You've probably heard
the old adage that " Life's too short to stuff a mushroom".
But perhaps you should
consider the opposite: that life's simply too short NOT to focus on the simple
tasks. By slowing down and concentrating on basic things, you'll clear your
mind of everything that worries you.
Really try to concentrate on sensations
and experiences again: observe the rough texture of a strawberry's skin as you
touch it, and taste the sweet-sour juice as you bite into the fruit; when your
partner strokes your hand, pay careful attention to the sensation on your skin;
and learn to really focus on simple tasks while doing them, whether it's
flowering plants or ironing your clothes.