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The Ego

The One Thing That's Preventing Your Growth

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Creating the illusion that we are the dust on the mirror, the ego ensures that we believe we could never be so beautiful as the radiant reflection beneath the surface. Yet how extraordinary to believe that we cannot be free when freedom is our true nature!

How To Outsmart Your Ego

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

One way to think about ego is as a protective heavy shell, such as the kind some animals have, like a big beetle. This protective shell works like armor to cut you off from other people and the outside world. What I mean by shell is a sense of separation: Here's me and there's the rest of the universe and other people. The ego likes to emphasize the "otherness" of others.

Take Control Of Your Ego And Your Sense Of Value (WATCH)

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 07.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

The ego loves to hook into gossip stories about celebrities we've never even met. These false illusions make us perceive the celebrity as more special than we are.