Even in a year of big crisis, small acts inspire calm and creativity

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While growing up in Europe in the fragile aftermath of World War II, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi noticed that many people couldn’t find the strength to put their lives back together. He dedicated his life to discovering what makes life worth living. And Csikszentmihalyi believes he has found it.

His seminal research on the elusive “flow state” transformed the trajectory of positivity research. “Flow,” a mental state characterized by active, blissful immersion, has now been recognized as an ideal of the human experience. …


Elizabeth Webster

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