The character consists of 音 /yīn/ sound and 心 /xīn/ heart.
We are looking at the “sound of the heart”.
Chinese thinking doesn’t see mind and heart-emotions as two divided phenomenons.
They are connected and both are located in our heart.
Mind produces THOUGHTS and IDEAS. It has its EXPECTATIONS and when we meet our EXPECTATIONS, we are SATISFIED.
Our mind (conscious) interprets the world around us and gives it MEANING and SENSE.
In order to work properly, we have to be able to address our ATTENTION.
etc. (you get the idea)
TEST WHAT YOU KNOW
Pick the right character(s) for ATTENTION (TO PAY)
TO BE WILLING TO