Today I’m joined by Jiro Taylor. He’s the host of “Flowstate Collective” podcast and founder of a global community of the same name, where he helps individuals reach their ultimate peak performance and potential by optimizing “flow.”
He runs a blog, interviews top performers, creates adventure retreats, and explores altered states of consciousness. He also coaches entrepreneurs and guides them to optimize life through flow, mindfulness meditation and adventure.
“Flow” is a state of heightened focus and complete absorption in the present moment. All sense of time and sense of self disappears and one becomes fully absorbed and connected to the joy of life. We had an excellent chat where we discussed…
- Why there are few answers to life’s deepest questions
- Why most of us live according to someone else’s values instead of searching for our own
- Creating internal self-love and self-acceptance
- The value of separation and reinvention
- Eastern vs Western philosophy – and lessons
- The definition of “flow,” where our sense of time, self, and rational thought shuts down
- Simple techniques to cultivate flow and heighten awareness
- Lessons from Zen Buddhism, samurai philosophy, and Zanshin – “the mind with no remainder”
- Plus much more!
If you’ve followed my work for a while, you’ll know that “Flow” and optimizing for peak potential is something that I’m truly passionate about, and could spend a whole day discussing this. Hope you enjoy this excellent, value-packed hour long interview with Jiro as much as I did.
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