Ego Mode

From The SpiritWiki

An Ego Mode is a mode of operation of the Bodily Ego. There are three four ego modes, Growth Mode, Defense Mode, Deficit Mode, and Repair Mode. A bodily ego may be said to operating in a specific mode when a significant portion of its energy is spent in operation of that mode.[1]

List of Ego Modes

Ego Modes > Defense Mode, Deficit Mode, Growth Mode, Repair Mode, Survival Mechanism

Related LP Terms

Ego Mode > Bodily Ego, Toxic Socialization

Non-LP Related Terms

Ego Mode >


Ego modes are triggered by environmental and social conditions. An environment characterized by food scarcity will, for example, trigger Deficit Mode. An environment where the individual is subject to threat will trigger Defense Mode.


  1. Lightning Path Workbook Two: Healing. Lightning Path Press.