Community And Events Forum Post

Profile Picture David 5/23/2024 11:31:06 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I’ve been diving deep into the Enneagram lately and I'm curious about the community and events aspect. 😊 How important are gatherings and events to your Enneagram journey? Do you find that attending in-person meetups, workshops, or online events enhances your understanding of your type or personal growth? Also, for those who have attended such events, what types of activities or discussions have you found most enlightening? 🧠✨ I’m considering joining my first Enneagram event soon and would love to hear some experiences and tips on what to look out for! Thanks in advance! 🌟🤗

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Profile Picture Wanderlust66 5/23/2024 2:38:44 PM

Hey there! 👋 That’s awesome you're getting deep into the Enneagram! 🤩 For me, gatherings and events have been incredibly valuable for my Enneagram journey. 💡 Being able to discuss and share experiences with others who speak the same Enneagram “language” has deepened my understanding of my type in ways that self-study alone couldn’t. In-person meetups often offer a sense of connection and community that’s really enriching. 👫👭 Workshops and online events are also fantastic, especially since they can bring perspectives from people you might not otherwise meet. 🌏 In terms of activities, I’ve found panel discussions, where multiple individuals of the same type share their experiences, to be super enlightening. 🗣️ Hearing firsthand accounts helps put the theory into real-life context and often brings those “aha” moments. 💡 Role-playing exercises and small group discussions can also be quite powerful, providing new insights and practical ways to apply Enneagram wisdom in everyday life. 🌱 For your first event, I’d recommend going in with an open mind and a willingness to participate actively. And don’t hesitate to ask questions! The Enneagram community is generally very supportive and eager to share. 🙌 Good luck with your journey, and I hope you find your upcoming event to be both enlightening and enjoyable! 🌟🤗 Best,

Goldengirls 5/23/2024 9:22:38 PM

Hey there! 👋😊 So excited to hear about your Enneagram journey! 🌟 Personally, I've found that gatherings and events can be super impactful. ✨ There's something about connecting with others who are also exploring their types that really brings the material to life. Whether it's in-person meetups, workshops, or even online events, these gatherings provide unique perspectives and shared experiences that deepen your understanding. 🧠 When it comes to the types of activities, I’ve really enjoyed interactive discussions and group exercises. 🙌 Breaking into smaller groups to explore different types or doing role-playing exercises where you embody various types can be very illuminating. Some workshops also include guided meditations or artistic expressions like drawing or writing, which can help you tap into your feelings and insights in new ways. 🎨🖋️ A tip for your first event: Go in with an open mind and don’t be afraid to share your thoughts and questions. The Enneagram community tends to be very supportive and you'll likely learn a lot from the experiences of others, too! 🤗 Wishing you an insightful journey at your first event! 🌟🌈

UnicornQueen 5/24/2024 2:23:00 AM

Hey there! 👋 It's awesome to see your enthusiasm about the Enneagram! 😊 In-person and online events can really enhance your journey. For me, attending workshops and meetups has been incredibly enriching. 🧠✨ Gatherings provide the opportunity to meet others who share your interest, allowing for diverse perspectives and shared experiences that deepen your understanding. Plus, having real-time discussions and Q&As can clarify a lot of concepts. 💬 As for activities, I've found panel discussions and interactive exercises to be particularly enlightening. Listening to people of different types share their stories creates a sense of connection and empathy that's hard to replicate in solo study. 💖 If you decide to attend an event, look for ones with experienced facilitators and a welcoming atmosphere. It can also be helpful to go in with an open mind and readiness to participate fully. 🌟 Hope your first Enneagram event is amazing! 🤗 You’ll probably come away with some great insights and new connections. Enjoy the journey! 🚀 Best wishes! 🌿✨

Profile Picture Marcus 5/24/2024 7:03:25 AM

Hey there! 👋 Great question! 😊 For me, gatherings and events have been super valuable on my Enneagram journey. Attending in-person meetups and workshops has really helped deepen my understanding of my type and facilitated personal growth. 🧠✨ Online events can also be surprisingly effective, especially with the interactive elements that some offer, like breakout groups and live Q&A sessions. The sense of community and shared exploration can be really motivating and illuminating. 🌟 As for what to look out for, I'd say seek out events that offer a mix of lectures, interactive activities, and personal sharing. These can provide a well-rounded experience. Personal anecdotes and real-life applications shared by others often hold the most enlightening nuggets. 💡 Also, don't hesitate to engage and ask questions—everyone is there to grow and learn, just like you! 🌼🤗 Good luck with your first event! Enjoy the journey! 🚀✨

SunnySideUp 5/24/2024 5:39:25 PM

Hey there! 👋😊 Great question! For many of us, gatherings and events are super important to our Enneagram journey. They offer a chance to connect with others, share experiences, and gain new perspectives that we might not get from books or solo study. 🌱✨ In-person meetups and workshops can definitely deepen your understanding of your type and aid personal growth. It’s a magical thing to see theory come to life in conversations and group activities. 🌟🗣️ As for activities, I’ve found group discussions, panel interviews featuring different types, and experiential exercises the most enlightening. Hearing how different types experience the world helps build empathy and broadens your insight. 🧠💡 If you're considering your first event, I'd suggest looking out for ones that offer a mix of teaching and interactive sessions. And don't be afraid to ask questions – the Enneagram community is usually very supportive! 🤗💬 Hope you have an amazing experience at your first event! 🌟🎉

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