Flow Book
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  • Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Date : 2009-10-13
  • Category : Psychology
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780061876721

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“Csikszentmihalyi arrives at an insight that many of us can intuitively grasp, despite our insistent (and culturally supported) denial of this truth. That is, it is not what happens to us that determines our happiness, but the manner in which we make sense of that reality. . . . The manner in which Csikszentmihalyi integrates research on consciousness, personal psychology and spirituality is illuminating.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review The bestselling classic that holds the key to unlocking meaning, creativity, peak performance, and true happiness. Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi ("the leading researcher into ‘flow states’" —Newsweek) demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

Ebb and Flow Book

Ebb and Flow

  • Author : Heather Smith
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Date : 2018-04-03
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9781771388382

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"After "rotten bad year" on the mainland, eleven-year-old Jett returns to Newfoundland to spend the summer with his sprightly Grandma Jo (whose hair is dyed cotton candy blue to match her house), bringing along a shameful secret involving the betrayal of a friend. As summer unfolds, Grandma Jo nurtures in Jett his sense of caring for others while giving him space to breathe. Jett finds himself examining memories of his past like bits of sea glass-arranging them in a way he can make sense of as he struggles to come to terms with past mistakes. A powerful and engaging narrative, composed of artfully wrought vignettes, Ebb & Flow washes over the reader, pulling them into the mystery of what happened to Jett on the mainland, and into his journey to redemption."--

Finding Flow Book
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Finding Flow

  • Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalhi
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Date : 2020-03-03
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN : 9781541647459

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From one of the pioneers of the scientific study of happiness, an indispensable guide to living your best life. What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray. Work fills our days with anxiety and pressure, so that during our free time, we tend to live in boredom, watching TV or absorbed by our phones. What are we missing? To answer this question, Csikszentmihalyi studied thousands of people, and he found the key. People are happiest when they challenge themselves with tasks that demand a high degree of skill and commitment, and which are undertaken for their own sake. Instead of watching television, play the piano. Take a routine chore and figure out how to do it better, faster, more efficiently. In short, learn the hidden power of complete engagement, a psychological state the author calls flow. Though they appear simple, the lessons in Finding Flow are life-changing.

Against Flow Book

Against Flow

  • Author : Braxton Soderman
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Date : 2021-04-27
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN : 9780262362481

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A critical discussion of the experience and theory of flow (as conceptualized by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi) in video games. Flow--as conceptualized by the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi--describes an experience of "being in the zone," of intense absorption in an activity. It is a central concept in the study of video games, although often applied somewhat uncritically. In Against Flow, Braxton Soderman takes a step back and offers a critical assessment of flow's historical, theoretical, political, and ideological contexts in relation to video games. With close readings of games that implement and represent flow, Soderman not only evaluates the concept of flow in terms of video games but also presents a general critique of flow and its sibling, play.

Go with the Flow Book
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Go with the Flow

  • Author : Karen Schneemann
  • Publisher : First Second
  • Date : 2020-01-14
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781250771100

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High school students embark on a crash course of friendship, female empowerment, and women's health issues in Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann's graphic novel Go With the Flow. Good friends help you go with the flow. Best friends help you start a revolution. Sophomores Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up. Hazelton High never has enough tampons. Or pads. Or adults who will listen. Sick of an administration that puts football before female health, the girls confront a world that shrugs—or worse, squirms—at the thought of a menstruation revolution. They band together to make a change. It’s no easy task, especially while grappling with everything from crushes to trig to JV track but they have each other’s backs. That is, until one of the girls goes rogue, testing the limits of their friendship and pushing the friends to question the power of their own voices. Now they must learn to work together to raise each other up. But how do you stand your ground while raising bloody hell?

An Introduction to Turbulent Flow Book
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An Introduction to Turbulent Flow

  • Author : Jean Mathieu
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Date : 2000-06-26
  • Category : Science
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN : 0521775388

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First published in 2000, this book provides the physical and mathematical framework necessary to understand turbulent flow.

Optimal Experience Book
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Optimal Experience

  • Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Date : 1992-07-31
  • Category : Psychology
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0521438098

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A comprehensive survey of study on the 'flow' experience, a desirable or optimal state of consciousness that enhances the psychic state.

Grip Book


  • Author : Kennedy Ryan
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Date : 2017-03-02
  • Category : Man-woman relationships
  • Pages : 382
  • ISBN : 1544073399

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Resisting an irresistible force wears you down and turns you out. I know. I've been doing it for years. I may not have a musical gift of my own, but I've got a nose for talent and an eye for the extraordinary. And Marlon James - Grip to his fans - is nothing short of extraordinary. Years ago, we strung together a few magical nights, but I keep those memories in a locked drawer and I've thrown away the key. All that's left is friendship and work. He's on the verge of unimaginable fame, all his dreams poised to come true. I manage his career, but I can't seem to manage my heart. It's wild, reckless, disobedient. And it remembers all the things I want to forget.

