Archive | 9 types

Type5

What’s Obvious; what’s not | Type 5

What’s obvious; what’s not | Type 5 Sometimes stating the obvious can be a good reminder about each Enneagram type; sometimes we forget what is most apparent. There are also aspects of each type that are not-as-obvious, yet quite intriguing.

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Rumi-9

Rumi Poem | Type 9

Rumi Poem | Type 9 You must ask for what you really want. Don’t go back to sleep! The door is round and open Don’t go back to sleep! ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Nines

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Rumi-8

Rumi Poem | Type 8

Rumi Poem | Type 8 There is a sacredness in tears They are not the mark of weakness But of power ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Eights to use for reflection? Eights believe that showing

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Rumi-5

Rumi Poem | Type 5

Rumi Poem | Type 5 Open your hands If you want to be held ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Fives to use for reflection? Fives appear as if they need very little from others and

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Rumi-4

Rumi Poem | Type 4

Rumi Poem | Type 4 You are not a drop in the ocean You are the entire ocean in a drop ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Fours to use for reflection? Fours are continuously searching

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Rumi-3

Rumi Poem | Type 3

Rumi Poem | Type 3 That which is false troubles the heart But truth brings joyous tranquility ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Threes to use for reflection? The Threes’ passion, aka their vice, is deceit.

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Rumi-2

Rumi Poem | Type 2

Rumi Poem | Type 2 Love yourself completely Return to the root of your own soul ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Twos to use for reflection? Twos – at least, most Twos – are adept

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Rumi-1

Rumi Poem | Type 1

Rumi Poem | Type 1 If you are irritated by every rub How will you be polished? ~ Rumi Why is this an important poem for type Ones to use for reflection? Ones search for serenity and acceptance, yet their

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suffering-final

Development | suffering

Topic of the month | suffering All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. ~ Helen Keller Suffering is part of the human condition. Some suffering we cause ourselves; some suffering is a result of

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springcleaning

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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