Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Conversation Starters
The state called flow is the key to deeply satisfying experiences in life. It is a state of consciousness that creates total involvement, creativity, and full enjoyment. The author explains the conditions for flow to happen. Eight elements are identified.
Csikszentmihalyi is known for his expertise on the autotelic personality, which posits the idea that there are people who perform acts that are intrinsically rewarding to them, rather than pursue external goals. He says the autotelic personality is observed in individuals who know how to enjoy situations that would otherwise cause misery in other people.
Flow is a national bestseller written by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. He also wrote The Evolving Self.
A Brief Look Inside:
EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER
than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,
and the characters and its world still live on.
Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to
bring us beneath the surface of the page
and invite us into the world that lives on.
These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:
• Foster a deeper understanding of the book
• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups
• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately
• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before
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