Personality Cafe banner

ego

  1. ENTP ego while depressed

    Advice Center
    Can ego be good for depression if you are a massive procrastinor, have not much of a life? I am having an atypical depression, where I swing back and forth from bad moods to good moods and vice versa. I had a pretty bad period recently where I was totally socially isolated, did nothing but...
  2. Respond with a song.

    Blog
  3. Jungian Archetypes of Self and God Ego self-separation explored *With diagram*

    Blog
    Ive been reading Ego and Archetype, and now I'm temporarily obsessed with the nature of the ego and self since it's such a interesting concept, especially in how it is described or represented by Edinger with a paradoxical diagram or use of the terms.(although Edinger is more so relaying Jungian...
  4. Treating others as they were a person: the obsessed narcissist

    General Psychology
    Person means mask, you know that right? The personae is what you wear, it is just a mask, the person(ae) is not what you are. -Where is this person, can you point it out to me? No its just a fiction of the imagination of some. People demand that you treat them not as women or men or...
  5. Top o' the mornin' to ya!

    Intro
    I'm not actually a leprechaun, but the post thingy said I should try to get everyone's attention so here we all are. Or aren't, depending on how me ol' Irish charm holds up :tongue: So my name's Ben, or Benny if you prefer, and I'm a 19 year old guy from Australia. I found this forum a few...
  6. [INFJ] Anti-Ego / Anti-narcissism

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    The rules are simple. Don't talk about yourself unless someone asks you a question - even then, don't talk about yourself anymore than necessary. Only talk to, and about, other people. Ask questions, make comments, compliments, etc. No insults, and no sexual comments please. The last rule...
  7. [INFJ] INFJs and "the self"

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I posted this question in an INFJ group on facebook earlier...would like to hear your thoughts on it: Does anyone else here feel like they're reflecting the void, or I guess what Jung would call the collective unconscious? It almost feels more comfortable thinking about myself as a reflection...
  8. [INFJ] INFJs, Buddhist thought, and "letting go" in general

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hello cafeverse -- I'm curious to see if any other INFJs on here have found mindfulness & unattachment to be a changing force in their lives. I'm also curious to see who else feels like they're straddling this world and the spirit world on a daily basis [and if this has led you to think about...
  9. Id, Ego, Super-Ego with Enneagram

    Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    You probably already have read the article by timeless where he explains the enneagram within the Freudian model. http://personalitycafe.com/articles/47315-freudian-theory-enneagram.html And this theory implies: 9w1 Ego-Superego 1w9 Superego-Ego 1w2 Double Superego 2w1 Double...
  10. Game of Thrones and its psychological fuck uppery

    General Psychology
    Game of Thrones is a rather interesting tv show, yes it is complex superficially - in terms of the story line and the history of the houses but it is also complex in terms of its entertainment value and impressions on the viewer. I state this given the reason that throughout history, sex and...
  11. [INTP] My Deluded Pride? My place in the world? Utilitarianism? Help me out please

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    Hey guys I really need your help. University is starting in a couple of weeks and Im unsure of what to study. I have taken a few personality tests and they tell me I am an INTP and ISTP, initially the test gave me the type INTP but as I kept doing it evaluating my choices and doing it again...
  12. Enneagram 6 or 7?

    What's my Enneagram type?
    My characteristics - Self-aggrandizing - Helps the weaker guy, notices the left out one - High energy, binge a lot (caffeine, alcohol) - All or nothing, 1 beer or 12 beers. No coffee or 3 scoops. No PS3 or 3 hours - Can get stressed easily - Not good reacting to pain, a stomach ache/hangover...
  13. 5 Ways to Distinguish Your Calling From Your Ego by Shelley Prevost

    Education & Career Talk
    I have found an interesting article called "5 Ways to Distinguish Your Calling from Your Ego" by Shelley Prevost. This might be helpful for anyone searching for a career path. The five points are summarized as follows: 1. Ego fears not accomplishing or acquiring something, while a calling...
  14. [ENTP] ENTP's.. Can't live with you, or without you...

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    So basically, I knew this ENTP fellow once. Ridiculously hot, and who am I kidding, I've always been attracted to an oversized-ego ;) As an INFP who lives in my own fantasy world, I was so intrigued and fascinated by this ENTP who seemed to be able to jump in and out of my inner world with...
  15. [INFP] Do you think personality is an illusion of the ego or is it something important?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Strange question to ask on personalitycafe huh? :P I was thinking about this question the other day when I was listening to an Alan Watts' video. He defined personality as an illusion that the ego creates. Personally, I have no idea what to believe. What are everyone's opinions on this?
  16. What can change the nature of a man? (NF variant)

    NF's Temperament Forum- The Dreamers
    This is a mirror thread of this, and is inspired by the game Planescape: Torment, one of the greatest artistic and philosophical masterpieces in gaming to date. The title is true to the original form of the question, but I'd ask the same question here as I do in the sister NT mirror thread...
  17. What can change the nature of a man? (NT variant)

    NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects
    The obvious answer is castration. However, I am not looking for obvious answers, and the question should in fact be reformulated to reflect that, such as "What can change the nature of a person?" As some of you might be aware as soon as you see the title, this is inspired by the game...
  18. [ENFP] ENFPs - Like being centre of attention?

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    Hi ENFPs!! I was just wondering what you thought about being the centre of attention... I really don't like it. I love parties, meeting friends and meeting new people, places where there are loads of people...but I really, really don't like being at the centre of attention. I guess in...
  19. The Freudian Theory of Enneagram

    Articles
    The Freudian Theory of Enneagram by timeless I. Overview The Enneagram is a personality typing system that consists of nine distinct types. These types are distinct because they each possess unique fears and desires. Enneagram theorists use these core personality features to create type...
  20. [INFJ] Hubris

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    How highly do you think of yourself compared to those around you? Yes? Uh, huh... You don't mind if I take notes, right? Good. Now then. How narcissistic do you act around others? Very interesting. What's that you say? No, I completely believe you. Why would I not?
Top