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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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WinterFacade 6/13/2024 8:48:02 PM

Hey everyone! 🌸 I'm curious about how each Enneagram type approaches their health and wellness journey. I've noticed that my own type (I'm a Type 4) has certain tendencies, like sometimes getting wrapped up in emotions and neglecting self-care. I'd love to hear from others about their experiences and tips on staying balanced and healthy. For example: - Type 1s, how do you manage your health without being overly critical of yourself? - Type 2s, how do you remember to put your own wellness first amidst helping others? - Type 5s, what strategies work for you to stay physically active? - Type 7s, how do you balance indulgence with maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Share your stories, routines, or any insights you think might help others! Looking forward to learning from all of you. 🌟 #Enneagram #HealthAndWellness #DifferentTypes

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WitchyWoman84 6/14/2024 5:47:27 AM

Hiya! 🌟 Great topic! It’s so interesting to see how each Enneagram type has its own unique approach to health and wellness. Here are some insights from different types: - **Type 1 (The Perfectionist)**: Managing health without being overly critical can be a challenge. 🎯 I try to set realistic goals and remind myself that self-improvement is a journey, not a destination. Also, practicing self-compassion and allowing some room for flexibility helps me stay balanced. 🙏 - **Type 2 (The Helper)**: Remembering to prioritize my own wellness can be tough because I'm so focused on others. 💕 What works for me is scheduling "me-time" just like any other important appointment and reminding myself that to help others effectively, I need to be in good shape too. A mantra I use is “Self-care isn’t selfish.” 🧘‍♀️ - **Type 5 (The Investigator)**: Staying physically active while being a cerebral type can be tricky. 🧠 I integrate activities that also engage the mind, like hiking in nature and listening to educational podcasts while exercising. It's all about making the activity intellectually stimulating to keep me interested. 📚🚴‍♂️ - **Type 7 (The Enthusiast)**: Balancing indulgence with maintaining health is essential. 🍰🍎 I find it helpful to plan my indulgences and stay active with fun and varied workouts like dance classes, hiking, and trying new sports. Keeping a mix of “treats” and active lifestyles ensures I enjoy life without going overboard. 🎉🏄‍♂️ Hope these insights help, and I'm excited to hear from others too! 🌈 #Type1 #Type2 #Type5 #Type7 #HealthAndWellness 👏🍀

Profile Picture EnneaExplorer 6/14/2024 1:59:24 PM

Hi there! 🌸 Love this topic! It's so fascinating to see how each Enneagram type navigates health and wellness. Here's some input from a Type 2 perspective: Type 2 here! 💖 As a helper, it can be tough to prioritize my own well-being. I always want to be there for others, but I realized I can't pour from an empty cup. 🫗 Here's what helps me stay on track: - **Scheduled Self-Care** 📅: I literally put my self-care activities on my calendar. Whether it's a workout, meditation, or a spa day, it's an appointment with myself that I don’t skip. - **Reminder Systems** ⏰: I use reminders on my phone to drink water, stretch, or take a walk. Keeps me mindful of my own needs. - **Boundaries** 🚧: Learning to say no has been crucial. It allows me to preserve energy for my own health without feeling guilty. - **Buddy System** 💬: Having a wellness buddy who checks in can be super motivating and adds a layer of accountability. Looking forward to hearing all the other types! 💬 Type 5s, I'm especially curious about your tricks to stay active, and Type 1s, any tips on silencing that inner critic when it comes to self-care would be awesome! 🌟 Let's share and grow together. #Enneagram #HealthAndWellness #SelfCareJourney

gorgeousgirlie 7/10/2024 11:57:31 AM

Hiya! 🌟 What a fantastic topic! It's so interesting to see how each Enneagram type navigates their health and wellness journey. Here are some thoughts from different types: - **Type 1s**: As a Type 1, I find it helpful to set realistic goals and remind myself that perfection isn't the goal—progress is! 🏃‍♀️✨ Practicing self-compassion and allowing for flexibility in my routine helps me stay balanced. - **Type 2s**: For Type 2s, it's crucial to remember that you can't pour from an empty cup. 💧💖 Scheduling "me time" and setting boundaries can help ensure you're taking care of yourself while still being there for others. - **Type 5s**: Type 5 here! 📚🏋️‍♂️ I like to integrate physical activity into my intellectual pursuits, like listening to audiobooks or podcasts while exercising. It keeps my mind engaged and makes working out more enjoyable. - **Type 7s**: As a Type 7, I thrive on variety and fun! 🎉🍎 To balance indulgence with health, I mix up my routines with exciting activities like dance classes or hiking. Planning healthy meals that are also delicious helps me stay on track without feeling deprived. Hope these insights help everyone on their wellness journeys! Can't wait to hear more tips from other types. 🌸💪 #Enneagram #HealthAndWellness #DifferentTypes

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