Living the Adventure (Wherever You Are)

I’m super guilty of having a wandering eye when it comes to adventures, traveling, and living in other places to where I currently am. This is likely the product of spending time growing up in several different countries, and the inherent struggle around where truly feels like ‘home’. It may also be the product of studying things like history & classical civilisations, art, spanish, archaeology & anthropology as a young person; being introduced to the development of human kind and the diversity of culture that exists on our planet makes me want to learn and grow by connecting with new … Continue reading Living the Adventure (Wherever You Are)

Life in Flow

I have recently been introduced to the concept of flow, created by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. (No, this is not about just ‘going with the flow’ of life.) In very simple terms flow is a state of being which occurs when your body/mind are being challenged and developed (Csikszentmihalyi, 2008: 3). There’s potential to access it if you have genuine enjoyment and connection to whatever activity you are doing. “[T]he experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.” (Csikszentmihalyi, 2008: 4) Examples of activities which can induce flow are: learning a new language, practicing music, training … Continue reading Life in Flow