Doing dishes has been a time of gratitude and meditation for me for a long time. After my back surgery in 1972, I was so grateful to be able to stand without pain and I could do this, doing dishes. I am always Googling so I found this. The original is much longer but you can Google this yourself
Washing dishes the old way – yes, by hand – could be giving you health benefits that no dishwasher can.
9 Health and Life Benefits of Handwashing Your Dishes
1. Encourages Mindfulness
2. Reduces Stress 3. Relaxes You