The Ego and Authenticity
September 5, 2012
Hosted by Andrea Mathews
That old nasty ego again, right? That’s what a good portion of the New Age world is thinking about right now. But seriously, is the ego really a problem to be overcome? Is the authentic person one who has overcome ego? Is there a conflict between authenticity and ego? Many would answer with a resounding “yes.” But I say “no.” There is no conflict between ego and authenticity. Ego is simply a liaison between the inner world and the outer world, without which we would either be absorbing too much outer world, or projecting too much inner world. It is the fulcrum on which we balance our lives. And it is absolutely essential. But it has certainly taken a bad rap over the past 20-30 years. In fact it has taken on Satanic-like features, as we discussed in a previous show. But really now. How do we coordinate the ego with the authentic self? That’s what we’ll be talking about this week. Don’t miss it.
Wednesday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowement Channel
Your Authentic Self is wise, knows the highest path for your life and has never been wounded. That’s right. You have a part of you that has never been wounded. In fact, that part is the truest essence of who you are. Would you like to access it? Do you know how to use your own internal guidance system? Would you like to have peace? How about a more meaningful life? Your authenticity can give you these seemingly miraculous gifts—but you have to know how to get there. Authentic Living with Andrea Mathews will help you raise your consciousness to the level of your own I AM by interviewing some of the great spiritual experts of today. You’ll learn how to see your true self in the midst of life’s twists and turns and be challenged to think outside the box when it comes to the mysteries of life. Can you afford to miss even one of these shows? Authentic Living airs live Wednesdays at 1 PM Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel.
Andrea Mathews is the host of the Authentic Living Show, author of two books, Restoring My Soul: A Workbook for Finding and Living the Authentic Self (2007), and coming out on September 30, 2011 and published by O Books, The Law of Attraction: The Soul’s Answer To Why It Isn’t Working And How It Can. A published poet, with several magazine articles also published, Andrea is also a psychotherapist with a thriving private practice where she uses both Cognitive and Transpersonal therapy to assist a diverse population with many different issues. You can learn more about Andrea’s books, articles, practice and more at www.andreamathewslpc.com. Andrea offers Corporate Training and Motivational and Inspirational presentations through www.InnerWings.com.