Although mindfulness has its merits, psychological research has also revealed that in some circumstances it’s important to be mindless. That is, as we develop skill in complex tasks, we can perform them with increasing facility until attention seems to be unnecessary. Everyday examples range from riding a bike to chopping cucumbers to brushing your teeth… More here.

The idea of mindlessness sounds appealing and hugely beneficial to me, but I suspect it would take some time to develop the habit.

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