The Value of AWE // Healthy Ego

What a great Sunday article!

"Feeling Awe May Be the Secret to Health and Happiness"

What are the traits of a functionally healthy ego:
  • The maintenance of a realistic and stable view of self and others
  • The ability to maintain stable relationships
  • The ability to experience and regulate a full range of emotions  
  • The ability to integrate a regulated sense of morality into day-to-day life.

(condensed from The Value of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Conceptualizing Clients: by Whitney keefner, Hilary Burt, and Nicholas Grudev)