How much of your day do you feel like you’re in a state of “flow”?

Flow is defined as “the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter”.

Time flies, we feel invigorated and excited by our work, rather than drained and despondent, and have the feeling “This is the real me”.

By finding our what your strengths are, developing and investing in them, creating opportunities to use your strengths, you are more likely to be in “flow”. Ideally the work you do for a living employs your strengths.

It’s certainly something to aim for. Being healthy includes maximising your strengths, continuing to find ways to use and develop them.

That’s when you feel the buzz and enthusiasm to get out of bed in the morning!

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