A little something about the ego

Many of us come to the point, when we acknowledge the real size of our own ego. For some might be a pleasant discovery, for some not so much.

It doesn’t matter, though. Once you know where you stand, you can go into the direction where you’d want to be.
Or nowhere if you’re already there. I’m definitely not there yet. 🀦

Further reading:
8 Ways to Overcome a Blow to Your Ego
How to Be Who You Really Are, Beyond Your Ego and Fears
The 2 things that kill your ego (ego death)

8 Replies to “A little something about the ego”

      1. Totally right, and it’s always sad and scary when you occasionally see people with big egos. There’s nothing more freeing than being able to make fun of yourself and seeing how insignificant you are :). Whenever I first meet somebody and see that trait, it’s a very powerful indication of how fun they are going to be to talk to! πŸ˜„

  1. You know when I used to use facebook, I realised that my ego was growing and I was depending more and more on my ego being satisfied for happiness. Man it was terrifying, and I banished facebook from my life! I am open to the idea that perhaps my personality was more prone to having that reaction, or an addictive pattern. Or perhaps that’s just a common experience but not always appreciated, I don’t know.

    Now on WordPress I am constantly monitoring for signs of ego creeping in and growing! πŸ˜€ and when I feel that, slowing down always helps. There’s nothing better than coming back to a value of purely trying to connect with and help people.

    1. I can relate to most of the things you wrote. Have you noticed your ego being on a different level while being on different meds? I’ve noticed some big changes in relation to this, some meds increase self confidence, some self-awareness and some decrease both. Which can affect your ego tremendously.

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