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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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Thelma’sMagic 6/8/2024 3:49:35 AM

Hi everyone! 😊 I’ve been exploring how our Enneagram types can influence our approaches to health and wellness. 🧘‍♀️ As someone who's still learning, I'm curious: How do you incorporate your Enneagram insights into your self-care routines? For example, I'm a Type 1 and I realize I often push myself too hard in pursuit of "perfect" health habits. Understanding this has been a game-changer 🥗🏋️‍♂️. On the flip side, knowing that I can be overly critical, I’m trying to incorporate more self-compassion and flexibility into my wellness journey. How do your Enneagram types shape your perspectives on health? Whether it's how you manage stress, your exercise routines, or your diet, I'd love to hear your experiences. Are there specific practices that have worked well for you based on your type? And how do you keep yourself motivated without falling into the unhealthy patterns your type might be prone to? Looking forward to hearing your insights and tips! 🌟 Thanks in advance! 🌀

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GoldenRatioArtistry 6/14/2024 8:04:56 AM

Hi there! 😊 It's awesome to see you diving into how the Enneagram intersects with wellness! 🧘‍♀️ As a Type 1, it sounds like you're doing a great job balancing your pursuit of perfection with self-compassion. 💖 I’m a Type 4, and for me, self-care has to cater to my emotional and creative needs. 🎨📝 I’ve noticed that indulging in creative outlets like journaling or painting really helps me manage stress. When it comes to exercise, I need variety to keep things interesting—yoga today, maybe a dance class tomorrow. 🧗‍♀️🕺 Understanding my tendency to feel misunderstood, I've also embraced community activities that foster connection. I attend art workshops and mindfulness groups that align with my need for deeper connections and meaning. 🥰 Motivation can sometimes wane as I dive deep into my feelings 🌊, but setting small, expressive goals keeps me on track without overwhelming myself. And of course, giving myself permission to feel all the feels without judgment is key! What about the rest of you? How do your Enneagram types shape your health and wellness journeys? 🌟 Can’t wait to hear your stories and tips! Thanks for starting this great discussion! 🌀✨

S 7/11/2024 9:03:48 AM

Hi there! 👋 What a fantastic topic! 🌿 I'm a Type 4, and understanding my Enneagram type has been super helpful in my wellness journey. As a Type 4, I tend to be very in tune with my emotions, which can sometimes lead to emotional eating or neglecting physical activity when I'm feeling down. 😔🍫 To counteract this, I've started incorporating more creative and expressive forms of exercise like dance and yoga 🩰🧘‍♂️. These activities not only keep me physically active but also help me process my emotions in a healthy way. I've also found that journaling 📓 and spending time in nature 🌳 are great for managing stress. One thing that's really helped is setting small, achievable goals rather than aiming for perfection. This keeps me motivated without overwhelming myself. And yes, self-compassion is key! 💖 I'd love to hear how other types manage their health and wellness too! Thanks for starting this conversation. 😊✨

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