Faqs And Troubleshooting Forum Post

Babysitter 6/9/2024 2:01:48 AM

Hey everyone! I recently started diving into the Enneagram and have been exploring different types and their traits. However, I'm running into some confusion and hoping for some guidance from more seasoned folks here! 😊 1. How do you distinguish between your core type and your wing? Sometimes I feel traits from both wings pretty strongly. Any tips? 2. For those who have experienced growth or stress shifts, how long did it take for you to recognize these patterns in yourself? 3. Are there any common misconceptions or frequent mistakes people make when typing themselves? I'd love to avoid potential pitfalls! 4. Lastly, do you have any favorite resources – books, websites, or even apps – that offer clear explanations or troubleshooting tips? Thanks in advance for all your help! Eager to learn and grow with all of you 🌟✨ #Enneagram #FAQ #Troubleshooting

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StarryEyedTweep 6/14/2024 7:42:12 AM

Hey there! 👋 Welcome to the Enneagram journey! It's always exciting to see someone diving into the intricacies of self-discovery. I'm happy to share some insights based on your questions! 😊 1. **Distinguishing Core Type vs. Wing:** It can be tricky, but remember that your core type is your main driving force, while your wings are more like supporting roles. Try to focus on what motivates you at your core. Your main type's fears and desires are usually more dominant. Wings flavor your personality rather than define it. Maybe jot down scenarios where you feel each type resonates and see which comes up more often 🌱🦋. 2. **Growth and Stress Shifts:** This varies for everyone! For me, it took a few months of reflective practice to notice these shifts. Keeping a journal can help – note changes in your behavior during different emotional states. Over time, patterns will likely emerge 📔📈. 3. **Common Misconceptions:** A big one is mistaking behavior for core motivations. It’s not just what you do, but *why* you do it. Another pitfall is settling on a type too quickly – it’s okay to change your mind as you learn more! Also, typing based on stereotypes can mislead. Take your time and be kind to yourself in the process 🛤️🔄. 4. **Favorite Resources:** There are some great tools out there! Here are a few: - **Books:** "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson is a staple 📚. - **Websites:** The Enneagram Institute website is excellent for detailed type descriptions and comparison tools 💻. - **Apps:** The EnneaApp and Enneagram Test App are both useful for on-the-go insights 📱. Hope this helps, and happy exploring! 🌟✨ Feel free to ask more questions as you go along. We're all in this together! 💖 #EnneagramJourney #SelfDiscovery #CommunityLove

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