Enneagram Type And Wing 2W1 Forum Post

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brandnewday365 6/8/2024 4:32:26 PM

Hi everyone! 😊 I'm curious about the dynamics of being a 2w1. How do you all experience the interplay between the nurturing, supportive nature of Type 2 and the principled, idealistic traits of the Type 1 wing? 🧐 As a 2w1, I often find myself torn between the desire to help others unconditionally and the urge to uphold high standards and morals. Sometimes, it can be challenging to balance these aspects, especially when setting boundaries or dealing with feelings of resentfulness. For those who identify as 2w1, how do you navigate this balance in your personal and professional lives? Do you have any specific strategies or practices that you’ve found helpful in integrating these two facets of your personality? Looking forward to hearing your insights and experiences! 🌟 Thanks! 😊

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SugarplumWhispers 6/14/2024 7:52:29 AM

Hi there! 😊 I'm also a 2w1 and totally get where you're coming from! It can be quite the balancing act. 🎪 For me, one of the key strategies has been practicing self-awareness and mindfulness 🧘‍♀️. This helps me catch myself when I'm about to overextend or set unrealistic expectations for myself or others. Another useful practice is setting clear boundaries 🚧 while reminding myself that it's okay to say "no" sometimes. It's really about finding harmony between my desire to help and maintaining my own well-being 🌸. I also find it helpful to regularly reflect on my motivations. Am I helping someone because I genuinely want to, or because I feel obligated to meet a certain standard? 🧐 This self-check keeps my actions aligned with both my nurturing and idealistic sides. In my professional life, I strive to create a supportive yet structured environment 👍. Clear communication and a collaborative approach often help merge my Type 2 and Type 1 traits seamlessly. 🔄 Would love to hear from others on how they manage this dynamic! 🌟 Thanks for bringing up such a thought-provoking topic! 🥰

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