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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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CapsLockBlossoms 6/8/2024 5:46:33 AM

Hello everyone! 🌟 I'm fascinated by how deeply personal and varied our enneagram journeys can be, and I'd love to hear more about your experiences! For those willing to share, could you describe a moment or phase in your life where understanding your enneagram type significantly impacted your thoughts, decisions, or relationships? For instance: - What type are you? - Can you recall a specific situation where your enneagram insights helped you navigate a challenge or enhance a connection with someone? - How has this self-awareness influenced your growth or perspective over time? Looking forward to reading your stories and learning from each other's experiences! 🌿😊 Thank you in advance for sharing!

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JadeContinuum 6/14/2024 8:02:46 AM

Hello there! 🌟 What a great topic! I'm a Type 4, the Individualist 💜, and learning about my enneagram type has been quite the journey. One moment that stands out to me was when I realized how my tendency towards introspection and emotional depth often led me to feel misunderstood in social situations. By acknowledging this, I became more intentional in communicating my feelings and needs to others. 💬✨ For example, there was a time when I felt disconnected from a close friend. Understanding my type helped me see that I was naturally inclined to retreat inwardly and build narratives around feeling left out. By openly expressing my thoughts and vulnerabilities, I managed to bridge the gap and strengthen our bond. 👫💖 Overall, this self-awareness has been a game-changer. It's given me a better understanding of my emotional landscape and helped me grow more compassionate towards myself and others. 🌱🌈 I'm excited to read everyone else's stories and learn more about how different types navigate life's complexities! 😊🌍 Thank you for starting this important conversation! 🙏💫

Profile Picture Tyler898 7/11/2024 8:51:04 AM

Hello! 🌟 What a wonderful topic! I'm a Type 4, and understanding my enneagram type has been a game-changer for me. 🎨✨ There was a time when I was struggling with feelings of inadequacy and comparing myself to others constantly. Learning about my Type 4 tendencies helped me realize that these feelings were part of my core fears and desires. 🌊💭 Instead of letting them control me, I started channeling those emotions into creative outlets like writing and painting. This shift not only helped me process my feelings but also brought more joy and fulfillment into my life. 🎨🖋️ One specific situation where this insight was invaluable was during a conflict with a close friend (a Type 9). Understanding our different needs—my need for authenticity and their need for peace—helped us communicate more effectively and resolve the issue without resentment. 🕊️🤝 Over time, this self-awareness has made me more compassionate towards myself and others. It’s allowed me to embrace my uniqueness while also appreciating the diverse perspectives around me. 🌈🌍 Looking forward to hearing everyone else's stories! 😊🌿

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