The Flow Methodology

In flow, we naturally desire to leave a positive impact on others and the world. Create a life of purpose, meaning, and real success.

Flow state is a brilliant and often elusive peak experience in life. My methodology is partly founded in creating this state for as much of your waking life as possible. I have deconstructed a path to accessing flow state with clear steps to create it in both adventure sport and in life. We are dedicated supporting you to in finding flow as a key part of the journey to live ignited! The following 6 facets fuel the spark that ignites the desire within us to commitment to this experience and ultimately to living life all in.

THE SIX KEY FACETS FOR LIVING LIFE ALL IN 

Nature

Nature is the ideal classroom. It inspires awe, humility, and insight. It is where we explore the curiosity and grandeur of the world and reflect on life and ourselves. Awe is the state of total absorption and this complete focus helps to create the state of flow. Humility is required to blend with our environment as well as supports access to flow state. When you’re arrogant, you’re blocking out novelty, unpredictability, and complexity, all key factors needed to flow. Humility opens us up to receive more information because we are interested in learning and growing and seeing that we don’t know everything we need to know. This increases our skill level, our understanding and our dopamine, thereby increasing flow.

Adventure

Living in the unknown grows our patience, confidence, and inspiration! Human beings are designed for exploration. When the outcome is predictable because we’ve done it before, we are interested but not riveted. Uncertainty causes the brain to release dopamine. It is our neurochemical reward for exploration. Research is now proving that high risk adventure improves mental performance. Dopamine heightens attention and pattern recognition, keys to survival and joy! When you don’t know what happens next, you pay more attention to what is happening now. This increases focus and Flow. The unknown is possibly the most addictive experience in life and the doorway to peak performance.

Practice

Daily practices develop our strength, commitment, awareness and focus. This is sharpening of the blade of our inner warrior. Repeatedly executing successful challenges while experiencing fear producing situations increases confidence across modalities. This is what we teach when we say that finding the flow in adventure and adventure sport makes it easier to find the flow in life. Take risks, do something new, go further than you have before. In committing to a practice of experiencing the discomfort at the edge of your comfort zone, whether in meditating, surfing, or relationship, you will experience great growth. Do it again. And again. And again. This is the practice, the sharpening of you that will develop your character in ways nothing else can

Mindset

Nature, adventure, and practice create an open, focused, and positive mindset. This sets the stage for being in flow and a life on fire. The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is the place in the brain where self monitoring, our inner critic, and impulse control resides. Research has found that it is suppressed in flow. When the brain is charged with a clear goal, our focus narrows and unimportant thoughts and information is missed. The more we are in flow, the more our brain becomes wired to be focused and to act from our intuitive intelligence rather than think about what to do. The idea that what hasn’t yet been done is possible encourages Flow State. Create an open, focused and positive mindset and find your flow!

Flow

In Flow, we are fully engaged, present and tapped into our highest self. We live from our intuitive intelligence. The more we are in flow, the more we develop a deep trust in the unlimited potential of ourselves and life. In flow, what the mind used to think is impossible does not register. We experience a more limitlessness potentiality. When in flow, work is effortless and automatic. The happiest people on the planet have dedicated their lives to having the peak experience, known as flow. Flow state is said to be what makes life worth living!

Legacy

When we live in flow, we are guided by our intuitive intelligence. And we find that the natural by-product is an intuitive desire to leave a positive impact on others and the world. We are entering a new era. We are moving from individual performance and success and recognition to community flow, performance and success. But its takes engagement by the individuals to create group flow. When one member of group in flow is struggling, another person moves into in flow. Community is key to creating flow.

Nature

Nature is the ideal classroom. It inspires awe, humility, and insight. It is where we explore the curiosity and grandeur of the world and reflect on life and ourselves. Awe is the state of total absorption and this complete focus helps to create the state of flow. Humility is required to blend with our environment as well as supports access to flow state. When you’re arrogant, you’re blocking out novelty, unpredictability, and complexity, all key factors needed to flow. Humility opens us up to receive more information because we are interested in learning and growing and seeing that we don’t know everything we need to know. This increases our skill level, our understanding and our dopamine, thereby increasing flow.

Adventure

Living in the unknown grows our patience, confidence, and inspiration! Human beings are designed for exploration. When the outcome is predictable because we’ve done it before, we are interested but not riveted. Uncertainty causes the brain to release dopamine. It is our neurochemical reward for exploration. Research is now proving that high risk adventure improves mental performance. Dopamine heightens attention and pattern recognition, keys to survival and joy! When you don’t know what happens next, you pay more attention to what is happening now. This increases focus and Flow. The unknown is possibly the most addictive experience in life and the doorway to peak performance.

