Ever have those days when you look up and 2 hours have passed and it feels like 10 minutes but you can't believe how much you've gotten done? I LOVE when that happens, but unfortunately more often, I look up and 2 hours have passed and all I got done was respond to 3 emails, comment on a few social media posts and drop off my kids' lunches at school.
Flow is “a psychological state where a person is fully focused or immersed on an activity or task.” Those times when I experience it, I'm not worried about how many emails are stacked up in my in box, the dishes in the sink since I work from home or the person I forgot to text. I'm totally absorbed in one meaningful task at a time, I'm engaged with what I'm doing, and I'm totally effective and efficient.
The first step to finding flow is to love what you do. I've got that covered. But here's some additional tips I found useful to find that state of flow more often.
Choose a key item on your to do list. There’s work you love that’s easy and u...