“The Ego Judges And Punishes, Love Forgives And Heals.”
The best way I can describe the ego would be like this: An inner voice that only knows extremes, and relentlessly pursues that which goes against our true selves.
There’s very little discussion around how the ego is the main cause of high levels of anxiety. I bet you never even heard the word ego until recently, and if you had to explain it to someone else you’d have a challenging time doing so. That’s ok, after this blog post the ego and your current high levels of anxiety will make much more sense.
The enemy of inner peace and contentment is the ego
Remember the voice in your head that said ‘hey, your progress is too damn slow!’ That’s the ego, and it doesn’t only show up within the mental body (thoughts), but within the emotional body as well (feelings). The ego points out how others are doing better than you, or how you’re doing so much better than others. It knows no medium, only extremes, and it’s main headquarters resides within the emotion of fear.
I hear you saying, ‘why does the ego fear so much?’
Because a life of inner chaos, drama, and punishment is all it knows. It is a by-product of the environment you grew up in, and over time compounded to become a relentless machine focused solely on the future and the past. Since high levels of anxiety is a manifestation of future catastrophic possibilities, the ego maintains this laser like focus on what’s going to happen next.
Going up against an unfamiliar situation? High levels of anxiety and the ego will most likely be right around the corner
The ego hates anything unfamiliar. Which is why healing high levels of anxiety can be somewhat complicated sometimes. I assure you though, understanding the 3 ways the ego causes your high levels of anxiety below will create massive amounts of clarity for you.
1) The ego prevents you from seeing things as they are, the way god intended it
We are co-creators of our lives side by side with source energy (this video shares the 5 lessons I learned about god during my anxiety recovery). When we were young we were told how high it’s possible to jump, what we’re capable of accomplishing, the struggles that will appear in life as we grow up, how mistakes are a bad thing, and so on. These suggestions (although coming through good intentions of our parents and other authority figures) gave us a distorted view of ourselves and the world around us.
“We came to this world with love, and we learned how to fear pretty much everything along the way.”
It’s quite sad actually how we’re a planet with billions of inhabitants and we feel so lonely as a collective. Every smile from a stranger is a potential psychopath in our minds, every compliment we get we analyze to the point where we find the falseness in it, and everyday we’re forced back into our comfort zones never having the true courage to scratch our own itch. We’re alive, but not living the way we’re meant to be living.
2) The ego is overly judgemental leading to a lack of flow in a persons life
To flow with life is to accept things as they are. You see flow in nature all the time when you notice the rhythm of the ocean waves, the clouds as they gently pass along, and the animals as they contently travel in packs. A lack of flow comes down to one word, and that word is ruining humanity today… Fight!
We fight everything from our competitors, to the traffic, to the daily lineups, to disease, and even the piece of the divine when it shows up within us looking to guide us. Fighting has ruined society when in fact deep down we are caring, loving, accepting, non-judgemental, playful, and peaceful human beings (listen to the secret to a peaceful mind here). But every time we tap into any of these natural traits we freak out!
Because the ego needs you to stay on guard and keep fighting, because if you don’t it may cost you your paycheque, reputation, or even your life! No wonder we have such high levels of anxiety floating around everywhere we go today.
The solution to this is to evaluate over judge. To decide that to be led by the ego’s delusional judgements is to live a life of inner pain with temporary un-natural moments of happiness. You’re not as good as your ego says you are and you’re not as bad as your ego says you are. This makes evaluating the judgements of your ego crucial towards lessening and ending your high levels of anxiety starting today.
3) The ego is a reflection of the wounded inner child within
The inner child is confused, hurt, and in need of the opposite of fear which is love. Something it didn’t receive growing up. The void of those past emotional traumas and repressed emotions must be filled, since the universe hates a void. So we do so in any un-natural soul sucking way we can from the external world. The only problem is there’s nothing in the outside world other than targeted advice, that can heal the wounded child within.
That targeted advice also comes with a message of responsibility though. And many times we fear that new level of responsibility due to the fear of making a mistake
Again, not your fault but your responsibility to overcome. The wounded inner child which now reveals itself as high levels of anxiety was told at school that mistakes are bad, passing equals success and F’s make you a failure, your 3 pointer was never technically perfect enough, your class speeches were always lacking something, and so on. Again, this begs the question of how can high levels of anxiety not be present in a persons life with the constant barrage and needs that weren’t met as children?
We don’t have a choice though, the re-framing process is necessary for healing and releasing the ego mind. To re-frame past events means to take off the current lenses you’re wearing (which comes with repeated perspectives based around self punishment) over what happened, and put on new ones.
These new lenses are the most quickly accepted within the subconscious mind through mild to deeper trance work in order to by-pass the security guard that protects all your core beliefs (the critical faculty). The audios and information in my programs touch on this at a much deeper level.
The ego isn’t unbeatable, and it’s greatest weakness is self-awareness. People that go through life unconsciously thinking and reacting based on the emotion that’s felt will live a life of emotional slavery. Don’t allow this to be you. Begin building your self awareness whenever the extreme judgements of the ego show up, put on your new lenses to perceive the situation differently, and act on that new perception so that in time you can move closer and closer towards inner peace.