The Ego – Unhelpful Thought Patterns
What is the Egoic Mind? The Egoic mind is the state of being identified with the ego. It is the state of mind in which the ego is in control of your thoughts and emotions. The ego, by nature of its method of action, seeks to defend and glorify the separate and separated self, working for separation from the whole, unhelpful autonomy, or dogged independence, and works to obscure the divine or higher self. In doing this the ego justifies itself as a separate entity over which control by the higher self is limited. Why is this the case?