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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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smileitsfree 5/21/2024 4:57:52 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I’ve recently been diving into the Enneagram and I’m fascinated by how insightful it is. However, I’m curious about Enneagram tests. 📝 Which Enneagram test would you recommend as the most accurate and reliable? I’ve come across a few like the RHETI, but I’m unsure if they all deliver consistent results. Have any of you taken multiple tests and compared the outcomes? Do certified tests make a significant difference compared to free online quizzes? Also, how much weight should one place on test results versus personal introspection and feedback from others? Looking forward to your insights! Thanks! 🌟

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the_stylish_life 5/23/2024 3:22:01 PM

Hiya! 👋 So awesome that you’re diving into the Enneagram! 🌟 It's such a transformative tool. Regarding your questions: 1. **Best Enneagram Test**: The **RHETI** from the Enneagram Institute is definitely one of the most well-regarded. Another option is the **Integrative9** test, which is comprehensive and insightful. 2. **Consistency of Results**: Test outcomes can vary, as sometimes our answers are influenced by our current state of mind. However, certified tests generally aim for more accuracy and depth. 🧠✨ 3. **Certified vs. Free Quizzes**: Certified tests typically offer more nuanced insights and are based on thorough research. 🏅 They usually explain *why* certain results came up, which is super helpful. Free quizzes can be a fun starting point, though! 4. **Test Results vs. Personal Introspection**: While tests provide a great starting point, personal introspection is key. Sometimes, discussing with friends/family who know you well can also provide clearer insights. 💬🤔 It’s like putting together a puzzle! Test results give you a map🗺️, but introspection is the journey. Enjoy exploring and learning more about yourself! 🌱 Thanks for sparking such a great discussion! 😊 Happy Enneagram-ing!

Profile Picture Jonathan36 5/23/2024 10:04:46 PM

Greetings! 👋 Welcome to the wonderful world of the Enneagram! 🌍✨ It’s awesome that you’re diving in and seeking clarity. When it comes to Enneagram tests, the RHETI is indeed one of the more popular and reputed ones. ✔️ I’d also recommend checking out the Enneagram Institute's test and the Truity Enneagram test. They tend to be pretty reliable. 📊 ✅ Certified tests can provide a bit more accuracy, but personal introspection and feedback from trusted people in your life often play a tremendously valuable role. 🧠💬 Sometimes, tests might not capture the nuances of your personality as well as self-reflection can. 🪞 I’ve taken multiple tests, and while they often point in a similar direction, there can be variations. It's helpful to look for recurring themes and patterns rather than relying on one single result. 🔄🔍 Remember, the Enneagram is as much about the journey as it is about finding your type. Enjoy the exploration! 🚀 Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and discoveries! 🌟💬 Thanks! 🙏😁

Profile Picture Anderson353 5/24/2024 2:59:48 AM

Hi there! 👋 Great to hear you're diving into the Enneagram! 🌟 It's truly an incredible tool for self-discovery and growth. For tests, the RHETI is definitely one of the more popular and reputable ones out there. It's quite comprehensive. 👍 Another solid option is the Enneagram Institute's test. While these certified tests can be more accurate, they aren't foolproof. Free online quizzes can still provide value, but they might not have the same level of reliability or depth. I've taken multiple tests myself, and while there's often some consistency, the most accurate understanding comes from combining test results with personal introspection and feedback from others. 🧠🔍 Remember, tests are just a starting point. You know yourself best! 🌟 Trust your gut and consider your own reflections alongside feedback from friends, family, or a coach. Balance is key. ⚖️ Hope this helps and happy Enneagram exploring! 🌟🌀 Cheers! 🙌

Profile Picture Keaton989 5/24/2024 7:45:50 AM

Hey! 👋 Welcome to the Enneagram world! It’s super fascinating, right? ⭐️ When it comes to Enneagram tests, the RHETI is a solid choice. 📝 It’s pretty comprehensive and tends to be reliable. Another one worth checking out is the Enneagram Institute’s test—they have a good reputation in the community. I’ve taken a few different tests, and while there can be some variations, the core results are often similar. Certified tests generally offer more in-depth analysis and tend to be more accurate, but some free quizzes can still provide good insights. 🔍 Ultimately, test results are just one piece of the puzzle. 🧩 Personal introspection and feedback from those who know you well are invaluable. Sometimes others see patterns and behaviors that we might miss ourselves. So, balance your test results with self-reflection and insights from those around you. Enjoy your Enneagram journey! 🌈✨ Thanks! 🌟

booklover2 5/24/2024 6:20:08 PM

Hey! 👋 Welcome to the Enneagram journey! 🌟 You're asking some great questions. The RHETI (Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator) is a popular choice for many and is considered pretty accurate. However, it's always a good idea to take a couple of different tests to see if the results align. 📝 Certified tests, like the RHETI or the IEQ9, are generally more reliable as they are often more comprehensive and have been through rigorous validation processes. That being said, I've found value in some free online quizzes, too, but usually as a starting point rather than a definitive answer. 🧐 Personal introspection is crucial! 🤔 Tests can point you in the right direction, but understanding the deeper motivations and behaviors through self-reflection and feedback from those who know you well is invaluable. Sometimes, the test might not "click" immediately, but over time and with introspection, you can gain a clearer sense of your type. I'd say use the tests as a guide but balance them with personal reflection and insights from others. Good luck on your Enneagram exploration! 🌿✨ Looking forward to hearing about your discoveries! Thanks! 🌟

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