GameFlow For Readers(a blog)
Introduction to Game Flow
What is Game Flow and why is it important?
Game Flow is a philosophical strategy to become the best version of yourself. It is a holistic approach to mental, physical, and spiritual health. It can be applied within any belief structure to truly find yourself, find your purpose, and thrive. More than that Game Flow is a community of like-minded individuals also focused on self-mastery and living their dreams. Game Flow is a lifestyle. Game Flow is self-mastery. Game Flow is self-realization. Game Flow is self-actualization.
Have you ever heard the expression, "Life is just a game."? That is one of the core understandings of the Game Flow Philosophy by MDG. Ultimately Game Flow is understanding the Flow of Life. Once you understand the Flow of life, you can understand your own flow. Once you understand your own flow, you will know how you fit into The Flow. This will allow you to begin the journey to true self-mastery and sovereignty. Nothing is more important in Game Flow than living in one's truth. The key to following your heart's desire is to unlearn and discard the parts of you that were programmed away from the truth of your self. Game Flow is the manual to the simulation.
Game Flow is important because our minds have been washed of our true power as humans. When we understand ourselves, we can more clearly see where we fit in the puzzle of life. When we understand the Game we are playing, we can strategize and more clearly define our purpose. When we live our purpose we are happier, healthier, and sovereign.
History of Game Flow.
It was during one of the darkest periods of my life. The longer my life went on, the more disconnected I felt from the people around me. I started to get the feeling that no-one knew me. On top of being suicidal since I was 8 years old, this was really pushing me to my limits.
It was in marriage counseling that I realized I had the inability to truly communicate what I felt. So I began to look deeper into myself and started personal therapy. This helped me start but it wasn't enough. Since my marriage was ending I started smoking cannabis again and was actually able to relax. I hadn't smoked much since I had been married since I made concessions about my life for her sake. This was the beginning of my healing. Making choices for me. This excited my intuition and my intuition guided me on the most amazing journey that has brought me to this point. The next big thing for me was micro-dosing LSD. I read a few articles about the execs out west micro-dosing LSD to deal with their depression and anxiety. I had that in spades and was willing to try anything to get out of that funk. I was terrified to try this due to the mental illness that ran in my family. I forged ahead determined to figure out what was wrong with me. When I micro-dosed I was more me in real life than in my head. I liked the version of me that I was when I micro-dosed. I wanted to be that version. This is when my soul-searching began.
This is when I began to develop Game Flow. I didn't know it at the time but taking the time to isolate and truly understand myself is the beginning of being able to play the game of Life. You can not play any game successfully until you understand the rules. Then you need to develop strategy to play the game. I had none of these things. All I had was my intuition. Something deep inside me already knew how to play the game. All I had to do was listen. Through my own trial, error, and research I began to understand how life worked. More importantly I began to understand how I worked. After I came to my conclusions, I moved on them. This opened doors for me that the old version of me would have never even seen. Understanding how you work is crucial in achieving your dreams.
Please read the Tao te Ching. You must understand the world's flow from your own perspective. Understanding your flow is a process. Our life is a series of decisions. I remember ever single major decision I made that went against my intuition. Im sure you remember a couple of them as well. Understand my flow was essentially understanding why I made those decisions and why I went against my own intuition. After analyzing these things you will come to a few conclusions, then you can understand your own decision making process and look for certain things that may hinder the progress to your true goal. Understanding yourself is critical to even finding that purpose. For me, it was easy because my inner child never let go of my dreams. It was just a helluva path to get back on point.
Game Flow and Mental Health.
In my opinion, if you are Neuro-divergent at all, Game Flow is essential to maintaining mental health in a society that does not understand you. Game Flow is a self focused program that not only encourages you to over come your fears but gives you tools to support yourself. There was a time when we didn't have a choice but to survive, There are no excuses. Take this at your own pace. You will see results. You will blow your own mind. You will find strength in you that you did not know existed. Game Flow is for building a strong mind.
The Game Flow Process.
Stage 1 is the unlearning. During stage one you will simplify your mind and rebuild your understanding of life. This is when you will begin to reintroduce yourself to yourself.
Stage 2 is Defining your self. You will create the ultimate version of yourself in your mind and on paper. This will be your tuning fork for your future behaviors.
Stage 3. Being your self. You will choose appropriate times to exercise the new you and new thought patterns.
Stage 4. Reflecting/Retuning. After trying out the ultimate version of you in a few instances you can retune your parameters and try again.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 until
Stage 5. Integration. Full integration of self.
Stage 6. The world is your stage. Game Flow has begun.
The benefits of applying Game Flow principles to your everyday life.
Life is a game not a joke. If you take your life seriously and you do not want to die in obscurity with unfulfilled dreams, then you take your life seriously everyday. Everyday is a new day to discover something new about yourself or the world around you. GameFlow gets you out of the box and into the flow. Game Flow will help you conquer anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, relationship problems. Game Flow is the manual to the simulation. All problems solved through Game Flow.
Game Flow is a valuable philosophy that can help you to live a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life. If you are interested in learning more about Game Flow, I encourage you to visit the Game Flow website or read the book "Game Flow: The Manual to the Simulation" by MDG.
Here are some additional thoughts on the importance of Game Flow:
In today's world, it is more important than ever to be able to understand ourselves and our place in the world. We are constantly bombarded with messages from the media and society about who we should be and what we should do. Game Flow can help us to cut through the noise and find our own true path.
Game Flow is also a powerful tool for mental health. The process of unlearning and defining ourselves can help us to overcome negative thoughts and beliefs that are holding us back. By being ourselves, we can learn to accept and love ourselves for who we are.
