Tag: Flow

 

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Articles: You Will Never Find Work-Life Balance

By Christine Carter | March 15, 2016

Instead of struggling to balance responsibilities, we need to aim for finding our flow.

 

Articles: How to Thrive in the Attention Economy

By Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter | November 3, 2015

Now more than ever, we need to learn to practice mindfulness.

 

Articles: Three Tricks to Help Find Your Sweet Spot

By Christine Carter | July 23, 2015

Want more of that coveted state of ease, brilliance, and hyper-productivity? Here’s how to get it.

 

Articles: Please Stop Interrupting Me!

By Christine Carter | June 24, 2015

Why interruptions make us irritable, anxious, and unproductive.

 

Articles: When is Parenting All Joy and No Fun?

By Jill Suttie | February 20, 2014

A new book explores why contemporary parenthood can be so stressful—and at the same time so meaningful.

 
The bestselling author of “Focus” describes the relationship between performance and stress.

Videos and Podcasts: Focus, Flow, and Frazzle

By Daniel Goleman | January 22, 2014

The bestselling author of “Focus” describes the relationship between performance and stress.

 

Articles: 12 Steps to Happiness

By Stacey Kennelly | August 9, 2012

A slideshow illustrating a dozen research-tested happiness activities you can start practicing today.

 

Articles: Nine Steps to Achieving Flow in Your Work

By Leo Babauta | May 4, 2012

A state of "flow" is key to job happiness. But what is flow? Why is it important? And how can we achieve it on a regular basis at work?

 

Articles: Eight Tips for Fostering Flow in the Classroom

By Jill Suttie | April 17, 2012

Every teacher wants students to feel engaged and happy in the classroom. Here are research-based tips for making it happen.

 

Articles: Can Schools Help Students Find Flow?

By Jill Suttie | April 16, 2012

Jill Suttie explores how can we help kids become engaged learners in an era of high-stakes testing and student burnout.

 
Adapted from Jonah Lehrer's new book, Imagine: How Creativity Works.

Articles: Five Tips for Reaching Your Creative Potential

By Jonah Lehrer | April 11, 2012

Jonah Lehrer's new book shows that creativity is not a single gift possessed by the lucky few. It’s a variety of distinct thought processes that we can all learn to use more effectively.

 
The Wix Lounge in New York City.

Articles: Five Collaboration Tips from Introverts

By Genevieve DeGuzman | February 1, 2012

Collaboration and open-plan offices are trendy. But in the rush to tear down walls, are we forgetting the virtues of solitude?

 
Carl Reiner (left) and Mel Brooks worked together on Your Show of Shows.

Articles: What Mel Brooks Can Teach Us about “Group Flow”

By R. Keith Sawyer | January 24, 2012

Researcher R. Keith Sawyer looks to comedians and jazz groups for 10 keys to more creative, successful teams in the office, on the field, and beyond.

 
Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss how parents and families can overcome feeling overstressed. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

Videos and Podcasts: Less Busyness, More Flow

By Christine Carter | September 14, 2011

Christine Carter, Ph.D., and Lindsay Reed Maines discuss how parents and families can overcome feeling overstressed. Part of a video series on parenting produced by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Can We Become More Engaged at Work?

 

Raising Happiness: The Trouble with Motherhood

By Christine Carter | April 26, 2010

 

Articles: What Movies Make You Happy?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | September 1, 2009

Jeremy Adam Smith shares the 10 films that inspire and elevate him. What are yours?

 
The author during his stint at UPS

Articles: Working for Happiness

By Alex Frankel | July 1, 2009

Some workplaces are happier than others. Journalist Alex Frankel tried to discover why.

 

Articles: Grow with the Flow

By Anna Luerssen | December 1, 2008

 

Articles: Outside Room 15: Chocolate Ice Cream vs. "Flow"

By Christine Carter | January 25, 2007

 

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