Flow Breakers are caused by internal and external sources. With awareness, teams can work towards developing an optimal working environment. Help create space for employees to tap into a deep state of concentration for extended periods of time. Here are some common examples of Flow Breakers in the workspace.
FLOW BREAKER 1
Cell Phone Addiction
Lee has developed a cell phone addiction. While at work, he’s tempted to check his phone, and he does. Sometimes this takes him down a 10 minute rabbit hole, disrupting his productivity. Learning about Flow Breakers has helped Lee become conscious of his behavior. Now he’s able to reduce the distractions in his workspace.
FLOW BREAKER 2
Recovering From Stressful Meetings
Samantha met with an upset client this morning and is feeling stressed afterwards. Her attempts to get anything done are interrupted by her obsession with the morning’s meeting. These tools will help Samantha overcome the emotions of the meeting, reset, and move forward with a clear mind.
FLOW BREAKER 3
Ryan’s wandering thoughts keep him from finding a sustainable flow at work. He’s tried meditation, but never found it to be relaxing. The flow inducing activities have guided Ryan to a calmer state of mind. Since then, he’s been able to sustain this newfound calmness and find deep flow at work.
FLOW BREAKER 4
Ashley has a strong ability to concentrate. Many times while “in the zone,” she’s unnecessarily interrupted by coworkers. On a low, yet significant level, this is stressful for Ashley.
After TeamProv, space opened to consciously take a look at communication within a team. Now Ashley’s flow is broken less frequently. Sharpening listening skills and learning to read body language helps to protect concentration.
FLOW BREAKER 5
Lower Back Pain
Bothered by lower back pain, Bill is unable to stay comfortable at his desk. This keeps him from staying focused for extended periods of time. Learning Desk Yoga has helped him maintain healthier posture and reduce the distraction of daily discomfort.