The Wild Awake Podcast

Flow Psychology with Kyle Pearce

July 17, 2019 Kristen Yates / Kyle Pearce Season 1 Episode 2
The Wild Awake Podcast
Flow Psychology with Kyle Pearce
Show Notes

Episode 2: We dive into the power of flow state, optimizing creativity, the psychology of habits, keys to lasting happiness, rewilding our consciousness, and so much more. 

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • What flow state is, and why it’s so important 
  • Why it’s so important to incorporate meaning and challenge into our 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 creativity and success 
  • 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 is, and how it’s a part of everyone’s 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 as bad for your health as obesity 
  • Why being a 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 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 the importance of connecting with this 
  • How to contribute to shifting into a regenerative culture 

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Flow: The Psychology of Optimum Experience (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi)