Jamie Wheal is a performance expert and the co-author of "Stealing Fire." In the book, Wheal and coauthor Steven Kotler share how Navy SEALs, maverick scientists, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs achieve deep mental states of concentration and creativity.
Stan Grof, MD, Ph.D., a clinical psychiatrist from Czechoslovakia and one the founding forefathers of research in transpersonal psychology for non-ordinary states of consciousness and the therapeutic potential of LSD, has turned breathwork into a psychedelic, and the benefits are profound.
Long considered to be an elusive state that is found versus created, the idea of flow is seen by most as a mystical occurrence unlocked by athletes in fleeting moments or gurus who pursue enlightenment like a full-time job. Fortunately, it’s neither.
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