January 28, 2020

The why is in the what

To what extent does being so focused on “why” things are the way they are prevent us from simply witnessing what is.

Asking “why” often leads us to seek out other minds (through media, experts and other leaders) whose perspectives we may consider and subscribe to. It also can become a compulsive pattern of thought that clouds our mind.

What might placing our awareness on what we are experiencing do for our understanding of the nature of things?

I’m experimenting, alongside a client of mine, a week of noting and letting go of some of our “why” and “how” questions to see what emerges in the space of “what.”

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