Boulogne-Billancourt, 22h30, printemps 2017 :

"Et donc, tu fais quoi dans la vie ?

- Si cette question vise à mieux me connaître, je préfère te parler de ce que je fais durant mon temps libre, plutôt que durant mon temps de travail…"

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© échappées libres

Extraits du livre "The Decision Book", écrit par Mikael Krogerus et Roman Tschäooeler, et publié pour la première fois en anglais en 2011 par Profil Books Ltd : 

"Over thousand years ago, Aristotle came to the unsurprising conclusion that what a person wants above all is to be happy. 

In 1961, the US psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi looked for a term that described the state of feeling happy. He called it "flow".

After interviewing over a thousand people about what made them happy, he found that all the responses had five things in common. Happiness, or "flow", occurs when we are :

- intensely focused on an activity

- of our own choosing, that is

- neither under-challenging, nor over-challenging, that as

- a clear objective, and that receives

- immediate feedback."

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Le Violon d'Ingres, Man Ray, 1924