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Flow Book by ,

Flow Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 0061876720
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Summary: THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC ON 'FLOW' – THE KEY TO UNLOCKING MEANING, CREATIVITY, PEAK PERFORMANCE, AND TRUE HAPPINESS Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi ("the leading researcher into ‘flow states’" —Newsweek) demonstrates the ways this positive state can be controlled, not just left to chance. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness, unlock our potential, and greatly improve the quality of our lives. "Explores a happy state of mind called flow, the feeling of complete engagement in a creative or playful activity." —Time

Go with the Flow Book by Karen Schneemann,Lily Williams

Go with the Flow Book
  • Author : Karen Schneemann,Lily Williams
  • Publisher : First Second
  • Release Date : 2020-01-14
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN Code: 1250771102
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Summary: High school students embark on a crash course of friendship, female empowerment, and women's health issues in Lily Williams and Karen Schneemann's graphic novel Go With the Flow. Good friends help you go with the flow. Best friends help you start a revolution. Sophomores Abby, Brit, Christine, and Sasha are fed up. Hazelton High never has enough tampons. Or pads. Or adults who will listen. Sick of an administration that puts football before female health, the girls confront a world that shrugs—or worse, squirms—at the thought of a menstruation revolution. They band together to make a change. It’s no easy task, especially while grappling with everything from crushes to trig to JV track but they have each other’s backs. That is, until one of the girls goes rogue, testing the limits of their friendship and pushing the friends to question the power of their own voices. Now they must learn to work together to raise each other up. But how do you stand your ground while raising bloody hell?

Finding Flow Book by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Finding Flow Book
  • Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN Code: 1541647459
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Summary: From one of the pioneers of the scientific study of happiness, an indispensable guide to living your best life. What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray. Work fills our days with anxiety and pressure, so that during our free time, we tend to live in boredom, watching TV or absorbed by our phones. What are we missing? To answer this question, Csikszentmihalyi studied thousands of people, and he found the key. People are happiest when they challenge themselves with tasks that demand a high degree of skill and commitment, and which are undertaken for their own sake. Instead of watching television, play the piano. Take a routine chore and figure out how to do it better, faster, more efficiently. In short, learn the hidden power of complete engagement, a psychological state the author calls flow. Though they appear simple, the lessons in Finding Flow are life-changing.

Ebb and Flow Book by Heather Smith

Ebb and Flow Book
  • Author : Heather Smith
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN Code: 1525300644
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Summary: A powerful story of betrayal, forgiveness and self-discovery. One summer, after a long plane ride and a rotten bad year I went to Grandma Jo’s. Ebb & Flow is the captivating story of eleven-year-old Jett’s summer back home on the coast after “a rotten bad year” in a new town. When his father went to jail, Jett and his mother moved away, and Jett quickly learned that fresh starts aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. He returns to spend the summer with his unconventional Grandma Jo, bringing along a secret about the betrayal of a friend. Will a summer spent with Grandma Jo help Jett come to terms with his mistakes and forgive himself? This emotionally charged story, told in free verse, will pull readers in and captivate them.

The Tiny Book of Tiny Pleasures Book by Irene Smit,Astrid van der Hulst,Editors of Flow magazine

The Tiny Book of Tiny Pleasures Book
  • Author : Irene Smit,Astrid van der Hulst,Editors of Flow magazine
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-04-04
  • Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN Code: 1523502142
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Summary: A perfect gift book filled with whimsical, colorful illustrations, short lists, cheerful prompts, recipes, and fun facts, The Tiny Book of Tiny Pleasures is the sweetest reminder imaginable that it’s the little things in life that make us happy. Little things like sharing tea with a friend. An ice cream cone with sprinkles. Finding a forgotten item of clothing in the closet. The smell in the air right after a summer rain. Created by the editors of Flow magazine, The Tiny Book of Tiny Pleasures is a celebration of slowing down and appreciating the simple moments of life—all you have to do is take notice.

