Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Quotes

Each of us is born with two contradictory sets of instructions: a Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Picture Quote

Picture Quotes

Each of us is born with two contradictory sets of instructions: a conservative tendency, made up of instincts for self-preservation, self-aggrandizement, and saving energy, and an expansive tendency made up of instincts for exploring, for enjoying novelty and risk-the curiosity that leads to creativity belongs to this set. But whereas the first tendency requires little encouragement or support from outside to motivate behaviour, the second can wilt if not cultivated.

What does this contradictory pattern mean?one conclusion seems inevitable: when it Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Picture Quote

People Quotes, Work Quotes

What does this contradictory pattern mean?one conclusion seems inevitable: when it comes to work, people do not heed the evidence of their senses. They disregard the quality of immediate experience, and base their motivation instead on the strongly rooted cultural stereotype of what work is supposed to be like. They think of it as an imposition, a constraint, an infringement of their freedom, and therefore something to be avoided as much as possible.