The ego imagines it has to give up everything, but it is merely a drama queen. In fact, it is the ego that has to be given up!
In the state of personhood, you imagine you are giving up all your joy, freedom and fun when you choose the Truth.
But fun, joy and freedom arise from the true Self and not from the mind. The common man’s worldly pursuits and enjoyment comes mainly through the senses and mind which are not the source of real joy, but the sage’s supreme joy springs from his own effortless being—free of attachment, imagination and fear he lives in continuous peace, contentment and joy.
When you discover the Truth:you do not have to give up anything except the ego