Applications of Flow in Human Development and Education Book by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Applications of Flow in Human Development and Education Book
  • Author : Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-08
  • Category: Psychology
  • Pages : 494
  • ISBN Code: 9401790949
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Summary: The third volume of the collected works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi covers his work on the application of flow in areas that go beyond the field of leisure where the concept was first applied. Based on his personal experience with schooling and learning, as well as that of many others and contrary to what Cicero claimed, Csikszentmihalyi arrived at the conclusion that instead of taking pride in making the roots of knowledge as bitter as possible, we should try to make them sweeter. Just as flow became a popular and useful concept in voluntary activities, it could likewise be applied in education with the end result of young people being more likely to continue learning not just because they have to but because they want to. This volume brings together a number of articles in which Csikszentmihalyi develops ideas about how to make education and more generally the process of learning to live a good life, more enjoyable. Since theory is the mother of good practice, the first eleven chapters are devoted to theoretical reflections. Some are general and explore what it means to be a human being, what it means to be a person, when we look at life from the perspective of flow. Others are more narrowly focused on such topics as consumption, education, teaching and learning. They help laypeople reflect how they can arrange their lives in such a way as to leave a small ecological footprint while getting the most enjoyment. The second section of the volume contains a dozen empirical articles on similar topics. They deal with the development of identity and self-worth; with the formation of goals and motivation; with loneliness and family life.

Flow, Flow, Flow Book by Andrée Salom

Flow, Flow, Flow Book
  • Author : Andrée Salom
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-02-27
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN Code: 1614293414
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Summary: Join a group of adventurous children on their ever-changing journey across the sea in this delightfully illustrated book that playfully teaches impermanence, change, and acceptance. Enjoy things with pleasure and do let them go, And grow into life—let it flow, flow, flow, flow. Four children set off on a magical voyage of imagination. Along the way, to no destination in particular, they meet walrus ice cream vendors, lemurs and tigers living in harmony, helpful octopi and more. As the scenery changes, our travelers learn to go with the flow, welcoming each new experience for what it is in the moment, and accepting when those experiences drift away, to be replaced with a whole new adventure. Children (and adults) will get lost in the detailed and whimsical illustrations, discovering something new each time they read this book. As the characters experience constantly changing settings, readers will begin to better understand the impermanence of life, and how wondrous it can be.

Non-Newtonian Flow and Applied Rheology Book by R. P. Chhabra,J.F. Richardson

Non-Newtonian Flow and Applied Rheology Book
  • Author : R. P. Chhabra,J.F. Richardson
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2011-04-08
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN Code: 9780080951607
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Summary: This book bridges the gap between the theoretical work of the rheologist, and the practical needs of those who have to design and operate the systems in which these materials are handled or processed. It is an established and important reference for senior level mechanical engineers, chemical and process engineers, as well as any engineer or scientist who needs to study or work with these fluids, including pharmaceutical engineers, mineral processing engineers, medical researchers, water and civil engineers. This new edition covers a considerably broader range of topics than its predecessor, including computational fluid dynamics modelling techniques, liquid/solid flows and applications to areas such as food processing, among others. Written by two of the world's leading experts, this is the only dedicated non-Newtonian flow reference in print. Since first publication significant advances have been made in almost all areas covered in this book, which are incorporated in the new edition, including developments in CFD and computational techniques, velocity profiles in pipes, liquid/solid flows and applications to food processing, and new heat/mass transfer methods and models. Covers both basic rheology and the fluid mechanics of NN fluids - a truly self-contained reference for anyone studying or working with the processing and handling of fluids

As Long as the Rivers Flow Book by Larry Loyie,Constance Brissenden

As Long as the Rivers Flow Book
  • Author : Larry Loyie,Constance Brissenden
  • Publisher : Groundwood Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-07-03
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN Code: 1773065556
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Summary: Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children's Non-Fiction In the 1800s, the education of First Nations children was taken on by various churches, in government-sponsored residential schools. Children were forcibly taken from their families in order to erase their traditional languages and cultures. As Long as the Rivers Flow is the story of Larry Loyie's last summer before entering residential school. It is a time of learning and adventure. He cares for an abandoned baby owl and watches his grandmother make winter moccasins. He helps the family prepare for a hunting and gathering trip.