Beyond the Flow Book

Beyond the Flow

  • Author : Walkowski Niels-Oliver
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Date : 2019-08-26
  • Category : Social Science
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN : 9783957961600

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In the wake of the so-called digital revolution numerous attempts have been made to rethink and redesign what scholarly publications can or should be. Beyond the Flow examines the technologies as well as narratives driving this unfolding transformation. However, facing challenges such as the serial crisis, knowledge burying or sudoku research the discourses and practices of scholarly publishing today are mainly shaped by confusion, heterogeneity and uncertainty. By critically interrogating the current state of digital publishing in academia the book asks for how a sustainable post-digital publishing ecology can be imagined.

A Book That Takes Its Time Book
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A Book That Takes Its Time

  • Author : Irene Smit
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Date : 2017-10-03
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 340
  • ISBN : 9780761193777

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Take time to breathe. Take time to create. Take time to reflect, take time to let go. A book that’s unique in the way it mixes reading and doing, A Book That Takes Its Time is like a mindfulness retreat between two covers. Created in partnership with Flow, the groundbreaking international magazine that celebrates creativity, beautiful illustration, a love of paper, and life’s little pleasures, A Book That Takes Its Time mixes articles, inspiring quotes, and what the editors call “goodies”—bound-in cards, mini-journals, stickers, posters, blank papers for collaging, and more—giving it a distinctly handcrafted, collectible feeling. Read about the benefits of not multitasking, then turn to “The Joy of One Thing at a Time Notebook” tucked into the pages. After a short piece on the power of slowing down, fill in the designed notecards for a Beautiful Moments jar. Make a personal timeline. Learn the art of hand-lettering. Dig into your Beginner’s Mind. Embrace the art of quitting. Take the writing cure. And always smile. Move slowly and with intention through A Book That Takes Its Time, and discover that sweet place where life can be both thoughtful and playful.

Network Flow Algorithms Book

Network Flow Algorithms

  • Author : David P. Williamson
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Date : 2019-09-05
  • Category : Computers
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN : 9781107185890

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Offers an up-to-date, unified treatment of combinatorial algorithms to solve network flow problems for graduate students and professionals.

Breathe Book
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  • Author : Rickson Gracie
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Date : 2021-08-10
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN : 9780063018976

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*** Instant New York Times bestseller *** *** USA Today bestseller *** *** Wall Street Journal bestseller *** From legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA master Rickson Gracie comes a riveting, insightful memoir that weaves together the story of Gracie’s stunning career with the larger history of the Gracie family dynasty and the founding of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, showing how the connection between mind and body can be harnessed for success both inside and outside the ring. Undefeated from the late 1970s through his final fight in the Tokyo Dome in 2000, Rickson Gracie amassed hundreds of victories in the street, on the mat, at the beach, and in the ring. He has joined the pantheon that includes Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, and Jackie Chan as one of the most famous martial artists of the twentieth century. Jiu-Jitsu, the fighting style developed and pioneered by his family, has become one of the world’s most prominent martial arts, and Vale Tudo, the “anything goes” style of Brazilian street fighting over which the Gracies had a monopoly, was an early precursor to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Simply put, without the Gracie family, there would be no sport of “MMA,” no 4-billion-dollar UFC empire, and no “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu” at strip malls all across America. In Breathe, for the first time, Rickson reveals the full story of how his father and uncles came to develop Jiu-Jitsu, what it was like to grow up among several generations of world-renowned fighters from the Gracie clan, and the principles and skills that guided him to his undefeated record. From learning to assert himself on the streets of Rio to gaining fame and honor in Japan and emerging through heartbreaking tragedy, the martial arts master shares tales of overcoming challenges, extolling universal virtues and showing readers how pride and ego are the enemies of success. With never-before-seen photos and profound insights into the sport and way of life that only a studied leg

Multiphase Flow Dynamics Book

Multiphase Flow Dynamics

  • Author : Marcio Ferreira Martins
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Date : 2022-04-01
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 9783030934569

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This book presents isothermal and non-isothermal multiphase flows with and without phase change or chemical reactions. Six main axes of multiphase flow are covered in a strategic order: Multiphase Flow in Industry, Multiphase Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Multiphase Flow With Phase Change & Chemical Reactions, Multiphase Flow Modeling, Experimental Multiphase Flow, and Wet and Dry Particulate Systems. Each part is opened by mini-reviews written by internationally prominent researchers from the academy and industry. The content is of interest to researchers and engineers working in mining, oil and gas, power, nuclear, chemical process, space, food, biomedical, micro and nanotechnology, and other industries.