Ego vs. Inner Child: What's The Difference?

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EGO
INNER CHILD
Lives in your mind
Lives in your body
A hard-wired record of the past
Where this record is stored
Protects your inner child
Hides behind your ego
The masked version of yourself
The scared, wounded version of yourself
Creates stories to suppress your inner child's feelings
Believes that these stories are true
Responds to your inner child based on internal programs
Reacts to the external world based on ego response
Safety = being unaware
Safety = being aware (present in the body)
Wants to hide + suppress emotions
Wants to release emotions

 

Your ego is the protector of your inner child. It acts as a mask, hiding any vulnerabilities or fears your inner child has.

The ego responds to your inner child through internalized programs, controlling how they feel and react to any given situation.

It may sound like your ego is doing your inner child a favor, but what it’s really doing is suppressing your inner child’s true feelings, and stifling their creativity and self expression.

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Unlike the ego, which holds onto all of the past versions of you, YOU are the awareness and energy that exists only in the now. It’s YOU that has the ability to create new versions of yourself and be the guide, and guardian your inner child needs you to be.

They need you to be brave for them, believe in them, bring your focus and awareness back into your body, and provide them with intentional guidance that will encourage, support and create space for them to step out of the ego’s shadow, and express themselves without fear.

Have you checked in with your inner child today?

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