I find if I'm hitting a little fat that looking in front of the ball a couple of inches helps to make sure I'm hitting with a negative AoA. Otherwise I don't really focus intently on the ball I just look at it.
Finally broke 100 with a 95. Slightly disappointed that I 3 putted 8 times as I could have broken 90, but that's the only real issue with what turned out to be a great round,
If I was a psychologist I would say boredom with your job and family life. 26 is pretty young to have to kids and be married. It's easy to see how you might be feeling like you have missed out on your best years and are using golf as a distraction tactic.
It took me easily 6 months of trying to find good looking shoes and when I finally get a pair that I love clubs start banning them! Adidas do have some nice non-golf shoes that would probably do the job.