Flow

Discussion in 'Human Science' started by Bowser, Mar 3, 2018.

  1. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    I've experienced it mostly while dong something artistic or constructive. It is a form of bliss, to be totally absorbed in what you are doing. I'm curious where others might find their "flow."
     
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  3. sculptor Valued Senior Member

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    yeh
    when the conscious mind quits interfering
     
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  5. Write4U Valued Senior Member

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    I find my flow in the harmonics of music. As an ex-jazz musician, 7 years with the same group, I had many occasions where everyone was in perfect synchronization of the melodic parts and rhythms; I'd get a transcendent feeling of becoming part of the music itself.
     
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  7. Xelasnave.1947 Valued Senior Member

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    Could it be that flow could be said to be mere pleasure?
    Alex
     
  8. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    Bliss.
     
  9. Xelasnave.1947 Valued Senior Member

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    Enjoying pleasure from concentrating and achieving bliss...ok lets just say flow.
    Alex
     
  10. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    It's detachment and focus in one package. I'm most creative while in the flow.
     
  11. Xelasnave.1947 Valued Senior Member

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    I like to think that I am always in the flow maybe it is an overall being at peace thing...but I avoid a lot of situations that I dont like ...weddings funerals family get togethers.
    Alex
     
  12. Write4U Valued Senior Member

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    In sports it's called "being in the zone".
     
  13. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    Yep.
     
  14. spidergoat Venued Serial Membership Valued Senior Member

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    Life.
     
  15. Bowser Life is Fatal. Valued Senior Member

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    Possibly, if we can live in the moment rather than the past or the future? It does seem we're at our best when we're in the flow.
     
  16. spidergoat Venued Serial Membership Valued Senior Member

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    We can't do shit but get out of the way.
     
  17. mmatt9876 Registered Senior Member

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    That makes me think of the practice of mindfulness. I believe practicing mindfulness techniques or relaxation techniques when we are stressed can help get up back into our flow.
     

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