Single change to overcome your ego

Ego is the physical embodiment of your consciousness as we discussed in the previous blog entry. It is born with you and dies with you. It is born with a single instinct – the survival instinct! But the ego does not know where the limits of that survival instinct are. What constitutes survival and what...

Where is my ego

Understanding the ego has been challenging man since time began (for the man anyway). Understanding it is not easy. Philosophers and psychologists have tried to do that and have written about it. How do you understand something that identifies with you and is a part of you? We are hard wired to look...

Forgiveness – The Road to Freedom

Forgiveness is not just about accepting an apology but about learning to move on and living a “resentment free” life. The concept is a simple one but by no means an easy one. Yet it holds within it the power to set you free. Resentment is like taking poison and hoping that the other person will...

How to overcome addiction

Overcoming addictions requires some simple steps. I am not a psychologist and I have no medical degree but I have a wealth of experience in overcoming my own addictions – big and small! What is addiction Addiction is a repetitive behaviour marked by physical or psychological dependency. It is a part of...

Understanding the ego

Ego according to a definition found on the Princeton Univ website is “self: your consciousness of your own identity”. This is what Wikipedia has to say about ego. And the wikipedia definition is what I have come to believe in time. Understanding the ego is far more complex than it first seems and...