What Is Flow? - The Psychology of Flow By Kendra Cherry Updated December 16, 2014. Imagine for a moment that you are running a race. Beat Procrastination and Get Motivated with The Procrastination Equation Very Clever. The science that I have discovered works well for turning procrastination into the jet fuel for success is determining what the stumbling block/fear is and discovering what information that feeling has to tell as to what to do next. Using the science of emotions, clients are able to know what is needed in the moment to move forward. What we resist – fight – persists. It is not about the forcing and managing procrastination and using behavior modification strategies to out wit procrastination but rather about aligning with your feelings and acting on the information they have to offer. Going from the inside out vs outside in, you have a reliable system that works every time.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Teaching Interests and Areas of Expertise Creativity and Innovation, Managing Flow Current Research Interests Professor Csikszentmihalyi is the founder and co-director of the Quality of Life Research Center (QLRC). 201 Ways to Arouse Your Creativity Arouse your creativity Electric flesh-arrows … traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. The Most Important To-Do List I Ever Created. Over the past decade, I have learned a lot about myself, relationships, compromise, pain, forgiveness, purification, happiness, regret, heartbreak, love, compassion and self-worth…amongst other things. After a sleepless night of tears and reflection, I needed something to kick start my morning, my Monday, my month. So, I wrote a list for myself, which is something that I do every other day, just in a totally different way. Something to focus on when I get lost along the way. Something to remind me of what is important to me. Something to remind me of how far I have come, how this is the only moment that counts and how simple life can be.
12 Things Killer Employees Do Before Noon A recent study published in an American Psychological Association journal, Emotion, suggests that early birds are generally happier than night owls. More than 700 respondents, ranging from ages 17 to 79, were surveyed and asked about their emotional state, health, and preferred time of day. Self-professed "morning people" reported feeling happier and healthier than night owls. Researchers hypothesize that one of the reasons could be because society caters to a morning person's schedule. The Secret to Productivity: Focus Technology has helped us do so much more, so much faster. But many experts argue that work-related systems and tools haven’t necessarily made us more productive. How many times does your phone, tablet or computer chime to indicate email or a Facebook notification? The reality is that while technology has the ability to improve productivity, too many people allow it to distract. Ultimately, the key to getting more done in less time requires focus.
Three Principles Behind All Tools || Take me back to the main ToolKit page || || Take me back to the DirectedCreativity Home page || There are many tools for creative thinking in the literature... Edward de Bono presents 13 tools in his book Serious Creativity Grace McGartland has 25 tips and techniques in Thunderbolt Thinking(TM) Arthur VanGundy covers 29 tools in Idea Power Michael Michalko describes 34 techniques in Thinkertoys Roger von Oech has 64 methods in his Creative Whack Pack Koberg and Bagnall give guidance on 67 tools in The Universal Traveler James Higgins tops them all with his book 101 Creative Problem Solving Techniques. While there is overlap among these compilations, there are at least 250 unique tools in these seven books. And these are only a few of the references available on the topic of creative thinking! Unfortunately, this variety leaves the impression that no one really knows how to stimulate creativity.
The 11 Differences Between Dating a European Man vs an American Man I never thought that the cultural background of a dating prospect would make much of a difference when it came to relationships. However, since living in New York, I’ve had the opportunity to meet many different people from various backgrounds and it’s become clear that there are definite cultural norms specific to European men versus American men (especially New Yorkers). I’m not to judge that one is better than the other, and mind you, my observations are based on my own experiences as well as a group of women I’ve interviewed in the last two years. The below is a list of some of the themes and commonalities observed. Now, when I discuss the differences between European and American, I’m referring to a mindset. 7 Habits of Highly Effective Employees 31inShareinShare31 We’re fortunate to have built a great team at crowdSPRING. What makes one employee highly effective and another average? For some of our job postings, crowdSPRING receives hundreds of resumes. How do we find the the most effective people to join our team?