Uninfluenced vs influenced.

There are many reasons behind someone attempting to write about something, wishing and willing to share it with the world. My reasons are twofold; Sharing my deep understanding of life is to positively impact people’s general perception for the sole purpose of upliftment. Secondly, to selflessly fulfil an objective desire of something much larger; help millions who suffer.

Suffering of any kind begins and ends with us. Like every other state of being, suffering is merely a state of being. A state that each and every one of us experience in some way or the other. A state that can be changed.

“Uninfluenced” is the channelling of my exposure of life so far. It’s a series of chapters, beginning with this Introduction, to the identification and study of the fundamental elements influencing our lives and finally reaching the state of being “uninfluenced”. I hope and wish it helps you all in the same way as it has greatly helped me.

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. — Aldous Huxley

Influence is Power

What you can influence, you have power over and what influences you, has power over you. Have you ever thought about the fact that every phase of life and circumstance is created entirely by what influences us? I’m sure most of you haven’t given it a thought. Let’s drop our know-it-all hats and try to realise that there is very little that we understand about influence. Because, there are no two ways of understanding the power of influence. There is only one way, through Awareness. What is awareness? Awareness is the state of being conscious of something.

Human beings are creatures of habit. A habit is cultivated through multiple repetitions of an action. That repetition becomes a pattern. Just as it takes us 24 years or more to develop our adult personalities, we’re also developing behavioural patterns that will stay with us for a lifetime unless we are aware of it. Unfortunately, some of those patterns are not always healthy or helpful to us.

Influence is power, Influence is habit, influence is what makes you and breaks you. You are directly influenced only by thought, emotions, desire and ego.




Everything flows, out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing.

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Everything flows, out and in; everything has its tides; all things rise and fall; the pendulum-swing.

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