I remember one day rushing between meetings, doing the "corporate power shuffle", and I caught a reflection of myself in the window of HSBC bank. Something in that moment of time cut through the facade, and I saw quite clearly a reflection of a person who was not me. It stopped me dead in my tracks.
City-boy staring, agape at the window, in a moment of schizophrenic bafflement.
When we flow, we experience life flowing through us, unhindered by the ego and the thinking mind. And the more we experience these moments of flow, the more familiar they are and the more we learn how to be in that state.This article explores how the science of flow and the Taoist philosophy of wu wei (effortless action) can be channeled into direct experience, to create a life of greater productivity, efficiency and performance.
Harvard professor Dan Gilbert has found that aimless thoughts occupy our minds 46.9% of the time. Mindfulness is simply about taking the reins of your mind so that percentage increases. This post explores how we can use mindfulness meditation to train our minds to be more productive. efficient and powerful. Read on for this mindfulness flow hack!