Achieve Extraordinary Things with Flow

Steven Kotler and Justin Stenstrom
by Flow Research Collective
August 24, 2023
Steven Kotler and Justin Stenstrom


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Join the acclaimed author, journalist, and flow expert Steven Kotler, whose books have topped the New York Times bestseller list and who leads the prestigious Flow Research Collective. He is joined by the extraordinary Justin Stenstrom, a master of alternative medicine, a speaker, and the bestselling author of Elite Mind. Justin is also the chief editor of EliteManMagazine.com, the founder of Elite Life Nutrition, and the host of the Elite Man Podcast.

In this episode, Steven Kotler shares his insights on how to tap into the power of flow, the neurobiology of optimal states, the benefits of play, the secrets of aging well, and the importance of having a mission in life. Whether you are an athlete, an entrepreneur, a creative, or just someone who wants to live better, this episode will give you practical tips and tools on how to train your brain for flow and avoid the pitfalls that can prevent you from reaching your full potential. 

Tune in and discover how to unleash your inner gnar!


In this episode, you will learn about:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:24 Curiosity that led to Gnar Country
  • 08:00 Understanding Flow Triggers and Optimal States
  • 14:03 The Neurobiology of Peak Performance
  • 21:51 The 3 Levels of Happiness
  • 27:07 The Benefits of Play for Our Overall Well-Being
  • 35:00 Aging with a Positive Mindset
  • 39:43 The Best Protections Against Cognitive Decline
  • 50:08 Retirement Doesn't Have to Be the Death of Your Brain
  • 52:22 Why You Need a Mission in Life
  • 55:25 How to Train Your Brain for Flow
  • 01:04:01 How to Enter Flow and Avoid the Pitfalls


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Steven Kotler, the founder and executive director of the Flow Research Collective, is one of the world’s leading experts on human peak performance. He is an award-winning journalist and an author with over ten bestselling books.

Some of his works include: The Art of Impossible, The Future is Faster Than You Think, The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, and so much more! Look out for his latest upcoming book, Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad, where he debunks the old myths about aging and how you can boost your longevity through flow!

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