Some people love cleaning. It calms them and lightens their mood in the process. We don't fall into that group, but every once in a while, the mood will strike us to clean and we'll feel completely absorbed in the task at hand. These moments of grace are rare for us, so we take them when they come...
Some describe it as a psychological phenomenon known as flow, others call it mindfulness. For us, it feels like a cross between the two, when we're able to enjoy cleaning by concentrating on the process.
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What about you? Do you ever use cleaning as a form of meditation?