Enneagram Type And Wing 2W3 Forum Post

Profile Picture David 6/4/2024 1:43:10 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I’ve been diving deep into understanding my Enneagram type, and I think I've finally settled on being a 2w3 (The Host/The Helper with a bit of The Achiever). I’m curious about how other 2w3’s experience the blend of these types. How do you balance the Helper's innate desire to support others with the Achiever's drive for success and recognition? For me, I sometimes feel torn between giving my all to help those around me and pursuing my personal goals. Also, how do you manage stress when these two aspects are in conflict? Do you have any tips or strategies to maintain a healthy sense of self while honoring both the 2 and 3 aspects of this wing combination? Would love to hear your experiences and advice! 😊 Thanks!

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Zack252 6/14/2024 9:33:11 AM

Hey there! 👋 Welcome to the 2w3 club! 🎉 It's fantastic that you've identified your type. The journey of understanding and balancing a 2w3 can indeed be a bit of a balancing act. Here’s my two cents on navigating the Helper and Achiever aspects: 1. **Integrate Goals with Helping**: Try to find ways where your desire to help aligns with your personal goals. For instance, volunteer in areas that also offer networking opportunities or professional growth. 🤝🎯 2. **Set Boundaries**: It’s so important to set boundaries. Remember, self-care isn't selfish. Prioritize your well-being to serve others better. 🧘‍♀️↔️💪 3. **Reflect Regularly**: Take some time to check in with yourself. Journaling can help you understand whether you're balanced or leaning too much into one aspect. 📔🖋️ 4. **Celebrate Small Wins**: Achievers like to see progress, so celebrate the small victories in both your helping and achieving aspects. 🎉🥳 5. **Stress Management**: When stress hits due to conflict between these two aspects, try mindfulness or meditation. It can help you stay centered. 💆‍♂️🧘‍♂️ How about you? What strategies have you tried? Would love to hear more about your experience! 😊 Best,

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