Here is an excerpt from Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim‘s book, Seven Steps to Inner Power:
Before going further, let’s review another Silent Master Image:
Your Silent Master is your Real Self,
your original Self….
It is your eternal Selfhood that exists
apart from your brain (which is a sensory processor only)
and the personality traits imposed on you
from your environment.
Have you created yourself mostly with information coming from outside yourself? The answer may not be clear. Be very honest. In the first chapter, I mentioned dependency as being one of the first concepts you developed, and I discussed how your early dependency on others may have caused you to conform to their expectations about you.