“The true secret of happiness lies in the taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.”
Focusing on the task at hand would likely result in more peace. If the mind is not wandering to its points of harmful obsession, then yes, I do see the benefit. The mind can be incredibly destructive if left unchecked.
Today I will attempt to do this - to take a genuine interest in all the details of daily life. Since I am accustomed to being on autopilot much of the time, this will be a challenge.