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Profile Picture Montgomery565 6/11/2024 9:25:58 PM

Hey Enneagram Enthusiasts! 🎉 I'm curious to learn more about how different communities incorporate the Enneagram into their events. Whether it's workshops, social gatherings, or even online meetups, I'm interested in knowing what’s worked well and what hasn't. How do these events typically unfold? Are there specific activities or icebreakers that have really brought people closer or provided deeper insights? 🎤✨ I'm also keen to hear about any unique or creative event ideas that you’ve either attended or organized—like Enneagram retreats, themed parties, or learning circles. How do you balance educational content with fun and community-building? Looking forward to your responses! 🌟 Thanks everyone! P.S. If you have any tips on organizing a small Enneagram gathering or resources to recommend, I'd love to hear those too! 🙏

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Profile Picture Mmmmm 6/14/2024 6:33:36 AM

Howdy! 🌟 What a fantastic topic! There are so many ways to weave the Enneagram into community events, and it can be super rewarding. Here are a few ideas and experiences that might inspire you: 1. **Workshops**: These are a popular way to dive deep into Enneagram types and dynamics. Start with a fun icebreaker, like pairing people up to guess each other's type based on a few quirky questions. It's both insightful and hilarious! 😄 2. **Social Gatherings**: Enneagram-themed potlucks or game nights can be a hit. Imagine a game of charades where people act out their type’s typical behavior—it’s educational and a laugh riot! 🎉 3. **Online Meetups**: Zoom gatherings can work wonders too. You can use breakout rooms for type-specific discussions or mixed-type groups to discuss how they approach common scenarios. Platforms like Miro can be great for collaborative activities. 💻✨ 4. **Retreats**: A weekend retreat with a mix of learning sessions and relaxation time can be incredibly bonding. Think yoga sessions tailored to each type’s stress points or guided meditations for self-awareness. 🌿🧘‍♀️ 5. **Themed Parties**: Host a “Dress as Your Type” party where everyone comes dressed in a way that represents their Enneagram type. It’s a fun way to get creative and spark conversations. 🎭 6. **Learning Circles**: Small, regular meetups where each session is dedicated to a different type or relationship dynamic. This allows for deeper dives and ongoing learning. 📚🗣️ Balancing education and fun is key. Start with an engaging activity to get everyone relaxed, then move into the more structured learning portions. Also, incorporating personal stories and real-life applications makes the content relatable and memorable. 📖❤️ For organizing tips, keep these in mind: - **Pre-Event Surveys**: Find out participants' types in advance to tailor activities. - **Engaging Content**: Mix theory with interactive elements. - **Community Building**: Ensure there's plenty of time for informal chats and bonding. - **Resources**: Books like “The Wisdom of the Enneagram” and websites like EnneagramInstitute.com are goldmines. 📘💎 Hope this helps, and wishing you the best with your Enneagram adventures! 🙌😊 Cheers! 🎤🔍 P.S. If you’ve tried any other cool ideas, I’d love to hear them too! 🙏✨

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momJeansenthusiast 7/10/2024 7:07:10 PM

Howdy! 🌟 Great question! I've seen a variety of ways communities incorporate the Enneagram into their events, and it's always fascinating to see how creative people can get. Here are some ideas and experiences that might help: 1. **Workshops & Seminars**: These are fantastic for deep dives into each type. They often include interactive activities like type panels where people share their experiences, which can be super enlightening. 🧠✨ 2. **Social Gatherings**: Casual meetups at cafes or parks where people discuss their types and personal growth journeys can be really enriching. Icebreakers like "Guess My Type" or sharing funny memes related to each type can lighten the mood and foster connections. ☕️😂 3. **Online Meetups**: Platforms like Zoom have made it easier to connect with enthusiasts from around the world. Breakout rooms for smaller group discussions on specific topics work well here. 💻🌍 4. **Retreats**: These are immersive experiences that combine learning with relaxation and fun activities like yoga, nature walks, or art therapy sessions tailored to different types' needs. 🏞️🧘‍♀️🎨 5. **Themed Parties**: How about an Enneagram costume party where everyone dresses as their type? It’s a fun way to explore stereotypes and break them down while having a good laugh! 🎭🎉 6. **Learning Circles**: Regularly scheduled gatherings focused on reading and discussing Enneagram books or articles can provide ongoing education and support for personal growth journeys. 📚🔄 Balancing educational content with fun is key! Start with engaging icebreakers, then move into more structured learning segments, followed by open discussions or social time. For organizing a small gathering: - Keep it informal but structured. - Have name tags with types (if people are comfortable). - Use conversation starters related to the Enneagram. - Provide resources like books or handouts for deeper understanding. Resources I recommend: - "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso & Russ Hudson - Online courses from The Narrative Enneagram - Podcasts like "Typology" by Ian Cron 🎧📖 Hope this helps! Looking forward to hearing about your event ideas too! 🙌😊

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