Four Ways to Hack Into Your Flow State | Kelly Howell

Do you want to experience more flow in your life?

Of course you do. We all do. The Flow State of consciousness is magical. It’s a time of total engagement with an activity that brings immense joy. It’s a time when the ego falls away and we become one with the task at hand.

Flow is a state of rapture.

I admit, this sounds like a transcendent state of consciousness, which in a sense it is, but Flow is readily accessible and can ...

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Why Daydreaming is Good for You

Can you remember back to a time when your days were spent lost in fantasy, playful thoughts and daydreams? Then, usually in school, your freethinking daydreamer was scorned. In our society daydreaming gets a bad rap. We tend to think of people that have wandering minds as ungrounded “space cadets” who are lost in the clouds. However new studies reveal that daydreaming is vital to higher levels of cognitive function. Yes, daydreaming is good for you. It offers many rewards, such as:
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Is Multitasking Killing Your Brain?

You are intent on completing that project but respond to a few personal emails then scan the NY Times site to start the day. The sidebar lures you off with a super interesting article. Ding! Your cell phone has a new text. Before you can respond you get 2 alerts from Facebook. Your calendar auto-pop says you are late for your next appointment, and ding! Auto-confirm your dentist for Tuesday. While 2 new Tweets come in, you check the forecast.

Are ...

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4 Strategies to Enhance Gratitude

Gratitude has slipped into mainstream consciousness as a panacea — a straight shot to joy and well-being without construction or detours. According to recent research, gratitude’s recent omnipresence in the personal development sphere is well deserved.

Gratitude is an acknowledgement of the goodness in your life, a general state of thankfulness or appreciation. When one practices the cultivation of gratitude, he or she often realizes that this goodness is mostly external, outside of one’s being. It helps people focus on what ...

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A Meditation for the Spring Equinox

As the month marches on, energies are changing in preparation for one of the most powerful days on the calendar, the Spring Equinox. March 20th is an auspicious day in which our intentions and wishes that were planted and have been germinating within the previous weeks start to burst forth in wild, optimistic color.

If you’ve followed my newsletters and blog, I hope you have gifted yourself the time to take part in my springtime manifestation exercise. This is a continuation ...

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Manifestation & The Spring Equinox

I invite you to take the old adage “In like a lion, out like a lamb” to heart this month and focus upon transforming tumult into harmony and balance. At times our inner state can resemble a lion – wild and ferocious, a mighty predator of mindfulness that leaves our lives unsettled. Sometimes this powerful, catlike state can be beneficial and empowering; however, there are times when we need to calm and center ourselves.

As winter wanes and the days lengthen, ...

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What are you a slave to?

Here I am, on a white sandy beach, lounging under an umbrella, gazing out onto the sparkling ocean. And here’s  what I’m thinking.

 

 

  • I’ve been working too hard.
  • I’m not having enough fun.  
  • I need to make more time to nurture me.
  • Why can’t I feel like I’m on vacation everyday?”

Does this dialog sound familiar? 

When Tim Ferris came out with the 4-Hour Work Week I thought to myself, of all the people who are set ...

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The Abundance Project

This December, I invite you to join me in increasing abundance in all aspects of your life. The program is simple. Listen to Attract Wealth, Manifest Prosperity and, or Flow and Synchronicity daily.

Play one in the background while you go about your day.
Read the affirmations for the program you’re working with. (They can be found on the product pages.)
Pick 3 of your favorite affirmations and repeat them like a mantra this month.

Choose ...

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Turbocharge Your Daydreams

Create a Dream Laboratory

A dream lab gives your mind full permission to explore the further reaches of your imagination. It’s also the ideal place to incubate your goals and life dreams. Find a time when you will not be disturbed. Slip on your headphones and listen to Unplugged Deep Relaxation. As you breathe and relax, create in your mind the ideal sanctuary; it could be a mountain top temple overlooking the deep blue sea, a palatial penthouse, ...

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Blessing – A Practice That Heals

Can a blessing transform you and your world? Pierre Pradervand combines his work in personal development and social justice to reveal a new way to change our thoughts, interactions and outcomes: with a silent blessing. By blessing, Pradervand means wishing from the bottom of the heart, in total sincerity, the very best for other people–their complete fulfillment and complete happiness. Pradervand acknowledges that it is not easy to bless everyone. But what begins as an intention can become a powerful ...

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