Practice

Daily practices develop our strength, commitment, awareness and focus. This is sharpening of the blade of our inner warrior. Repeatedly executing successful challenges while experiencing fear producing situations increases confidence across modalities. This is what we teach when we say that finding the flow in adventure and adventure sport makes it easier to find the flow in life. Take risks, do something new, go further than you have before. In committing to a practice of experiencing the discomfort at the edge of your comfort zone, whether in meditating, surfing, or relationship, you will experience great growth. Do it again. And again. And again. This is the practice, the sharpening of you that will develop your character in ways nothing else can

Mindset

Nature, adventure, and practice create an open, focused, and positive mindset. This sets the stage for being in flow and a life on fire. The dorsolateral prefrontal cortex is the place in the brain where self monitoring, our inner critic, and impulse control resides. Research has found that it is suppressed in flow. When the brain is charged with a clear goal, our focus narrows and unimportant thoughts and information is missed. The more we are in flow, the more our brain becomes wired to be focused and to act from our intuitive intelligence rather than think about what to do. The idea that what hasn’t yet been done is possible encourages Flow State. Create an open, focused and positive mindset and find your flow!

Flow

In Flow, we are fully engaged, present and tapped into our highest self. We live from our intuitive intelligence. The more we are in flow, the more we develop a deep trust in the unlimited potential of ourselves and life. In flow, what the mind used to think is impossible does not register. We experience a more limitlessness potentiality. When in flow, work is effortless and automatic. The happiest people on the planet have dedicated their lives to having the peak experience, known as flow. Flow state is said to be what makes life worth living!

Legacy

When we live in flow, we are guided by our intuitive intelligence. And we find that the natural by-product is an intuitive desire to leave a positive impact on others and the world. We are entering a new era. We are moving from individual performance and success and recognition to community flow, performance and success. But its takes engagement by the individuals to create group flow. When one member of group in flow is struggling, another person moves into in flow. Community is key to creating flow.

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- Daniel P.

Simply put, I was lost before I starting working with Stefan. My career and my relationship weren’t where I wanted them to be, and I couldn’t figure out why. Stefan’s tools and techniques allowed me to create (and some would use the word “design”) my life how I wanted it to be. Within the same year of working with Stefan, I got engaged AND I am on a very quick path to my dream career. YOU can create the life you want. YOU can have the career, relationships, body, etc YOU want. All you have to do is have clarity on WHAT you want and WHO you want to be. Once you do that, every decision you make can put you on the path to living your dream life. Through Stefan’s coaching he will help YOU find that clarity and coach you towards your dreams. It’s that simple and effective.

-Will Sacks Founder, Kindara

I’ve worked with a lot of coaches in my life. I had various business coaches when I was running my business. I’ve worked with various personal coaches, therapists, leaders, helpers, healers. Stefan’s approach is one of the most powerful that I’ve ever experienced. He’s spent multiple decades bringing in elements of different modalities, and bringing in his incredible breadth of personal life experience to his work. I allowed Stefan to guide me into myself, so for that I feel incredibly grateful. I recommend that anybody who is looking for a deeper knowing of themself to engage with Stefan. He’s a magically powerful leader.

-Cory Glazier | MediMeals CEO

Working with Stefan was a game-changer for me and my partner. A world of relating opened up for me that had previously been concealed by my lack of awareness and communication skills. I loved how Stefan helped me to see what I was not seeing. From there, he supported me in relating in a deeper, more intimate, and curious way. It was confronting for me to be up against my edges, but I felt unconditional love from him as he skillfully supported us to relate in a more powerful way than ever before. Think of him kinda like a mediator, but not to resolve conflict, more to help each party gain access to the deep, vulnerable, true places in their partner.

-Dr. Joseph Barsuglia, Researcher

When my partner and I first met Stefan, we were at an impasse that seemed could only result in separation. In just the first session, Stefan skillfully and compassionately helped us tap into our intuition and desires to see a new path for our relationship. My partner and I were able to discover our deeper underlying needs through the mirror of his empathy and curiosity. The space he created allowed our love to evolve in new ways that transcended our fears and old patterns of relating. I am so grateful to have worked with him and cannot recommend his work highly enough.

-Sara Shaefer, Nutritionist

Stefan is a true angel, I can’t recommend him enough! He’s highly skilled in teaching you to strengthen the connection to your higher self, so that you can start living the life of your dreams! In a short time with Stefan, I’m already reprogramming my deeply patterned thinking that has been blocking my success. He’s a master of authenticity and compassion. If you want to learn how to be your true authentic and very best self, you absolutely cannot go wrong with Stefan’s direct, positively effective approach!

-Michelle Bouvier, Yoga teacher

Stefan is a master at coaching. I have experienced tremendous shifts in thought process-patterns I have run for years. The process of identifying different parts of our psyches that drive us provides tools to choose what ‘voices’ we listen to within. Stefan is a fantastic coach in his skill seeing the best in all, and guiding his clients into a perspective of growth, learning, improvement, and moving ever forward. I cannot recommend him enough.

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