The opportunity in connecting to the witness state while being present in your body is to understand that we do not have to be trapped in the drama associated with how we relate to our bodies and to life.
A regular meditation practice can transform the quality of your life by culturing the nervous system to maintain peace, energy and expanded awareness throughout the day. You become capable of accommodating different challenges in life without any conditions.
Some people try to restrain the ego in an effort to become detached or non-judgmental. However, there's another approach to developing a healthy ego, easier than struggling to modify attitude or behavior.