Tag Archives: ego

How Ants Survive Rush Hour (and why putting your ego in check will change your life)

It’s everyone’s nightmare. Rush hour. Inching along interminably as too many cars navigate too few lanes, with too many merging in and too few turning off. r

5 Ways Ego Interferes With Your Happiness

The word happiness is defined in most cases as a feeling of contentment, or as a feeling ranging from contentment to intense joy. r

How To Live ‘The Hero’s Journey’ Without Leaving Your Own Backyard!

Some of us are familiar with “The Hero’s Journey” that Joseph Campbell describes in his 1949 work The Hero with a Thousand Faces as a pattern of narrative describing the typical adventure of the hero archetype. r

How To Put Your Ego in It’s Place!

We all have voices in our head that create an internal dialogue that drive us a little crazy. These voices are collectively called our “ego”. Sometimes our ego helps us by warning us of danger. More often than not though, our ego stifles our growth and progress through its incessant negative and disparaging comments. It often puts us down, tells us we’re not good enough, says we’re incapable of doing something or being someone, and reinforces our fears and self-doubt. The end result? Total paralysis or feeling “stuck” so we can never really move forward with our lives or go after our dreams. This article will show you how to put your ego in its place so you can finally step into the incredible person you were born to be! r

You Are Not Your Personality – The Egoic False Self

We reside on a planet where cooperation is paramount to our success. When we cooperate with each other, our boss, our partner, our leaders or anyone else you have a relationship with; life will flow with ease. When we resist – our life experience feels out of control and complex.

First let’s define the word cooperation: An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit; joint action.

So why do we resist cooperating with each other?

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Stroking the Ego of an “A-List” Blogger

Jason Calacanis, A-List blogger and founder of Weblogs Inc. (the company behind the enormously popular Engadget) has written a post stating some general rules for link baiting him. Follow these rules, he says, and he’s very likely to link back to you.

Basically he expects people to stroke his ego a bit before bashing his usually controversial opinions. He recommends citing his past accomplishments, mentioning his bulldog, or displaying attractive pictures of him before he gained weight. r