(…) flow is completely focused motivation.
Colloquial terms for this or similar mental states include: to be on the ball, in the moment, present, in the zone, wired in, in the groove, or keeping your head in the game .
Flow theory postulates three conditions that have to be met to achieve a flow state:
- One must be involved in an activity with a clear set of goals. (…)
- The task at hand must have clear and immediate feedback. (…)
- (…) One must have confidence that he or she is capable to do the task at hand.