Nulli hac sapo - Paul Nicholas and Soul-Chaplain
For no light matter is at stake; the question concerns the very manner in which human lfe is to be lived.
"The highest endeavour of the mind, and the highest virtue, is to understand things by the third kind of knowledge - that is, by intuition."
Baruch Spinoza
Flow states

Co-creating meaning since 2001    

"The moment an idea has meaning for you - that is, it suddenly 'makes sense' to you - it becomes yours, a part of what you are
Paul Nicholas
"Flow is being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz"
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 
"Let the beauty of that which you love become that which you do"
Jalal ad-Din Rumi
"It is only in the stream of life that an expression has meaning"
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Flow in Leadership, Creativity and Learning 
Flow is a psychological state of complete absorption in an activity - the individual becomes so focused that time and the perception of externals fall away, and the individual achieves optimal performance in that activity. 
The common perception of individuals in a flow is that they are "carried along, as if by a current".
Flow states are highly conducive to creativity and learning, and all leaders, educators and facilitators should work to enhance performance by promoting flow in themselves and those they work with.

Evolutionary origins of flow

Flow in animals

Teachers should work to maximise learning by explicitly designing learning experiences to induce flow in their pupils and students.
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