Believe it or not, we feel, the answer is – a little of both! Our Ego has a purpose to help identify our unique person from others, so we can actually function in our identify. So, it “needs” you, because are it’s purpose. Like a finger does not need to do anything, but it needs to be the finger when it needs to pick something up. It cannot just be the hand. That would be to clumsey fo the small detail items. However, if the finger were to decide to tell the hand when and where to move, with nothing to pick up, that would be counter productive – a hand moving around just to please the finger. Well, you get it. when our Ego wants to define what we do just to position itself for attentoin or getting in the lime light, that is when we DON’T need that much ego.
Do you have some expamples where you found your ego trying to position itself – and it backfired? Or a more easy to share experience might be when you caught that desire to shine for shining sake, and held our tongue or did not try to prove you were right – and found fulfillment in a successful happy ending. This is a work in progress, since many people are catching the tricky side of the ego, and learning to be a better team member. We are looking forward to hearing your challenges and successes! Also, go to our facebook site: www.facebook.com/Take-the-e-out-of-ego-go and share your experiences. Thanks!