Posts by Amit Pagedar

Amit Pagedar is based in the United States and writes a blog focused on self-improvement and meditation. He believes that there is only real way to bring about self-transformation, and that is through the consistent cultivation of self-awareness. If you are interested in reading more articles on this topic, check out his blog at www.Findingawareness.com.

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How to Connect with Yourself in a World Designed to Distract You

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” ~Plutarch

We live in an age of information overload. Our televisions and the Internet are flooding our senses with a myriad of things.

Researchers carefully craft all the advertisements we watch and all the magazines we read to prime us to think certain thoughts and take certain actions. A particular color, a special tone in the voice, a slight gesture with the eyes—all are designed to do one thing, and one thing alone: influence our minds.

They affect us just enough that the subsequent thoughts …