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November 11th, 2020

It's an odd feeling: flow is experientially satisfying, but the creeping self-abnegation is worrying. I also notice it takes quite a while to "reset" from this phase, to start hearing myself think again, to feel like less of an automaton. ****

November 27th, 2020

I have no time for anyone trying to put a process around creative work. flow states do not live inside a linear creative process. You need the freedom to leap ahead, retreat, move back to paper when you’re struggling on screen and vice versa.

November 11th, 2020

I don't experience this feeling when I spend many days back-to-back in flow doing other work: developing an idea, writing, designing. I wonder if it's bc those activities are more creative, involve more reflective thought. Or maybe it's that I'm worse at them—so flow's less deep! ****

November 11th, 2020

I don't think flow is really the opposite of boredom. flow is pure execution of a task, no learning or engagement or curiosity just glorious purpose *