Ego…that tricky little voice inside us that often feeds on fear, judgment, and separation. The persistent part of us that can cloud our vision, limit our potential, and keep us trapped in patterns that hurt us and hinder personal growth. That part of us that seeks continual validation, and that separates us from others and our True Selves.
Yes, ego certainly plays a valuable role in individuating us as unique beings, but it also often overpowers us and negatively governs our thoughts, actions, and emotions through ignorance and limitation.
To transcend it, we must first understand its roots.These come from the past experiences, traumas, cultural and societal conditioning, ancestral and other patterns that have shaped us. By becoming aware of and acknowledging these, we begin to liberate ourselves from the ego's grip and influence in our various Life Areas.
Embracing Love as the foundation of our existence in the Universe supports us to step into a higher state of consciousness that transcends the limitations of the ego. Instead of our reactionary, egoic selves dwelling on past wounds or future anxieties, Love anchors us in thepresent moment, where true awareness and transformation occur.
The practice of Love and Compassion towards self and others connects us with the Field of Love and Consciousness
that binds us all, and enables us to dismantle the ego's grip. When we cultivate Love and Compassion within, we radiate them outwardly, creating a ripple effect that touches the lives of those around us. As we embrace and embody these, we naturally extend the same warmth to others, dissolving barriers and fostering deeper, more authentic connections.
Practicing self-compassion, love,kindness, forgiveness, and acceptance; psychedelics and ancestral medicines;
along with meditation, mindfulness and other practices enable us to witness, deconstruct and dissolve our ego’s whispers, addictions and allures.
We then navigate life'schallenges with greater creativity, freedom, joy, grace and authenticity. In moments of conflict or misunderstanding, we choose empathy over hostility, love over resentment. With each step forward, we release the ego's grip, allowing our Hearts to open and our possibilitiesto expand for richer lives.
I invite you to become all the more aware of your ego and how itmay be hurting and limiting you, and to further embrace the transformational practices in your Life to assist you to open the door to powerful healing and unleash the fuller potential of your Life.
In Love and Kindness, Fatima xx
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