Hold Identity Lightly

Our egos help us distinguish ourselves, relate to others and make our way in the world. But, it’s important to remember that we’ve created this image and can therefore expand, contract or change it, if we choose. Being too caught up in particular stories...

Fear and Ego

Fear isn’t all bad. The kind that warns of potential danger can be beneficial. However, fear concerned with protecting the ego robs our energy and evokes anxiety about preserving an image. Fueling concern about unwanted hypothetical outcomes not only feels bad,...

Calm the Ego

When we feel slighted or imagine others have committed a transgression against us, it’s natural for our egos to want to jump at the chance to attack and respond back with similar energy. We may start building a story enumerating their inadequacies and defending...

It’s Not Evil, It’s Ignorance

What we call evil is really just ignorance of the truth that we are all connected. It’s an understandable misinterpretation because there are so many expressions of the one energetic source. Like waves in the ocean or leaves on a tree, we’re all part of the same...

Seated In Authenticity

The more we feel the need to prove ourselves, impress or appear better than others, the less seated we are in our authentic nature. Deep down we all know we’re each individual expressions of the one force and equally worthy, regardless of appearances. It’s...

Don’t Burn Bridges

Our ego is necessary to make our way in the world, however, when we are too attached to this sense of self, we’re likely to have run-ins with others’ egos. We can feel insulted when none was intended. Even if someone tells us they disapprove, they’re...