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Tricky Typing

I really do love helping people sort out their types and doing so without any energetic pushing, just allowing the type to show up when the person is ready to see it. The more I work with people toward this

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Development | Adding values

The 9 Enneagram types have certain values they hold dear, values that guide their thinking, emotional responses and behaviors. What if each Enneagram type also embraced a core value from one of its arrow lines. What a difference this could

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Development | Being misunderstood

“The worst distance between two people is misunderstanding.” ~ Neetesh Dixit We can all be misunderstood, and some of the reasons are of our own making. Here are the ways each type often gets misunderstood and what people of each

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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 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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Development | Take Back Your Power

  ‘I got my OWN back.” ~ Maya Angelou   Giving away our power to another, especially but not only, to those who pretend to be gurus, does not support our wholeness. In personal relationships and in our interactions with

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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 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 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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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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