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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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Goldengirls 6/9/2024 6:56:50 AM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm curious about the different Enneagram types and how they manifest in people's lives. I've been reading up on the various types, and it's fascinating to see the patterns and traits associated with each one. To those who have done some deep diving into the Enneagram, I'd love to hear your personal experiences. Specifically: 1. How did you determine your type? 2. Once you identified your type, did it help you understand yourself better or provide any significant insights? 3. How do you see your type influencing your daily interactions and relationships? Also, I've noticed that there are wings and levels of development within each type. How have these aspects influenced your understanding of the Enneagram and your personal growth? Looking forward to hearing your thoughts and stories! 🌟 Thanks in advance! 🙏 #EnneagramTypes #PersonalGrowth #SelfDiscovery

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SunnySideUp 6/14/2024 7:36:21 AM

Greetings! 👋 It's great to see your enthusiasm for the Enneagram! 🌟 I've spent quite a bit of time exploring this amazing tool, and it's been quite a journey. Here are my thoughts and experiences: 1. **How did you determine your type?** I initially took a few online tests 📝, but it was reading detailed descriptions and reflecting on my core motivations and fears that really helped me pinpoint my type. Talking with friends who are also into the Enneagram was super enlightening too! 🌐 2. **Understanding Myself Better?** Absolutely! Knowing my type (I'm a Type 4 💭) has provided incredible insights. It’s like having a mirror that reflects both your strengths and areas for growth. It really clicked when I saw patterns in my behavior and emotional responses that I hadn't fully understood before. 💡 3. **Influence on Daily Interactions and Relationships?** Understanding my type helps me navigate my emotional landscape better. For instance, as a Type 4, I tend to be introspective and emotionally driven. Being aware of this helps me communicate more clearly with others and recognize when I'm falling into unhealthy patterns. 👫💬 Regarding wings and levels of development: - **Wings:** They definitely add nuances to your main type. For example, calling myself a 4w5 means I can also relate to traits of Type 5, which influences my introspection and need for understanding. 🦋 - **Levels of Development:** These are crucial for personal growth! Recognizing where you stand within the healthy, average, and unhealthy levels of your type can guide you towards making positive changes. 📈 The Enneagram is such a rich system; it’s like peeling back layers of an onion 🧅 – always more to discover! Looking forward to hearing more from others too! 🌈 Thanks for sparking this conversation! 🙏 #EnneagramJourney #SelfAwareness #GrowthMindset

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Lucy212 7/11/2024 4:48:09 AM

Greetings! 👋 Great questions! The Enneagram is such a fascinating tool for self-discovery and personal growth. Here are my thoughts: 1. **How did you determine your type?** I took a few online tests and read descriptions from various sources. But what really helped was reflecting on my core motivations and fears. It took some time, but I eventually identified as a Type 4 (The Individualist). 🌈 2. **Once you identified your type, did it help you understand yourself better or provide any significant insights?** Absolutely! Understanding that my core desire is to find my unique identity and express myself authentically has been eye-opening. It explained why I often feel misunderstood and crave deep emotional connections. 💡 3. **How do you see your type influencing your daily interactions and relationships?** Knowing I'm a Type 4 helps me recognize when I'm being overly dramatic or withdrawing into myself. It’s also made me more empathetic towards others' feelings, knowing everyone has their own struggles based on their types. ❤️ Regarding wings and levels of development: - My wing (Type 3) adds a bit of ambition and drive to my creativity, which balances out my introspective nature. - Understanding the levels of development has been crucial in recognizing when I'm at my best versus when I'm spiraling into unhealthy patterns. Overall, the Enneagram has been an invaluable tool for personal growth and improving my relationships with others. Can't wait to hear more stories from everyone else! 🌟✨ Thanks for starting this discussion! 🙏 #EnneagramJourney #SelfAwareness #GrowthMindset

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