Getting Into The Flow State Of Mind

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The mind is still one of the greatest human mysteries, and to this day we still have very little idea about certain functions of the mind and how we actually operate.

However, one common attribute that you hear mentioned in recent years has been getting into the flow state of mind. This is argued to be the be all and end all of happiness – being able to consistently live in the flow state of mind is the main ingredient for living a constantly happy life.

Therefore, by learning how to get into the flow state of mind, you can instantly open yourself to a far more positive lifestyle in general. You will find that you get more done, your overall confidence and happiness increases, and you’ll have more time to answer every question. This is because your mind is less confused and setback by a difficult question – it merely answers it.

The flow state is the state whereby everything else stops bothering you. How annoying is it when you are trying to work, but cannot concentrate? It puts you off and your work suffers, which annoys you even more. However, when in the flow state you simply don’t pick up on other things. You don’t hear chatter, you don’t notice you are hungry or your arms are beginning to hurt, it puts you into a completely new state.

Many jobs actually require this level of concentration and strength to do them properly. Certain occupations, such as being a music composer, requires virtually full attention from you just to start to get it right. The flow state of mind takes away anything that could be seen as a hindrance to your success completely out of your train of thought and even your attention zone.

The best way to get yourself into the flow state of mind is to:

  • Find something that challenges you – make sure you enjoy it, but it gives your brain a battle to get it finished
  • It HAS to be challenging – if something is easy for you it will become boring, meaning you cannot get into the flow. If something is too hard, though, you’ll get stuck in a frustrated loop. Find something you enjoy but struggle with just enough it takes your full dedication to succeed
  • Set your goals, meaning that before you start you have clear criteria that you need to reach. This means that you can go into your state of trance with a clear point of entry and exit, allowing you to get in there in a state of flow and complete the task at hand
  • The only way to get into the process though is to eliminate any distractions from your room. Just solely concentrate on your task at hand and how you are going to complete it; nothing else at all. This will eventually help you enter the state of flow – you won’t realise it until you come out, but the work in front of you will be inspired in comparison to work took on at normal capacity.
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4 Responses to

Getting Into The Flow State Of Mind

  1. RAVI BHAT says:

    HI COLIN SIR,

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’S OWNER THEN EVEN PERHAPS MADE A
    MOVIE WITH THE HELP OF HIS CHEAP SMALL SIZE HOLDABLE BY FIST CELL PHONE AND HAS
    BEGUN BLACK MAILING ME WHICH CERTAINLY WOULD BE PREVENTED HAD I JUST READ THIS UR ARTICLE BUT SADLY HIS ACCOMPLICE’S FORCEFUL ACTS ON ME HAS SEVERELY
    DAMAGED ME AND MY PSYCHE IS SEVERELY WOUNDED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY WHOLE LIFE TO THIS GREATEST EXTENT WHICH I HAD NEVER EVEN IMAGINED HE WOULD DO TO ME.

  2. RAVI BHAT says:

    THANX A BUNCH FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART COLIN SIR,

    INSTANTLY AFTER FILLING IN THE “Leave a Reply” U’VE EVEN SENT BACK MY ENTIRE SAD
    PERSONAL EVENT THE MONSTER’S ACCOMPLICE DID TO ME FORCEFULLY KNOWING I WAS IN DEADLIEST DANGER HIS BOSS THE MONSTER HAD SENT HIM TO ME WITH COMPLETE FEEDBACK AND FULL TRAINING WITH HIS FOOLISHMOST INTELLIGENCE EVER.

  3. RAVI BHAT says:

    U R WITHOUT ANY DOUBT ANOTHER SO PRECIOUS A MAN I’VE FOUND IN THIS LIFE OR IN ANY OTHER BEFORE FOR UR GREATEST HELP WHICH WILL SURELY SAVE ME FOR GOING AHEAD WITH MY “NLP CAREER” ENABLING ME TO BECOME SOLELY FULFILLED WITH THE
    HELP OF THE GREATEST MOST PRECIOUS MAN I’VE FOUND IN THIS LIFE OR ANY OTHER
    BEFORE.

  4. RAVI BHAT says:

    B’BE COLIN SIR DEAR.

    RAVI

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