Boulogne-Billancourt (France), 10:30 p.m., spring 2017:
"So what do you do for a living?
- If this question aims to get to know me better, I prefer to talk about what I do in my free time , rather than during my work time… "
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From the "The Decision Book", written by Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschäooeler, and published in 2011 by 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."
Le Violon d'Ingres, Man Ray, 1924