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Understanding "Ego"

Understanding "Ego"

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Understanding Ego

Understanding Ego

Meaning: Ego is the sense of your self worth, it is part of your personality that gives awareness of how important you are to any and every kind of situation.

For example: I'm hungry, I want something to eat but the served foods in the cafeteria isn't healthy. I should eat at home instead.

In this example, you realized your self-worth, you want something better to yourself so you won't do the things that will ruin your "ego" even if you craves it (hunger)

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Understanding Ego (Part 2)

Understanding Ego (Part 2)

Every person has ego inside of them, some people perceive this as a bad characteristics because on how society tells them. But in reality, they are forcedly for your own good and described as an ability of your self-awareness.

But most of the people use it excessively, this is where it comes to the part of being egotistic. Which means tolerating one's behavior even if it can hurt someone, because you have a high standard to yourself, knowing that you are right all the time and you would not agree to every one's opinions. This is where the ego misunderstood by most of us.

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If ego was good, then why being selfish is bad?

If ego was good, then why being selfish is bad?

You have an upcoming quiz tommorow, and one of your friend is borrowing your reviewer because he didn't written any notes from the past lectures. You know to yourself when you give it to him, you are the one who will fail the quiz and when that happens you might even get low grades and make your parents mad.

Others may think it's the best decision not to give it, because it is for yourself, but how about that other person? who will fail the quiz? surely they will say " it's his fault because he didn't take any notes " and that's the most obvious reason why ego comes in to our life. To survive

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Interpretation of Ego

Interpretation of Ego

You didn't choose to give the reviewer, your brain does. It is in the state of " I need to survive, and it is for my own sake " situation. That's why some people are being selfish because they think it's for themselves who deserve that "thing", not knowing they are driven by their desires to survive.

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Interpretation of Ego (Part 2)

Interpretation of Ego (Part 2)

If the person says " I'm the most handsome/pretty person in this room " they actually means that " I want everyone to like me, it makes me feel confident ", and when that confidence comes, it connects to yourself, knowing you stand the most in front of the crowd. Which also means " I want everyone to like me in order for me to like myself, if I like myself, I will do good for myself ".

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Ego vs. Confidence

Ego vs. Confidence

Ego drives you to become the best or better in every kind of situations

Confidence drives you to appreciate who you are with a calm action and proper self decisions

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Building Confidence

Building Confidence

It takes a lot of time to build confidence, that's is why it is differ from Ego.

Ego is just like eating a sugar to make you feel happy, a short term goodness.

Confidence is calm, knowing who you truly are, it's like trying to catch a fish in the sea. You are not aware what you might catch, but you are sure it is a fish.

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How to maintain Ego, not destroying it.

How to maintain Ego, not destroying it.

Every individual might think that ego is a bad traits you can have, but no. It is also important for you to have this, because as I've mentioned it is to know your self-worth, but over excessive using it may cause harm to yourself and to others. That's why we need a proper way to maintain it in a standard level. You need to become aware of some of these:

• Becoming aware of judgment

• Arrogance is part of the ego, same as pride, entitlement and beliefs

• Ego is an attitude, and it can be change.

• Practice humbleness, know what's your limit in every action

• Respect is the greatest option.

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MARK TWIN

You will always lose, if you think the world owes something to you. You are not entitled to anything.

MARK TWIN

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