“Ten times a day something happens to me like this – some strengthening throb of amazement – some good sweet empathic ping and swell. This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.”
― Mary Oliver
The most treasured moments are those timeless ones where you are totally engaged with whatever you are doing. You are in the zone, the canvas, the rock climbing or the conversation. You are completely focused and feel positive shifting of energy. This experience is a cultural universal. When we are in that place we are connected, fulfilled, at “one” with and at home. Just what is this state of consciousness or energy that gets activated?
Chi is described as the universal life force or energy that permeates everything in existence. Is this mysterious river of energy related to Mihali Csikszentmihalyi’s flow state, the state of mind where we are optimally challenged and totally engaged?
Watch John Vervaeke explain the psychological experience of Chi………Chi Explained Without Magic.