You may be
wondering what is the shadow self? Well shadow
self is in essence your alter ego, which is
a bit to simplistic an explanation as the
shadow self a lot more complex than that.
self is used to explain that there is another
side to ourselves, another side to you, that
you may or may not be wholly aware of, the
shadow self is the negative side of you.
This negative you is everything you are not,
if you are a positive energy person then your
shadow self is negative energy.
scenario’s your shadow self can make
you fail to see the obvious, can make you
think you are full of positive energies, when
in truth your not, and this can lead to complications.
It is important to try to remain watchful
and to be careful of your shadow self as it
can hijack you and make you act without considering
the consequences of such an act. The shadow
self is an enigma as it is both builder and
destroyer. It can be the holder of all your
suppressed emotions, emotions like anger,
envy and jealousy. It can turn a normally
mild mannered man into a wild animal.
is of the utmost importance to learn control.
Learn to keep a balance, this is done by acknowledging
your shadow self. Let it be aware you know
its there. Love your shadow self as you love
yourself. Never forget that the shadow self
is part of you and helps make you who you
are, what you are, and despite its appearance
of arrogance and such it is truly full of
fear and self loathing.
With a lot
of work and attention you can control your
shadow self and eventually you will succeed,
you and your shadow self will become as one
within. Consequently with this in mind, it
is good to question yourself, look at what
you have done, ask yourself 'Why did I do
that'? This acts as a good way to be aware
of your shadow self and keep it under control.