I want to put strongly and completely all that is necessary, for I think things weakly said might as well not be said at all, for they are, as it were, deflowered and spoiled - but I profess the greatest horror for uselessness (however brilliant) and filling up. These things can only weaken a picture by distracting the attention toward secondary things."
These suggestions can supplant distracting thoughts that can defeat the relaxation effort.
"I know you're busy, but …" He stopped and turned, his gaze on her again, distracting her.
She put her hands on his chest and giggled, "I have work to do, you need to stop distracting me."