From Fear to Flow Book by Jannica Heinstrom

From Fear to Flow Book
  • Author : Jannica Heinstrom
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-07-30
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 1780630360
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Summary: From Fear to Flow explores how personality traits may influence attitude, behaviour and reaction to information. Consideration is made for individual differences in information behaviour and reasons behind individual search differences. The book reviews personality and information behaviour and discusses how personality may influence the attitude towards information. Reaction to information is examined in contexts such as everyday life, decision-making, work, studies and human-computer interaction. Introduces a little researched area which is current and needed in our Information Age Explores how personality traits may influence attitude, behaviour and reaction to information Provides an overview of the psychological aspects and individual differences in information seeking behaviour and examines reasons behind individual search differences other than personality

Against Flow Book by Braxton Soderman

Against Flow Book
  • Author : Braxton Soderman
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-27
  • Category: Games & Activities
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN Code: 0262362481
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Summary: A critical discussion of the experience and theory of flow (as conceptualized by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi) in video games. Flow--as conceptualized by the psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi--describes an experience of "being in the zone," of intense absorption in an activity. It is a central concept in the study of video games, although often applied somewhat uncritically. In Against Flow, Braxton Soderman takes a step back and offers a critical assessment of flow's historical, theoretical, political, and ideological contexts in relation to video games. With close readings of games that implement and represent flow, Soderman not only evaluates the concept of flow in terms of video games but also presents a general critique of flow and its sibling, play.

Viscous Fluid Flow Book by Tasos Papanastasiou,Georgios Georgiou,Andreas N. Alexandrou

Viscous Fluid Flow Book
  • Author : Tasos Papanastasiou,Georgios Georgiou,Andreas N. Alexandrou
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-03-29
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN Code: 1420050281
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Summary: "With the appearance and fast evolution of high performance materials, mechanical, chemical and process engineers cannot perform effectively without fluid processing knowledge. The purpose of this book is to explore the systematic application of basic engineering principles to fluid flows that may occur in fluid processing and related activities. In Viscous Fluid Flow, the authors develop and rationalize the mathematics behind the study of fluid mechanics and examine the flows of Newtonian fluids. Although the material deals with Newtonian fluids, the concepts can be easily generalized to non-Newtonian fluid mechanics. The book contains many examples. Each chapter is accompanied by problems where the chapter theory can be applied to produce characteristic results. Fluid mechanics is a fundamental and essential element of advanced research, even for those working in different areas, because the principles, the equations, the analytical, computational and experimental means, and the purpose are common.

River Flow 2004 Book by Massimo Greco,Armando Carravetta,Renata Della Morte

River Flow 2004 Book
  • Author : Massimo Greco,Armando Carravetta,Renata Della Morte
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-15
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 1491
  • ISBN Code: 1482298341
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Summary: RiverFlow 2004 is the Second International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, organized as speciality conferences under the auspices of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR) within its Fluvial Hydraulics and Eco Hydraulics Sections. RiverFlow conferences are a significant forum of discussion for many researchers

Flow Chemistry Book by Santiago V Luis,Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo

Flow Chemistry Book
  • Author : Santiago V Luis,Eduardo Garcia-Verdugo
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2019-09-18
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 542
  • ISBN Code: 1788018931
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Summary: Historically pharmaceutical and fine chemical products have been synthesised using batch methods, but increasingly chemists are looking towards flow chemistry as a greener and more efficient alternative. In flow chemistry reactions are performed in a reactor with the reactants pumped through it. It has the benefit of being easily scaled up and it is straightforward to integrate synthesis, workup and analysis into one system. Flow chemistry is considered a greener alternative to batch chemistry because it is easier to control and minimise hazardous intermediates and by-products. There is significant interest in the use of flow chemistry both in the lab and on an industrial scale. Flow Chemistry provides an update on recent advances that have been made in the field. Particular emphasis is given to the new integrated approaches that bring together several elements to implement flow processes as a regular green chemistry tool for the chemical industries. With chapter contributions from several well-known experts in the field, this book is a valuable resource for researchers working in green chemistry and synthesis, chemical engineers and industrial chemists working in the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals industries.

