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    Raptitude.comDavid Cain11/26/194 min
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    • deephdave
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      9 months ago

      Pay attention. Almost everything else will fall into place if you do. Don’t think about revisions in the tax code. Or anything else. In Latin: Age quod agis—”Do what you are doing.”

    • Jim1 year ago

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

    • kellyalysia
      1 year 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!

    • Plum1 year 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!

    • Jessica
      1 year 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 timeScout
        1 year ago

        Yep. I’m with you one hundred percent.

        • jeff
          Reading streakScoutScribe
          1 year ago

          Yup, loved this one!

    • tdsimpson901 year ago

      Great reminder!

    • TripleG
      Reading streak
      1 year ago

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

    • joanne1 year ago

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

    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      1 year 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.