Positive Psychology Reading Room: Flow The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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Adults, Adults 55+
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Our Positive Psychology Reading Group is now reading: 

Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Book is also available for FREE* on Hoopla in e-audiobook: 


*with a Westchester Library System Library card

If you would like a complementary copy, you need to email z@ypl.org to arrange pickup at the library  - a limited number of books are available.


Breakdown of readings:

June 5th Week One: Preface and Chapter 1: Happiness Revisited (pages 1-22) this includes /Introduction & Overview

June 12th Week Two: Chapter 2: The Anatomy of Consciousness (pages 23-42)

June 19th: NO MEETING 

June 26th: Week Three: Chapter 3: Enjoyment and the Quality of Life (pages 42-70)

July 3rd:NO MEETING 

July 10th: June 26th Week Four: Chapter 4: Conditions of Flow (pages 71-93)

July 17th: Week Five: Chapter 5: Body in Flow (pages 94-116)

July 24th: Week Six: Chapter 6: The Flow of Thought (pages 117-142)

July 31st: Week Seven: Chapter 7: Work as Flow (pages 143-163)

August 7th: Week Eight: Chapter 8: Enjoying Solitude and Other People (pages 164-191)

August 14th  Week Nine: Chapter 9: Cheating Chaos (pages 192-213)

August 21st: Week Ten: Chapter 10: The Making of Meaning (pages 214-240)

August 28th Get together in Person at a Restaurant  hopefully one that serves people OUTSIDE!

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This program has been generously funded through the Westchester County Board of Legislators.