Because the tip of one’s nose is the interface of the vastness of all that is and the relative smallness or context of oneself to all that is. The tip of the nose is the point of relationship between you and what ever you are experiencing.
As such, the tip of the nose step fosters an awareness of the inside and the outside, cause and result, and the options that are in each moment. The options might be completely internal: react or respond, personalization or non-personalization, neutrality and space, allowing the moment to be presence and the present or not.
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