The Knowing State is one of the most powerful states from which we can operate. When we're knowing, the possibility of failure is non-existent in our field of consciousness. Thus, we're maximizing the likelihood of success.
If I'm not actively conditioning my mind on a daily basis, then these and the other 500 million shitty thoughts will take up residence in my vulnerable mind and will govern me in a such a way that I experience life as troublesome and problematic. Dis-eased.
We have been conditioned to believe that distraction is a thing that happens TO US. Therein lies the problem.
Our ability to become impervious to this phenomenon that we refer to as "distraction" is entirely contingent upon owning the fact that we do it to ourselves. We don't "get distracted." We distract ourselves. And we do so by shifting our focus away from our mission. It's that simple.