Removing the word ‘why’ lets us focus on the solution instead of the problem.
It’s good to acknowledge the problem, but the goal is to find a solution. By asking ‘why we have this problem’ we’re looking at the past and things that can’t be changed. By removing the word why, we’re looking to the future with new ideas and possibilities.
Why do you think you’re not good at organizing? vs. How can you develop your organizing skills?
Why did this room get filled up with clutter? vs. What can you do about this clutter?
Why does the clutter keep coming back? vs. How can you prevent this clutter from coming back?