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Chapter 5: The Body in Flow

[Walking] can be profoundly enjoyable if a person sets goals and takes control of the process.

Everything the body can do can be enjoyable. Each motor function and each sensory organ can be used to get us into the flow. The body does not do it by itself, the mind must be involved to gain the feeling of control, growth, and the other elements of flow.

Another surprising activity that can cause flow is talking to people. There are times that we get very involved in a conversation and time flows much faster.

Other activities that use different senses include looking at art, listening to music, or tasting food. Each of these activities can get you into the flow, but only if all the conditions are met.

Principles to follow