The ego itself is the result of unprocessed energies and emotions. The ego (what is ego?) is like a disease of our perception which keeps us in perpetual suffering, disconnected from the universe and from our true power. At birth we were bombarded with too many incoherent (negative) energies at once and very little of the natural energies we so desperately required. This created the ego initially as a perceptual barrier to protect ourselves from some of the brute force of this shock.
The only reason it was formed was because we were not yet conscious enough to process our emotions effectively, so instead all the energies, beliefs, and emotions that we could not process at that time manifested themselves as the ego which is the culmination of all our unprocessed emotions and experiences. The path of emotional processing is therefore about dissolving the ego incrementally by removing our energy and attention from it.
To heal this suffering, we need only to find balance which is achieved through meditation by establishing and cultivating inner peace, and internal silence. When we are balanced then our energies can be regulated and recycled, and thus purified. When we deal with too much energy at once, either by increasing our energies too quickly, or by experiencing too much negativity at once, that is when we have a tendency to throw up a barrier within ourselves and resist these energies in an effort to protect ourselves, which is exactly how the ego was formed.
These barriers are emotional, mental, perceptual, and spiritual blockages which will be released by emotional processing.
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