When Eliminating Distractions Is A Bad Thing
This is “The Isolator”, an anti-distraction device created in 1925. It was designed to allow users to “concentrate with ease upon the subject at hand” by making it “almost impossible to see anything except a sheet of paper in front of the wearer”.
Sometimes I feel like this is how I’m living my life. Only focused on the task at hand and always eliminating any potential distractions.