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Book cover for "Mind Your Ego"

Memes that Teach About the Problems of Self-Esteem & Ego

“Self-esteem steals souls.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

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  • These memes are organized alphabetically by the title of the meme. The numbering starts at the top.

Ego & Self-Esteem Collection

  • Definition of Ego Used: Ego is a person’s collection of identities about themselves as things and thoughts.
  • Definition of Self-Esteem Used: Self-esteem is the dehumanizing of the self into concepts and images that are positive and negative.

01. Meme 2019: 2 Basic Ego Demands & REBT Demandingness

There are 2 Basic Ego Demands controlling you.

02. Meme 2017: 3 Main Ego Problems Are Claiming, Trying, & Becoming

Three Main Ego Problems

03. Meme 2019: 3 Step to Ego Using 3 Claims

The 3 Steps to Forming Ego

04. Meme 2017: 3 Tests Prove Self-Esteem Is Insane Thinking

3 Tests Prove Self-Esteem Is Insane

05. Meme 2017: 3Rs for Reducing & Uprooting Your Ego

3Rs Switch from Ego

06. Meme 2017: 5 Basic Moods of Ego

5TP & 5 Ego Moods

07. Meme 2019: 5 Main Ego Problems to Be Aware of

5 Main Ego Problems to Work On

08. Meme 2019: 6 Facts About Your Relationship with Self-Esteem

6 Facts About Your Relationship with Self-Esteem

09. Meme 2018: 32 Defense Mechanisms Including Freud’s 12

Kevin's 32 Defense Mechanisms

10. Meme 2018: All False Paths Preach Ego

All False Paths Preach Ego, Not God

11. Meme 2018: Being Human Is about Being a Reflector

Being Human & the Problem of Knowing

12. Meme 2020: Buddha Failed by Choosing Spiritual Ego.

Buddha Failed to Find God

13. Meme 2020: Buddha Was Wrong for Five Reasons.

  • This meme is about why Buddha was wrong about most everything.
  • This meme provides five specific reasons why Buddha was wrong.
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Buddha Was Wrong Because He Claimed for Himself

14. Meme 2017: Can You Exist Without Attachment to Thought?

Can you exist without thought?

15. Meme 2017: Change Your Self-Talk, Change Your Life

How to be honest

16. Meme 2000, 2016: Diagram of How Ego Causes & Maintains Fights

ego causes fights

17. Meme 1996: Diagram of the Model of the Self As a Container

container model of the self

18. Meme 1996, 2016: Diagram of the Model of Self As a Host

mode of the self as a cup

19. Meme 1997, 2016: Diagram of the Tripartite (3 Part) Nature of Ego

tripartite nature of ego

20. Meme 2019: Ego Can Be a Subject or Object, Not the Authentic Self

Ego Can Be an Object or Subject, Not Self

21. Meme 2018: Ego Is Composed of Thought, But You Are Not

Ego Is Composed of Thought

22. Meme 2020: Find Your Inner Space & Find Your Self.

Find Your Inner Space & Find Your Self

23. Meme 2017: Forgiveness Helps in the Fight Against Ego

Forgive to Fight Ego

24. Meme 2017: How to Find Your Original Nature

7 Steps to Find Your Self

25. Meme 2012: Human Failing Is Not Seeing Self in Others

human failings universal

26. Meme 2020: Identity with Your Real Self As Emptiness

  • This meme encourages you to be your real self.
  • Learn to identify with your being, and not with images and concepts of self.
  • Click for information on finding your self.
  • Click for information on the nature of self.

identify with your real self as emptiness.

27. Meme 2017: Journal Journey from Ego Shares an Ego Reduction System

Journal Journey from Ego Chapters

28. Meme 2015: Learn to Keep Your Identity Out of Problems

keep identity for self

29. Meme 2018: Living Heart, Soul, & Mind

Living Heart, Soul, & Mind

30. Meme 2018: One Voice Steals Your Consciousness

One Voice Steals Your Consciousness

31. Meme 2020: People Cannot Talk or Think About You

People Cannot Talk About You

32. Meme 2018: Recognize Ego As Your Inner Ghost

Ego Is the Ghose in Your Mind

33. Meme 2017: Self Is Secure In All Cases

5TP Showing Self Is Immune to Anxiety

34. Meme 2019: Self-Esteem Falsely Claims We Are What We Host

Nothing Inside Me Is Me

35. Meme 2017: Self-Esteem Steals Souls through Occupation

Self-esteem steals souls.

36. Meme 2012: Self-Talk Are You Seriously Trying to Thwart Me?

self-talk is madness

37. Meme 2018: Self-Talk Is Your Real Enemy

Self-Talk Is Your Only Real Enemy

38. Meme 2020: Seven-Steps to Spiritual Surrender to the Light.

Seven Steps to Surrender to the Light

39. Meme 2012: Self-Talk Why Are You Always in My Way?

self-talk is in the way

40. Meme 2018: Suffer Self-Talk To End It

Stand Self-Talk's Suffering

41. Meme 2017: The 4 Ds of Ego & Self-Esteem

4 Ds of Ego & Self-Esteem

42. Meme 2017: The 4 Main & Insane Scripts of Self-Esteem

4 Main Insane Self-Esteem Scripts

43. Meme 2017: The 5 Basic Moods of Self-Esteem & Ego

5TP & 5 Ego Moods

44. Meme 2017: The 5 Levels of Ego

5 Levels of Ego from What's Your Story

45. Meme 2017: The 7 Step Plan to Reduce Ego from the Book EGO

7 Step Plan to Reduce Ego

46. Meme 2017: The 10 Chapters in the Book EGO

EGO Table of 10 Chapters

47. Meme 2016: The Only Revolution Is Internal

only revolution

48. Meme 2014: The Way You Treat Others Is The Way You Treat Your Ego

treat others like self

49. Meme 2016: Who Is that Talking in Your Head?

who is talking inside

50. Meme 2017: You Are Not the Awareness of Or the Contents of Your Mind

You are not your contents

51. Meme 2011: You Are What You Hate, Not What You Ate

you are what you hate

Memes by Topic (Alphabetical): Help for You to Feel, Think, & Do Better in Life

Please note that these collections are incomplete and more can be found in the meme collections by year and in our books.

  1. 3Rs (Recognize, Remove, Replace) Memes
  2. 5 Thinking Positions (5TP) Memes
  3. Book Information Memes
  4. Communication Memes
  5. Ego & Self-Esteem Memes
  6. Feelings & Coping Memes
  7. Identity-Semantic Memes
  8. REBT & CBT Counseling Memes
  9. Self-Esteem & Ego Memes
  10. STIFFER-MIND Memes
  11. Thinking Skills Memes