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What is the secret to achieving 'flow'? An expert explains

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Flow can arise when engaged in artistic pursuits like music. Image: Jim Jacob/Unsplash

Richard Huskey
Assistant Professor of Communication and Cognitive Science, University of California
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Flow occurs when a task’s challenge – and one’s skills at the task – are both high. Image: Adapted from Nakamura/Csíkszentmihályi


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