Glide down a river of insight as the Monster Baby podcast takes on the topic of flow. Despite her uncertainties, Lisa offers a great San Francisco-based analogy before Ted brings in the Buddhist image of the Windhorse (1:45). The two distinguish between autopilot and flow (9:26) and then dive into three main questions for the remainder of the episode (10:53). They ask “Where can we experience flow?” (11:43) and “What keeps us from flow or knocks us out of it?” (21:08) before riffing on the discipline of clearing such blockages (29:39). They get to their third inquiry, “What promotes flow or resets it?” (40:56) and close with a nod to flow in Taoism and Progressive Flo on TV (50:49). Step in to the stream and enjoy the ride!
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San Francisco improvisors Ted DesMaisons and Lisa Rowland explore the beautiful, surprising and unruly intersections between mindfulness and improvisation as they seek to befriend that oft-hidden and sometimes scary part of all of us that can lead to a life well-lived.