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    Raptitude.com | 11/26/19 | 4 min
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    • Jim7 months ago

      "Do what you are doing" .... so simple, I have to try .

    • kellyalysia7 months ago

      Love this. I’m reading Deep Work by Cal Newport right now and much of the same truths align with this. Also i must read this Speed Cleaning book!

    • Plum7 months ago

      I must have read this in the early 90 s. I used to get all my exercise cleaning the house. I called it aerobic house cleaning. It was just practical then doing two things at once. This makes me see it also can have meditative benefit. Looking for that little battered paperback!

    • Jessica7 months ago

      Reminds me of a study that showed how people who are happier have minds that wander less.. they focus fully on the task at hand.

      I used to blast music or podcasts while doing things like cooking or exercising. I recently transitioned to using no headphones while going on a run, and the runs are 100x better.

      • bill
        Top reader of all timeScoutScribe
        7 months ago

        Yep. I’m with you one hundred percent.

        • jeff
          Top reader this weekReading streakScribe
          7 months ago

          Yup, loved this one!

    • tdsimpson907 months ago

      Great reminder!

    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      7 months ago

      I’m glad we have a cleaning crew once every 4 weeks! It is hard work!

    • joanne7 months ago

      Very yogic .... the only place to find happiness is the present moment.

    • Pegeen
      7 months ago

      This article made me laugh but also pause and think. It holds a truism about paying attention that I like. I’m no longer one to want to do anything with speed but keeping engaged in the task at hand sounds wise.