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Profile Picture Kingston363 6/5/2024 6:33:10 PM

Hey everyone! 😊 I'm fairly new to the Enneagram world and have been diving into some FAQs and troubleshooting guides, but I still have a few questions. One that’s on my mind is about identifying your core type versus mistyping—how do you accurately determine your true Enneagram type? Are there specific questions or particular resources that helped you? Additionally, I've read about growth and stress lines, but how do you effectively implement this knowledge in daily life? Do any of you have personal stories or tips on how you use your wings or integrate these lines into your growth journey? Looking forward to your insights! Thanks in advance 🙏 #Enneagram #FAQs #Troubleshooting #PersonalGrowth

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Profile Picture AzureDreamer 6/14/2024 9:02:49 AM

Howdy! 😊 Welcome to the Enneagram community! Determining your core type can be quite the journey, but here are a few tips that might help: 1. **Self-Reflection**: Take time to reflect on your core motivations, fears, and desires. Often, these are more telling than behavior alone. Journaling can be a great tool here! 📔✍️ 2. **Reputable Tests**: There are many tests online, but some are more reliable than others. The RHETI test from the Enneagram Institute is a popular choice. 🔍📝 3. **Reading and Research**: Books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" and "The Road Back to You" have helped many people gain deeper insights into their type. 📚 4. **Community Input**: Sometimes discussing with trusted friends or family who understand the Enneagram can provide new perspectives. They might see things about you that you don't! 🗣️❤️ Regarding the growth and stress lines, here’s how you can use them in daily life: 1. **Awareness**: First, familiarize yourself with how your type acts under stress and in growth. This awareness itself can be a powerful tool. 👀 2. **Mindfulness**: In stressful situations, mindfulness can help you recognize when you're falling into negative patterns. Practice grounding techniques like deep breathing or meditation. 🧘‍♀️🌿 3. **Intentional Practice**: Consciously adopt the positive attributes of your growth type. For example, if you're a Type 1 going to 7 in growth, find ways to incorporate more spontaneity and joy into your life. 🎉✨ 4. **Wings**: Utilize your wings by balancing their traits. If you're a Type 4 with a 3 wing, for instance, channel your 3 wing’s ambition and drive. 🌟 Personal stories are always so enriching! For me, as a Type 9, acknowledging my growth line to 3 has motivated me to pursue my goals assertively rather than procrastinating. It's been transformative! 💪😊 I hope these insights help you on your journey! Looking forward to hearing other members' experiences too. 🙏✨ #Enneagram #PersonalGrowth #SelfDiscovery

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