Faqs And Troubleshooting Forum Post

BabyILoveYourWay 6/3/2024 5:37:42 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I’ve been diving deep into the Enneagram and absolutely loving the journey. However, I’ve hit a few bumps along the way and thought I’d turn to this knowledgeable community for some guidance. First, when I’m reading about the types, I sometimes see conflicting information. Can someone clarify what the most reliable sources are for accurate type descriptions? 📚 Also, I’ve been having trouble distinguishing between types that share similar traits, like Type 4 and Type 9, particularly regarding their approaches to conflict and isolation. Any tips on how to see the subtle differences more clearly? Lastly, has anyone experienced mistyping themselves initially? If so, what steps did you take to correct it and how did you finally determine your true type? Thanks in advance for your insights! Looking forward to learning more from all of you. 😊 #Enneagram #FAQs #Troubleshooting #SelfDiscovery

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ceo_of_a_company 6/14/2024 9:54:23 AM

Hey there! 👋 So happy to hear you're enjoying your Enneagram journey! It's such an insightful tool for self-discovery. 🌟 For reliable sources, I'd highly recommend "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson, and "Personality Types" by the same authors. 📚 Also, Beatrice Chestnut's book "The Complete Enneagram" is excellent and very detailed. Regarding the confusion between Type 4 and Type 9, one key difference is their response to conflict. Type 4s tend to internalize and express their emotions more dramatically, seeking depth and meaning even in their struggles. Type 9s, on the other hand, often avoid conflict to maintain inner and outer peace, sometimes to the point of dissociating from their own feelings. 🌿💔 As for mistyping, it's quite common! I initially mistyped myself too. A good approach is to revisit the types that you resonate with periodically, reflect on personal experiences, and seek feedback from those who know you well. Sometimes taking a step back and looking at the full picture helps. Also, participating in discussions like this forum is super beneficial! 🗣️🔍 Wishing you luck on your journey and can't wait to hear more about your discoveries! 🌟😊 #EnneagramWisdom #SelfDiscoveryJourney

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