Definitions: (1) brought into the center of attention; single-minded; (2) intently fixed on one object or purpose; concentrated; (3) cooperation with or by a group on a particular activity

Compatible Qualities: determined, motivated

Parental Qualities: disciplined, joyful

Familial Qualities: attentive, thorough

Idiom: Keep your eye on the ball.

Quote: This feeling of “becoming” the experience is made possible by connecting more fully and feeling the experience on a more intimate level. — Terry Orlick, Ph.D. (1948 -) Positive Living Skills, Joy and Focus for Everyone {2010}

Comment: Paying attention, focusing, is a form of magnification. Rock climbing focuses the body and mind. Pain instantly brings the consciousness to a single point.