Why I am feeling Super Better

Written by Stuart Haden on March 16, 2016

For years I have been promoting the importance of daily activities that energise and help you to achieve flow states more frequently. The intention is simple, commit to daily activities that are deliberate and precise, things that either energise yourself and/or others around you. However, there has always been one barrier to this practice for me. How can I record my progress? Believe me I’ve tried all sorts of methods from old-fashioned pen and paper records to more sophisticated means and back again.

I have finally struck gold. Over the past few weeks I have been busy playing SuperBetter. Yes that’s right playing!? I have long been a fan of Jane McGonigal (perhaps the worlds leading expert on gamification/gameplay) ever since I read her first book Reality Is Broken.


Using the free SuperBetter app is engaging, and from what I can tell scientifically robust. I have set myself various ‘power ups’ that are already assigned to the energy sources of physical, emotional, mental and social. A neat link to my work around energy mapping. Now if you will excuse me I’ve got to go and fight off a few bad guys…