Work Is Easy, but Is the Quality Hard to Attain? Try Flow.
Here are three pillars of Flow States
Flow is an efficiency booster.
It has many factors that play part in its formation but here are three that are key in attaining Flow.
Mindset Is The Key
Your thoughts are the pathways to your destination.
Benjamin Hardy, Ph.D. has a theory on attaining Flow. He says that you should think of the end of the task and you are starting it.
This helps in tunneling the focus.
Happy Emotions Are The Identity of Your Work
When I begin any work, if I don’t have any emotion attached to it, then it is a chore. It is mundane.
It is work that doesn’t need the utmost focus.
Doing Flow is emoting in your work. You represent yourself in every bit of work you start and finish.
But is there a way to hijack this emotion?
To have an emotion attached to the work, consume some of your favorite content.
This content can invoke emotion in you.
I have two videos that I watch every time I sit to write. One to inspire me, one to leave me in awe.
Physical Environment is Mental Clarity
Your quality of work is directly proportionate to the quality of your environment.
Distractions only fuel procrastination. If used right, it can help you do the task well.
Clean your place of work. It just allows you to do one less mundane task. It gives you that little victory over your stubborn mind.
Hence, it makes you more focused on the main work.
Combining the three pillars, you get the one giant skyscraper of Flow state.
A place of mind where you can focus. Two hours of focused work is better than twenty hours of distracted work.