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2 Kinds of Ego Disturbance

5TP & 5 Ego Moods


2 Kinds of Ego Disturbance & 2 Kinds of Ego Comfort

• Ego will help you to recognize, remove, and replace your ego: a.k.a. self-esteem.

“And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.”–John 3:19

“Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are.” —Niccolò Machiavelli


FIRST KIND OF EGO DISTURBANCE: EGO PAIN

The first kind of ego disturbance is familiar to everyone.

It goes by many names such as:

  • ego pain
  • emotional pain
  • humiliation
  • hurt
  • loss of face
  • low self-esteem
  • negative self-concepts
  • negative self-images
  • psychological pain
  • shame

Ego pain is an emotional experience in relation to the self as negative self-constructs, not as a human being.


SECOND KIND OF EGO DISTURBANCE: FEAR OF EGO PAIN

The second of ego disturbance is also familiar to everyone.

However, few recognize it as ego disturbance.

It goes by many names such as:

  • anxiety or general worry
  • avoidance of criticism
  • avoiding risks
  • denial of problems
  • escapism
  • fear of ego pain
  • fear of negative self-concepts
  • fear of negative self-images
  • fear of rejection
  • fear of success
  • flight from failure

Ego-pain fear is an emotional experience in relation to self as becoming negative self-constructs.


2 KINDS OF EGO COMFORT

1. FIRST KIND OF EGO COMFORT: PRIDE

Ego is comforted by pride.

Pride goes by many names:

  • achievement
  • acknowledgement
  • being better than others
  • bigger person
  • bragging
  • despising other people
  • doing better than others
  • famous person
  • feeling better than others
  • gloating
  • gossiping about others
  • hating other people
  • having better than others
  • high self-esteem
  • important person
  • knowing better than others
  • positive self-concepts
  • positive self-images
  • recognition
  • rich person
  • success
  • superiority

2. SECOND KIND OF EGO COMFORT: SEEKING PRIDE

Ego is comforted by the pursuit of pride.

  • Becoming better than others is rewarding to ego.
  • Evolving past others is rewarding to ego.
  • Growing beyond others is rewarding to ego.
  • Seeking better self-concepts.
  • Seeking better self-images.
  • Seeking pride is rewarding to ego.
  • Seeking superiority is rewarding to ego.
  • Seeking to know, do, or be better than others.
  • Studying to be better than others.
  • Training to be better than others.
  • Trying to get pride is rewarding to ego.

ADULTS IN ONE OF 4 EGO MODES

You can understand adult action, intention, interaction, conversation, and motivation as being in one of these four modes:

  1. Experiencing ego pain.
  2. Fearing, avoiding, or escaping ego pain.
  3. Experiencing ego pleasure.
  4. Seeking ego pleasure.

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