Getting Rid of the Ego
If you’re interested in spirituality or self-help, you’re probably familiar with the concept of ego. It’s who you think you are – your concept of yourself. That little voice inside your head is the source of so much anxiety, stress, and misery, isn’t it?
WHAT IS EGO?
THE EGO IS FRAGILE
From a spiritual perspective, it’s the basis of all our problems. It holds us back when we try to make new friends, apologize, be kind, or do anything that may challenge us to change. This is because it wants to preserve itself and is always afraid of what others think.
3 PRACTICAL WAYS TO HELP KEEP YOUR EGO IN CHECK
Practice gratitude and humility
Do random acts of kindness daily
Meditating, being mindful of the transience of life, and practicing compassion are some ways to lessen our ego and ensure that it becomes a friend.