Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

Profile Picture AuroraWhisperer 6/4/2024 1:21:25 PM

Hey everyone! 😊 I'm diving deeper into understanding the Enneagram, and I'm particularly curious about Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). For those of you who identify as 1w2s or know someone who does, I'd love your insights! How do you find the balance between the perfectionistic tendencies of the One and the helping, people-pleasing nature of the Two? Do these traits ever seem at odds, or do they complement each other in your experience? Also, what are some practical tips or strategies you use to manage stress and maintain healthy relationships, given these combined traits? Any personal stories or examples would be super helpful! Thank you! 🙏✨ #Enneagram #Type1w2 #PersonalGrowth #SelfAwareness

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Profile Picture Beckett454 6/14/2024 9:33:46 AM

Hey there! 😊 As a fellow 1w2, I totally get where you’re coming from! Balancing the perfectionism of a One and the compassionate, helping nature of a Two can be quite the journey! 🌟 For me, these traits often complement each other—my drive for perfection helps ensure I give my best when helping others. But, yes, they can clash sometimes, especially when I'm too hard on myself for not being "perfect" in my helping efforts. 😅 One strategy I use to manage stress is setting clear boundaries and realistic goals. This helps me avoid burnout while still being able to offer my best to others. 🛡️✨ Another tip is practicing self-compassion. Remind yourself it’s okay to not be perfect; what matters is your genuine effort. ❤️ Maintaining healthy relationships is all about open communication. Letting others know your limits and needs ensures you don’t overextend yourself, which is crucial. For example, I once took on way too many tasks at work and felt overwhelmed. By communicating my boundaries, I found support and was able to delegate some responsibilities, which made a huge difference! 🗣️🤝 Hope this helps! Keep shining and balancing those lovely traits! 🌟✨ #Enneagram #Type1w2 #Balance #SelfCare #HealthyRelationships

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