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Old 09-27-2017, 09:34 PM   #9
Flyndaran
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Default Re: [Basic] Disadvantage of the week: Absent-Mindedness and Short Attention Span

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Originally Posted by Bruno View Post
The term in psychology for it is "flow", other careers often refer to it as being "in the zone". It's also known as Wu wei in Taoism.
I think most of us have experienced that when reading a really really good book.
I once forgot to eat for two days as a teen because of such a book. Then my stomach woke me out of that, painfully.

Sadly, my present anxiety makes me unable to go back into such immersive fun activities for fear of being "trapped".
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