Strategies for Lifelong Growth and Fulfillment

Steven Kotler and Vinny Vallarine
by Flow Research Collective
August 1, 2023
Steven Kotler and Vinny Vallarine


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Steven Kotler is an award-winning journalist, a New York Times bestselling author, and the Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is recognized as one of the key figures in human performance worldwide. He is the author of fourteen books, of which 11 were bestsellers.

In this episode, Steven shares an overview of his new book entitled, "Gnar Country - Growing Old, Staying Rad," and the groundbreaking research behind it. He also shares an insightful conversation with Vinny Vallarine about his journey to unveiling human potential through flow research; the triggers, states, and the neuroscience behind optimal performance; they also discussed about the chemistry of flow behind ageless peak performance; and so much more.


In this episode, you will learn about:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 02:13 When Steven Began His Peak Performance Journey
  • 09:05 Exploring Flow Triggers, Proneness, and Neurobiology
  • 14:35 Multiple Paths to Flow and Creativity
  • 27:36 Flow is Universal 
  • 31:45 Understanding the Spectrum of Optimal Experiences
  • 38:44 Debunking the Cognitive Decline Myth


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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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