Finally, Game Flow is a great way to live our dreams. By understanding ourselves and the world around us, we can create a life that is truly fulfilling.
Leveling Up Your Mindset
Better physical health. People with positive mindsets tend to have stronger immune systems, lower blood pressure, and a lower risk of heart disease. They also tend to live longer.
Reduced stress levels. When you have a positive mindset, you're better able to cope with stress. This is because you're more likely to see challenges as opportunities rather than threats.
Improved mental health. Positive thinking can help to reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. It can also boost self-esteem and resilience.
Greater happiness and satisfaction with life. People with positive mindsets tend to be happier and more satisfied with their lives. They also tend to be more successful in their careers and relationships.
Better problem-solving skills. When you have a positive mindset, you're more likely to see problems as challenges that can be overcome. This can lead to better problem-solving skills and decision-making abilities.
Increased creativity. Positive thinking can help to boost creativity and innovation. This is because you're more likely to think outside the box and come up with new ideas.
Overall, there are many benefits to having a positive mindset. If you want to improve your physical and mental health, reduce stress, and be happier and more successful, then it's worth cultivating a positive outlook on life.
Here are some tips for developing a positive mindset:
Focus on the good things in your life. Take some time each day to reflect on the things you're grateful for. This will help you to focus on the positive aspects of your life and to appreciate what you have.
Practice optimism. When you're faced with a challenge, try to view it as an opportunity rather than a threat. This will help you to stay positive and motivated.
Be kind to yourself. Talk to yourself the way you would talk to a friend. Be supportive and encouraging, and avoid negative self-talk.
Surround yourself with positive people. The people you spend time with have a big impact on your mindset. Make sure to surround yourself with people who are positive and supportive.
Developing a positive mindset takes time and effort, but it's worth it. The benefits of having a positive mindset are numerous, and they can improve your life in many ways.
How to Set SMART Goals That Will Propel Your Game Flow Journey Forward
Part of learning Game Flow is learning how to Gamify your own life. Setting SMART Goals will help you get there. SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound.
Focusing on your day to day life instead of the larger picture of your life will help you align to your ultimate self with ease over time. You must understand the power of small changes over time. There is nothing more true than you become what you do . You must understand that this journey is a life-long commitment so we are more concerned with results than getting it done in a certain amount of time. You won't want to rush life once you can actually enjoy it.
Be as specific as you can. A good way to start is by mapping out each hour of the day and change or add to whatever you are doing to make it more for you. Breaking our routines is the best way to quickly align with a process that serves us rather than drains us. I didn't realize how much sleeping in robbed me of a lot of my energy. I spent most of my life sleeping as late as I could. When I broke that pattern and learned my own flow, I became more of a morning person. I was able to appreciate waking up before the heat. Enjoying the vibrations of a new beginning, instead of jumping to alertness in the middle of the day and spending most of my waking hours in darkness. I benefited from making that change. So take a look at your routines and be specific about the change you want to make and let your intuition guide you to the changes you would make on your hourly report.
Try your best to make your goals measurable. This can get a little tricky when you are dealing with emotions, triggers, and behaviors. The best way I have found to measure some of these more intrinsic values is through self pattern observation. Take note of your own patterns. Look at what you do now, analyze it and think about why you do the things you do currently. This will open your mind and show you that a lot of your habits are carried over from childhood or derived out of trauma. Trauma that we are no longer dealing with has lasting effects. It is important to get to the root of your most draining patterns. Getting to the root of your patterns will help you make real strides in improving your life in what ever way you desire. Once you have analyzed it and understood it, when you make the efforts to change routines you can monitor the patterns you wanted to change or alter by keeping a journal to record your feelings in the new patterns and when you are successful you receive the proper chemical reward from your brain because you are starting to hit your goals. It will snowball from there.
By taking small steps, this makes all your goals more achievable. This is important to rewire the chemical reward system in the brain. Small steps towards big progress is what we want. We do not want to spike the chemical reward system but begin to regulate it with patterns and behaviors that serve rather than drain one's own critical energy.
All your small goals need to be relevant to the overall alignment you want to see within one's self. By focusing on small areas at a time you will build the confidence to conquer deeper traumas and fears. Allowing you to repeat a simple process to address any area of your life.
All goals need to be time bound. You need to be able to motivate yourself. I recommend at least months 3 months to make a permanent change into your life. 1 month to experiment, 1 month to try, 1 month to decide. When you are looking at small changes and changing small patterns, it will take a short period of time to see results. You will see results when you stick to your own program!
Setting SMART goals is a powerful way to improve your life. By following the SMART acronym, you can create goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. This will help you stay focused and motivated, and make it more likely that you will achieve your goals.
If you're not sure where to start, here are a few tips:
Be specific. What exactly do you want to achieve? The more specific your goal, the easier it will be to track your progress and stay motivated.
Make your goals measurable. How will you know when you've achieved your goal? Having a measurable goal will help you stay on track and make sure you're making progress.
Make your goals achievable. Don't set yourself up for failure by setting a goal that is too difficult to achieve. Start with small, achievable goals and build your way up to larger goals.
Make your goals relevant. Your goals should be relevant to your overall goals and values. This will help you stay motivated and focused on what's important to you.
Make your goals time-bound. Give yourself a deadline for achieving your goal. This will help you stay on track and make sure you're making progress.
There's no time like the present to start setting SMART goals. Take some time to think about what you want to achieve in your life, and then use the SMART acronym to create specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound goals. Once you have your goals, start working towards them today!