- Divide housekeeping into stages or sections. Allow plenty of time for each task. Move slowly, much more slowly than usual. Focus your full attention on each task. Know every movement involved. Be mindful of the breath, especially when the mind wanders.
- Our greatest contraction and isolation are linked to our ownership of and belief in a permanent I and the consequent organization of all experience around it.
- You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or is discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.