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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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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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Development | Humility

Humility is often misunderstood as self-deprecation, modesty or even a lack of arrogance. But self-deprecation, or having a low estimate of oneself, is not humility. Neither is modesty or its cousin, false modesty, the same as humility. A person can

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Development | Quotes from the Dalai Lama

Quotes from the Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama is a simple, profound and prescient human being. Here are quotes from this humble man, one for each Enneagram type. ONES “Love is the absence of judgment.” TWOS “If you don’t love

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Topic of the month | Affirmations

Louise Hay, founder of the Hay House as well as a prolific writer and spiritual teacher, strongly believed in the power of affirmations. Although she is no longer on the planet, her words live still. Here are affirmations for each

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Speaking Clearly

Ones | Although Ones speak precisely, this is not the same as speaking clearly. Speak from your heart as well as your gut and mind; this will not only slow down your responses, they will become more pure and clear.

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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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