Awareness Part 3, “Flow”:
I often find myself watching other people.
One of the things I’ve noticed is people who have hobbies and outside interests seem happier than those who don’t. I wondered why, so I decided to look into it.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, an early pioneer in the study of happiness, provides a possible explanation in his 1990 book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. He writes: