Having trouble? Tired of the same problems? It’s time to find the root and ask your inner self some questions. Why?, What?, How?, and Really? Are you sure? This is one thing I try to explain to people and often get that “you’re crazy” look in return. So much of what makes our lives hard is internal idiocy and this blog post about finding the root of problems is right on. http://idolanuel.com Below is part of the writers post. I encourage you to follow the Read more button at the end and check out the whole post. There are also some really great comments on that page.
Q: Why am I so bothered by the fact that I have a bad hair day?
A: Because that means I’m ugly!
Q: No, we’ve already been there. No external factor is responsible for my suffering (*). (Asking WHY again) So, WHY does the fact that I’m ugly botheres me?
A: Because everyone will laugh at me.
Q: No, ‘everyone’ is an external factor again (*). ‘will laugh’ happens in the future (**). (Asking WHY again) WHY does the thought that everyone will laugh at me bothers me now?
A: Because, I’m afraid (YES YES YES) that I won’t have any friends! (The fear is internal and it is now – this is the answer)
Q: YES! (Now let’s go deeper) – but WHY does that fear bothers me?
A: Because, I’m afraid (good) that if I won’t have any friends, I will be alone.
Q: So? WHY does being alone bothers me? (deeper)
A: Because, I’m afraid (exactly) that if I’ll be alone, I won’t be happy.
Q: So, WHY does not being happy bothering me?
A: Because, I’m afraid (applause) that if I won’t be happy, I will die.” READ MORE…
….Keep asking WHY?….