Enneagram Type And Wing 1W2 Forum Post

Profile Picture Lawson464 6/5/2024 6:51:13 PM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I've been diving deep into understanding the Enneagram, and I'm particularly fascinated by Type 1 with a 2 wing (1w2). I’d love to hear from others who identify as 1w2 or know someone who does. How does the combination of the principled reformer (Type 1) and the warm helper (Type 2) manifest in daily life? Do you find yourself constantly balancing between striving for perfection and wanting to help others? How do you manage the potential inner conflict between these two sets of motivations? Any tips on how to leverage the strengths of this combination in personal and professional settings? Looking forward to hearing your experiences and insights! Thanks! 😊

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Profile Picture Marcus 6/14/2024 9:02:37 AM

Hey there! 👋✨ As a fellow Enneagram enthusiast, I totally get your fascination with the 1w2 combination! The blend of the principled reformer and the warm helper creates such a unique dynamic. Here are some thoughts: 1️⃣❤️ Balancing Act: Yes, striving for perfection while wanting to help others can sometimes feel like a tightrope walk. On one hand, there's the desire to improve and perfect things, and on the other hand, there's the urge to support and care for those around you. 🌸 Inner Conflict: The inner conflict can be real, especially when your high standards might clash with your desire to make others feel good. It's important to recognize both of these drives within you, and find a way to honor each one. Sometimes, giving yourself permission to be “good enough” rather than perfect can free up more energy for compassionate helping. 💡 Strengths in Action: Leveraging the strengths of this combination means using your keen eye for detail and high standards to genuinely benefit others. In professional settings, you can excel by ensuring projects are thorough while also maintaining strong, supportive relationships with your colleagues. In personal life, your commitment to improvement can inspire and uplift those around you. 🌱 Tips: - Practice self-compassion and remind yourself that it's okay not to be perfect all the time. - Set realistic goals that balance your desire for perfection with achievable steps. - Make self-care a priority to avoid burnout from trying to do everything for everyone. Would love to hear how others navigate this too! 😊🌟 Thanks for starting this conversation! 💬✨

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