The 8 Crippling Manifestations
Transcend your ego...the ego is an illusion...
Many of us would, if we knew what on earth the ego was. Indeed it’s complex—trying to understand the totality of the human psyche. Plato and Aristotle divided it into three parts; so did Freud with the id, ego, and super-ego.
Modern psychologists describe the ego as the inner-narrator of our self-consciousness; umpiring our thoughts, feelings, and actions. Its judgments produce inner-conflict, and create identity crises for many. It’s the part of our mind that’s impulsive rather than logical, visceral rather than reasonable. When we argue with ourselves, we’re having a conflict with our ego.
Understanding the different ways the ego operates leads to overcoming it. Here are eight manifestations.