How Living a Story Worth Telling Will Transform Your Life

And help you avoid the top 5 regrets of the dying

Gregory Russell Benedikt


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This is the latest volume of the newsletter I send out every Monday Morning. It’s called Renaissance and is full of learning, inspiration, and dad humor.

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What I’m learning about 🧠

The four stages of the Flow cycle.

Flow is the mental state of being completely absorbed and focused on the present moment.

It’s the optimal state of consciousness where we perform at our best and feel AMAZING.

Time slows down, our motivation and productivity increase by 500%, and our creativity and innovation go through the roof.

During flow, our brain drinks a cocktail of all the “good” neurochemicals such as norepinephrine, dopamine, serotonin, etc.

I may avoid cocktails in my own life, but I’m all for my brain chugging a pint of positive neurotransmitters with the lads.

A major key to getting into flow is understanding the four stages of the flow cycle.

Stage #1 — Struggle: This is when you first sit down to tackle a task and it feels like you’re…