortless.
These episodes of intense focus and creativity did require time and energy, but I felt so absorbed in the activity that I hardly noticed it.
This mental state of effortless-work is referred to by psychologists as ‘flow’.
The good news is that there are are things we can do to increase our ability to experience this useful mental state, and this includes the use of nootropics.
What is Flow?
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is a psychology professor who specializes in happiness and creativity.
His book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (1996) is one of the most respected texts about the experience of