The Wild Within

Flow Psychology w/ Kyle Pearce

July 12, 2019 Kristen Yates Season 1 Episode 1
The Wild Within
Flow Psychology w/ Kyle Pearce
Show Notes

Ep. 1: On this first episode, I talk with Kyle Pearce, meditation and flow psychology teacher and founder of Animist Ecology, a. company spreading eco-mindfulness through experiential learning adventures. 

In this episode, we dive into: 

  • Why it's so important to incorporate meaning and challenge into our daily activities
  • What happens neurologically when we get into flow state
  • The difference between alpha, beta, and theta brain wave states - and why it matters
  • The connection between flow state and deep states of meditation
  • How to use flow psychology to optimize your creativity
  • The importance of self-motivation for lasting success
  • Powerful questions to ask yourself to uplevel your creative output
  • Goal-setting strategies to connect your short and long-term goals and visions
  • The importance of self-education in rewiring your psychology
  • Why multitasking is so dangerous, and how to avoid the "distraction epidemic"
  • How to build "tiny habits" to increase effectiveness in your life
  • What creativity really is, and how it is a part of everyones' life
  • What a value-creation mindset is
  • The difference between spontaneous creativity and living a creative life
  • How structure and contribution are key to lasting happiness
  • Why chronic loneliness is as bad for your health as obesity
  • Why being part of a tribe is vital for your physical health
  • How to achieve flow state in your work
  • Why leisure time is more important for your work than you might think
  • The importance of an "eco sabbath" or spirit quest to recharge
  • Rewilding and the connection between nature and consciousness
  • The sentience of nature and our planet, and importance of connection wtih this
  • How to contribute to shifting into a regenerative culture

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