A woman gets into a bad accident, suffers trauma-induced depression et. al., and copes with it by playing a game she created.
I’ve been curious about how to use the ego against itself. It hates (e.g.) the success of others, so how do you structure an environment to take advantage of that. Can you?
One thing my ego hates is effort. This is because effort reveals the limitations of my current status whereas, in fantasy magic brain land, I’m the best ever. Although I do think legitimate laziness has a great part in this, I consider that a behavior learned from ego, not vise versa.
Which is why “Super Better” appeals to me. It’s a challenge, a silly challenge, but one with real results regardless. Perhaps more importantly it has a goal, an actual admission that you’re broken and you’re working on it.
It forces you to do the one thing the (my) ego hates the most – accessing reality. And it does it in a manner that circumvents the roadblock of apathy/assumed greatness. I’m not sure how, but that’s a different matter entirely.
So while SuperBetter.com may not be using the ego against itself, per se, it’s a good tool to flank it. And a great start