Csikszentmihalyi pioneered the notion of "flow," and suggests that
enjoyment consists of four components:
are doing an activity that is challenging;
is clear how we are progressing (the rules ore simple);
takes all our concentration;
we are making progress and feel in control.
tend to experience flow when we practice a discipline such as an art or a sport
or a religion. (Activities such as watching TV do not create flow because
they lack a sense of achievement.)
more flow activities we incorporate into our lives, the happier we feel.
five activities create flow for you, and how could you do more of them each