The first question that comes to our minds is, do I have an ego? Maybe, if we get angry at loved ones, if we feel the need to prove that I am right if there is a feeling of insecurity or a sense of jealousy. Ego hides behind the opinion that appears genuine.
Well, there is no harm in having some ego. The problem arises when that self-image is negative, inaccurate or overly positive. That's when the need to shed ego arises. Once we start shedding our ego, self-realization starts setting in. Which gives immense peace and happiness.
Self-realization can be attained after shedding ego. meditate to shed ego. Keep Meditating