My world said that if I don’t focus properly, I won’t achieve my objective.
Yet of the times I did try and stay focused, I was far from contained. In most cases, I’d hear the sound of a clock ticking louder and louder as if something annoying tore straight thru and entered my zone.
And they weren’t in actual steady ticks, as I know in a small quiet room with one hanging above.
Instead, this noise was chatter or static as loud commentary carrying on. Great, I now had uninvited guests who kept picking at me; questioning my stay. From one idea to the next, something kept challenging my every damn move! So I got impatient which weakened my fence even more.
For example, my usual noise would consist of things like
Once punctured, that was it. Anything else could easily slip in and destroy my ability to MAINTAIN FOCUS.