Attention and focus on goals can be likened to the principles of optics in physics, where directed focus is analogous to a lens concentrating light on a specific point. Just as a lens focuses light rays to form a clear image, concentrated attention sharpens our mental resources, enabling us to visualize our goals with greater clarity.
In optics, the focal length of a lens determines the clarity and detail of the image formed. Similarly, the depth of our focus on a goal affects the precision and understanding we bring to our endeavours. Distractions and efforts to multi-task blur our thoughts. This highlights the importance of maintaining a clear, undisturbed focus. Just as the principles of optics are essential for accurate and effective light manipulation, focused attention is crucial for successfully achieving and materializing our goals.