Have you ever encountered one of those really annoying kids who constantly asks why? Why do we do this, why do we do that, why, why, why? You may want to slap the little satin child, but in actuality, that satin child may be smarter than you. Why you ask 😉 ?
The kid who asks why the most often understands the most because he gets the most answers. He’s an inquisitive little bugger, but as a result, he’s gained more knowledge and a broader understanding of what he’s asking about. No question is more powerful than the question of why.
Each day we can use the power of why to decipher why we make the choices we do and how to lead a better life. Why directly leads us to the source of our behavior and as a result makes us understand what we’re doing and more importantly the underlying motivation for doing so.
A few days ago I asked “Why do you want to be financially free?” Here are some other questions you should ask why to.
Why do you go to work each day? If your answer is money, why do you work for money?
Why have you still not accomplished your dreams?
Why do you drive the car you do? Why do you even drive a car at all?
Why do you want to be a millionaire? Why do you want to be rich?
Look yourself in the mirror and ask yourself some serious why questions. I can’t promise you’ll like the answers, but I can promise you’ll be one step closer to understanding yourself and how you operate.
In your life you will be faced with limitless choices and your most powerful ally in determining the answer to those questions is going to be simply asking the question, why? Use it often and use it wisely.
How often do you ask yourself why?
What things do you often wonder why about?
Why are you reading this article?
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