You can’t get away from yourself by going to a boozebar. – Elbert Hubbard
Whenever we distract ourselves we’re running away from self. Distractions include booze, food, sex, TV, even reading, our phones of course, just about every action or thought activity we engage in. Agreed it’s a very strict definition for ‘distraction’ but that’s necessary if we want to get to the crux, the very center, of who we are.