We tend to judge ourselves and compare ourselves with others. Sometimes we feel we are not as good as others. At other times we feel better than others. This is all the tricky mischievous ego. Please do not buy into it. Each of us is like a diamond with very special facets shining with 5-colored lights. We may not always recognize this fact, but it is true. Please do not be side-tracked by the tricky mischievous ego. When it is active, distance yourself. Even laugh at it. Recognize it as an old dysfunctional habit. We do not need it any more. Shake hands with it as an old friend, but don’t get too close. Slowly we can ask it to leave for it has overstayed its welcome. It no longer helps us. Actually, it never did. Part ways with this dysfunctional tricky ego. Be gentle with yourself. Allow yourself space and room to be happy!
Fame and disrespect is the second pair of the 8 worldly concerns. The 8 worldly concerns are the ways we ordinarily live our lives. Our default position is to be caught up with these. We […]
In order to overturn our negative habits, we must first recognize them, and then convince ourselves they are dysfunctional. Without doing this we will not be able to overturn them. Just like quitting smoking. To […]