Category: Freedom

Disorder, Essential, Freedom, meaningliessness, Time Machine, Treatment

What Is ‘Being in the Zone’? — the Fascinating Psychology of Super Productivity

Being “in the zone” is delicious, immersive, and…kinda trippy. Time collapses. Sound falls away. Suddenly we look up, and it’s 4 a.m. This tunnel-vision phenomenon is reported by athletes, creatives, and psychologists alike as a hyper-focused, sometimes spiritual, state of mind where anything is possible. It’s where we become our most productive, creative, and powerful …

Disorder, Essential, Freedom

Are You Looking for Happiness (in all the wrong places)?

In the U.S., and most western cultures, we largely ignore essential  freedom.  Instead, we pursue material objects, accomplishments, and other indicators of success. In fact we are the land of the (existentially) free (although with erosion of our civil liberties, surveillance, and uneven application of justice in our justice system, we are becoming less so), but …