Archive | 9 types

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Reducing stress | enneagram types eight, nine and one

Some stress is caused by external factors, some stress has internal causes, and most stress is a combination of the two. It is always helpful to identify the external sources of stress and change these if you can. At the

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Reducing stress | enneagram types two, three and four

Some stress is caused by external factors, some stress has internal causes, and most stress is a combination of the two. It is always helpful to identify the external sources of stress and change these if you can. At the

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Reducing stress | enneagram types five, six and seven

Some stress is caused by external factors, some stress has internal causes, and most stress is a combination of the two. It is always helpful to identify the external sources of stress and change these if you can. At the

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3 insights on enneagram threes

So much has been written about each of the 9 enneatypes (by me as well as many others), and there is always more to be learned. My biggest teachers are people of these types themselves, sharing their own stories and

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Authority and type

How do individuals of each Enneagram type relate to authority figures, all other factors being equal (which they are not!) such as family background, religious orientation, and past experiences with extremely negative authorities? People of the same type do tend

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Spring cleaning for each type

Spring cleaning is real; most closets are filled with things we don’t use much or no longer fit us, and although it takes effort to go through the closet and make decisions, I always feel good after the effort has

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Fives in Film

  What do the films, The Social Network and the two Steig Larsson films – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Girl Who Played with Fire – have in common? 1. They are incredibly good films 2. Their

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Famous Enneagram Nines: Sandra Bullock and the Dalai Lama

  WORLDVIEW: Everyone deserves to be respected and heard: I must enable this. NINES seek peace, harmony, and positive mutual regard, and dislike conflict, tension, and ill will. Relaxed, easy to relate to, and accepting, Nines see and honor multiple

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Famous Enneagram Eights: Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump

  WORLDVIEW: The powerful try to take advantage of the weak; I must change this. EIGHTS pursue the truth, want situations under control, strive to make important things happen, and try to hide their vulnerability. Assertive, bold, and confident, Eights

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Famous Enneagram Sevens: Cameron Diaz and Howard Stern

  WORLDVIEW: The world lacks a bigger plan full of possibilities; I must generate these. SEVENS crave the stimulation of new ideas, people, and experiences, avoid pain and discomfort, and create elaborate plans that allow them to keep all of

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