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Flow. I’ve written about this concept before. It’s that sense of timelessness where all your focus in on a singular task. Where your skills match a challenge. Athletes call this the “zone”.

The problem is accessing the zone. How? You’ll stumble into it be chance. It’s a wonderful feeling.

Did you know that you can “prime” yourself to get into flow more often? The trick is to plan yourself into it.

This article, by productivity planner company Best Self Co, has a quick list of things that “improve productivity”. In reality, these are the tools you need to create the directed focus and timeline pressure to trigger flow.

Read the article and think about where in your world you might be able to apply one tool.