We’re drowning in information—about how to live better, eat right, earn more and find true love—but we’re still starving for motivation. One Harvard Medical School study found that when patients were faced with “change or die” medical advice to stop smoking, drop their blood pressure, lose critical weight or manage their diabetes, only 12 percent were able to pull it off. That means seven out of eight of us would die rather than change.Continue reading
The “runner’s high,” or “flow,” the term for our optimal state of consciousness, is real.
The science of ultimate human performance has a bad name–literally. “Flow” is the term used by researchers for optimal states of consciousness, those peak moments of total absorption where self vanishes, time flies, and all aspects of performance go through the roof.Continue reading