Heavy Flow Book by Amanda Laird

Heavy Flow Book
  • Author : Amanda Laird
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Release Date : 2019-02-23
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN Code: 1459743148
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Summary: A modern guide to understanding your menstrual cycle, breaking through shame and stigma, and reclaiming your fifth vital sign through holistic nutrition, lifestyle, and self-advocacy.

Flow Book by Elissa Stein,Susan Kim

Flow Book
  • Author : Elissa Stein,Susan Kim
  • Publisher : St. Martin\'s Griffin
  • Release Date : 2009-11-10
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 9781429983396
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Summary: In this hip, hilarious and truly eye-opening cultural history, menstruation is talked about as never before. Flow spans its fascinating, occasionally wacky and sometimes downright scary story: from mikvahs (ritual cleansing baths) to menopause, hysteria to hysterectomies—not to mention the Pill, cramps, the history of underwear, and the movie about puberty they showed you in 5th grade. Flow answers such questions as: What's the point of getting a period? What did women do before pads and tampons? What about new drugs that promise to end periods—a hot idea or not? Sex during your period: gross or a turn-on? And what's normal, anyway? With color reproductions of (campy) historical ads and early (excruciating) femcare devices, it also provides a fascinating (and mind-boggling) gallery of this complex, personal and uniquely female process. As irreverent as it is informative, Flow gives an everyday occurrence its true props – and eradicates the stigma placed on it for centuries.

Open-Channel Flow Book by M. Hanif Chaudhry

Open-Channel Flow Book
  • Author : M. Hanif Chaudhry
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-11-16
  • Category: Science
  • Pages : 523
  • ISBN Code: 0387686487
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Summary: Open Channel Flow, 2nd edition is written for senior-level undergraduate and graduate courses on steady and unsteady open-channel flow. The book is comprised of two parts: Part I covers steady flow and Part II describes unsteady flow. The second edition features considerable emphasis on the presentation of modern methods for computer analyses; full coverage of unsteady flow; inclusion of typical computer programs; new problem sets and a complete solution manual for instructors.

Flow Visualization Book by A J Smits,T T Lim

Flow Visualization Book
  • Author : A J Smits,T T Lim
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2012-08-02
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 444
  • ISBN Code: 1908977183
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Summary: This is the 2nd edition of the book, Flow Visualization: Techniques and Examples, which was published by Imperial College Press in 2000. Many of the chapters have been revised and updated to take into consideration recent changes in a number of flow visualization and measurement techniques, including an updated high quality flow gallery. Unique among similar publications, this book focuses on the practical rather than theoretical aspects. Obtaining high quality flow visualization results is, in many ways, more of an art than a science, and experience plays a key deciding role. The depth and breadth of the material will make this book invaluable to readers of all levels of experience in the field. Sample Chapter(s) Chapter 1: Interpretation of Flow Visualization (4,633 KB) Chapter 2: Hydrogen Bubble Visualization (15,745 KB) Contents:Interpretation of Flow VisualizationHydrogen Bubble VisualizationDye and Smoke VisualizationMolecular Tagging Velocimetry and ThermometryPlanar Imaging of Gas Phase FlowsDigital Particle Image VelocimetrySurface Temperature Sensing with Thermochromic Liquid CrystalsPressure and Shear Sensitive CoatingsMethods for Compressible FlowsThree-Dimensional ImagingQuantitative Flow Visualization via Fully Resolved Four-Dimensional ImagingVisualization, Feature Extraction, and Quantification of Numerical Visualizations of High-Gradient Compressible FlowsColor Plates and Flow Gallery Readership: Undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers in flow visualization. Keywords:Dye and Smoke Visualization;Hydrogen Bubble;Qualitative and Quantitative Flow Visualization;Digital Particle Image Velocimetry;Molecular Tagging Velocimetry;Laser ImagingKey Features:Each chapter of the book is written by an expert (or experts) in the fieldThe book includes a flow gallery of high quality flow visualization imagesThe depth and breadth of the material will make it invaluable to readers of all levels of experience in flow visualizationReviews: “The book combines a broad overview with a deep insight into the field of flow visualization. The pros and cons of each method and pitfalls in the interpretation of measurements results are discussed. Many practical tips are given. The book is very useful for students and researchers. It is highly recommended.” ZAMM Journal