This section describes the state of flow or eudaimonia. It explains how to create more intrinsic happiness within this brain wave state. You will also learn the 8 characteristics of flow, how to create the flow state on demand, and the benefits of flow.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand what flow is and why it is so important to create happiness
  • Learn the definition of flow as per Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Realize the difference between extrinsic and intrinsic happiness and which category flow falls into
  • Learn other names for flow, like “being in the zone,” or “being in the pocket”
  • Understand the 8 characteristics of flow so that you can more easily achieve this state