Attitudes about self are possibly the most critical aspect of our joyful pursuit of happiness. There is a clear danger with going too far with our self image.
Self righteous – Piously sure of one’s own righteousness; moralistic. Exhibiting pious self-assurance.
Self centered – Engrossed in oneself and one’s own affairs; selfish
Self deception – The act of deceiving oneself or the state of being deceived by oneself.
We will have discovered it is best not to go there. This path sends us on a journey of unhappiness at best, probably high anxiety, and possibly even tragedy. This is a very big deal. The key to developing our self image is to constantly strive for a growing understanding of pride and humility.