From Library Journal
- Terry McMaster, Utica Coll. of Syracuse Univ. Lib., N.Y .
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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The book is very well written and has a good message, but is so ponderous.
Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has spent decades researching and developing a theory of happiness called "Flow". "Flow" is "optimal experience."
I'm taking that to mean that if I learn to find flow experiences, it will lead to greater happiness.
I usually don't write reviews but this topic is important to me. The first 3 chapters are great and recommended in that is describes flow. Read morePublished 8 days ago by jablom
This is a really inspiring book about becoming immersed in what you do, and the benefits of the immersion. It's not really about being happy, as the cover suggests. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Andrew Gentile
I think the author of this book must really like rock climbing - he uses that example throughout the entire book. I found the theory pretty shallow and elementary.Published 24 days ago by Clinton J Williams
Can be a little science heavy at times, but provides some insight into very practical ways to make the everyday experience more gratifying.Published 27 days ago by Cara L Unterkofler
Within the positive psychology literature, almost everyone mentions with great praise this author and his work on "flow"; as such I purchased the audiobook version and was... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Harry M. Shin
Great book. Really helps to get to the bottom of flow. If you are going to create entertainment of any kind, you need this book,Published 1 month ago by Christopher Parsons
As good as it gets if you want real clarity about the nature of self fulfillment and optimizing life's experiences without any religious or pseudo spiritual bulls***! Read morePublished 1 month ago by David Nelson