What is the ego? The ego is a construct of the mind which creates a story around past experiences, emotions, opinions, failures, successes, etc. Once these stories are personalized in a way that we identify ourselves as our thoughts and our story. The ego begins to takes shape.
So thoughts around “I” “me” and “mine” all work to enhance an illusion of self-worth. I call it an illusion because anything that is driven by the ego is measured against some external source; a car or house, a position of power, opinions of others. All of these things are fleeting in nature, however, the self not based on the ego remains. [Read more…] about How To Control The Ego At Work