Increase your ego until you say ‘I am god’. I am that. You are that source that you come from, you are that! Tat Tvam Asi. But not only you, everyone around you, too!
There is a thin line in between healthy pride and too much ego. Everybody needs some ego and everybody should be proud of himself. Without ego or pride you cannot survive. You cannot exist without ego because you need your ego to identify yourself.
It is the ego of believing that you are perfect which kills all your happiness in what you do.
If you made a mistake, don't follow your ego. Accept the truth, even though you were wrong. Don't live for your ego.
In western cultures family relations and love relations are often destroyed by ego, when all energy is spent on destroying, creating problems and separation.