When they say become more aware it’s about what’s here and being blocked out.
Usually we block out by creating so many ripples in the water we can’t see our own reflection.
The mental noise, whether it’s overresponding or under responding distorts the signal.
Thing is, for most of our lives we walk around with the bulk of the noise in our blind spots. A lot of it exists as beliefs that emerge active in certain situations. We’ve gotten so used to them showing up in the context that we attribute them to the context itself.
Let’s take the example of that person who triggers you apoplectic. As soon as they come to mind your system has already started churning. Underneath the story, the defense against what they make you feel is a neutral essence.