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    DescriptionPart psychological study, part self-help book, Finding Flow is a prescriptive guide that helps us reclaim ownership of our lives. Based on a far-reaching study of thousands of individuals, Finding Flow contends that we often walk through our days unaware and out of touch with our emotional lives. Our inattention makes us constantly bounce between two extremes: during much of the day we live filled with the anxiety and pressures of our work and obligations, while during our leisure moments, we tend to live in passive boredom. The key, according to Csikszentmihalyi, is to challenge ourselves with tasks requiring a high degree of skill and commitment. Instead of watching television, play the piano. Transform a routine task by taking a different approach. In short, learn the joy of complete engagement. Thought they appear simple, the lessons in Finding Flow are life-altering.

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    Finding Flow
    The Psychology of Engagement With Everyday Life
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 185 g
    ISBN 13: 9780465024117
    ISBN 10: 0465024114

    BIC E4L: PSY
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.0
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
    DC22: 158
    Ingram Theme: APPR/CLASSA
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    DC21: 158
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: SEL009000
    LC classification: BF
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Abridged Dewey: 158
    BISAC V2.8: PSY003000, SEL031000, PSY000000
    Thema V1.0: JM, VSP
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    06 April 1998
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is professor of psychology and education at the University of Chicago. He is the author of a number of books, including the bestselling Flow, The Evolving Self, Creativity, and Being Adolescent.
    Table of contents
    * The Structures of Everyday Life * The Content of Experience * How We Feel When Doing Different Things * The Paradox of Work * The Risks and Opportunities of Leisure * Relationships and the Quality of Life * Changing the Patterns of Life * The Autotelic Personality * The Love of Fate