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Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 5

Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 5 After our most recent 9-part blog series on the topic of how our defense mechanisms serve as guardians of our type-based ego structures, many people asked for ideas about how

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Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 4

Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 4 After our most recent 9-part blog series on the topic of how our defense mechanisms serve as guardians of our type-based ego structures, many people asked for ideas about how

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Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 3

After our most recent 9-part blog series on the topic of how our defense mechanisms serve as guardians of our type-based ego structures, many people asked for ideas about how to work with and lessen our defense mechanisms. This new

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Idle Chatter 72

Topic of the month | idle chatter

Topic of the month | idle chatter Words that are thought or spoken “with no purposeful intent at all” ~ Thanissaro Bhikkhu What words fall into the territory of “idle chatter?” Doesn’t all chatter have a purpose? Bhikkhu’s concept of

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Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 2

Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 2 After our most recent 9-part blog series on the topic of how our defense mechanisms serve as guardians of our type-based ego structures, many people asked for ideas about how

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Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 1

Learn to lessen your primary defense mechanism | Type 1 After our most recent 9-part blog series on the topic of how our defense mechanisms serve as guardians of our type-based ego structures, many people asked for ideas about how

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Take Off Your Mask

Development | Tear off the mask

Tear off the mask. Your face is glorious. ~ Rumi Each of our Enneagram types are a persona, a mask we wear that covers so many things: our fears, the parts of us we don’t want to see within ourselves

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego structure | Type 9

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 9. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure | Type 8

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 8. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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Defense Mechanism: Guardians of our Type-based Ego Structure | Type 7

This blog series describes how the primary defense mechanism for each Enneagram type functions as a guardian of the type-based ego structure, and this particular blog focuses on Enneagram type 7. You’ll learn the following: how the type-based fixation and

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