Blog > Posts by Anna


Card image cap

Practice

Engraving

Daniel Coyle spent 2 years travelling the world to study talent hotbeds. And he noticed that all top learners share this trait of looking extremely closely at whatever they want to learn. He calls it The Engraving Method.

Posted by Anna | Oct 21, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

The Flow Cycle

When Einstein struggled with a problem, he'd strain for hours trying to solve it. To loosen up, he'd take a break, and sail his boat into the middle of a lake, to stare at the sky. In the cycle of practice, rest, struggle & release precede flow.

Posted by Anna | Oct 17, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

Summarising Flow

Flow is a path to thrive and survive under duress of viral pandemics, job insecurity and climate change. So, here's a summary of the amazing benefits of flow states and how to trigger them in your practice!

Posted by Anna | Oct 14, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

The Magic of Group Flow

I’m sure you’ve noticed that magical atmosphere that can arise when a group sit in mediation together, or sync yoga movements in vinyasa flow. What's that about? Turns out: Companionship is a massive trigger for flow.

Posted by Anna | Oct 09, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

Risking Flow

It was 1871, and Albert Heim was falling from a cliff. Sailing through the air, toward certain death, he felt oddly serene. Time slowed. And he had his first experience of flow.

Posted by Anna | Oct 07, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

Challenge of Flow (& the Magic of 4%)

As a boy in the Italian prison camps of World War Two, Mihaly Csikszentmihaly learned to play chess. As he gathered his focus into the game, he realised that (for hours at a time!) the hardship of prison could disappear. He was discovering flow.

Posted by Anna | Oct 03, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

Visualizing Flow

Before Alex Honnold climbed Yosemite’s Half Dome, he sat in his van for a whole day. He was about to break a world record, and become the first person to free solo all 2000 feet. So, what did he do to prepare for the incredible?

Posted by Anna | Sep 29, 2020

Card image cap

Flow

Preparing for Flow (with Micro-goals!)

When I was a kid, my best mate wanted to be an actor. No matter how many times I watched her imagine her Oscar speech, it didn’t bring her closer to her dream. Till at some point, Bronagh started to use her imagination differently.

Posted by Anna | Sep 26, 2020