Attentiveness is not a separate activity in itself. You do not do attentiveness.
Attentiveness is not something to be done. If you are doing something that becomes another ‘action.’
Attention is the complete ‘absence of action.’
You are free, to see what is happening. Just see, not do anything. This seeing not doing. Don’t burden yourself with it.
Knowing is ‘just’ knowing, It is not any separate activity.
Read the complete article: Acharya Prashant: Is witnessing a hindrance to living?