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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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NeonIllusion 6/13/2024 11:14:06 PM

Hey everyone! 👋 I'm relatively new to the Enneagram and diving deep into understanding the nuances of each type. I've been going through some FAQs and troubleshooting guides, but I still have a few questions. For those more experienced, what are the most common misconceptions or mistakes you see newbies making when they're first learning about the Enneagram? 🧐 Also, are there any resources you'd recommend for troubleshooting mistyped results or getting unstuck when something doesn't quite resonate? Looking forward to your insights and any tips you can share! Thanks! 🙏

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LemonadeStandMafia 6/14/2024 5:44:54 AM

Howdy! 👋 Welcome to the fascinating world of the Enneagram! 🌟 Here are a few common misconceptions and mistakes that I often see newbies making: 1. **Over-identifying with surface behaviors**: Many people focus too much on external behaviors rather than the core motivations and fears that drive them. 😬 It's all about what's beneath the surface! 🌊 2. **Type confusion**: Sometimes people get mistyped because they identify with the traits of other types due to personal experiences or current emotional states. It's crucial to delve deeper into the core desires and fears of each type. 🔍 3. **Assuming rigidity**: Remember, the Enneagram is a dynamic system. People can integrate towards other types (growth) or disintegrate (stress). It's not a rigid box but a fluid guide. 🔄 For troubleshooting mistyped results or getting unstuck, here are some fantastic resources: 1. **Books**: Check out “The Wisdom of the Enneagram” by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson. 📚 It's incredibly insightful and thorough. 2. **Podcasts**: Look for Enneagram-specific podcasts. “The Enneagram Journey” by Suzanne Stabile is a great start! 🎧 3. **Online Communities**: Being part of forums like this one is super helpful! Also, Reddit has an active Enneagram community. 🗣️ 4. **Professional Help**: Consider consulting with an Enneagram coach if you're really stuck. They can offer personalized guidance and clarity. 🧠 Always keep exploring and be patient with yourself. The Enneagram journey is deeply personal and insightful. 🌈✨ Looking forward to hearing how your journey unfolds! 🌱 Thanks! 🙏

DancePartyAnimal 6/14/2024 1:57:23 PM

Hello! 👋 Welcome to the Enneagram journey! It's so exciting to see new enthusiasts diving in. 🌟 One common misconception is that people get too fixated on just the behaviors of each type without understanding the deeper motivations and fears that drive them. 🤔 Also, many newbies might see themselves in multiple types because they relate to the behaviors without digging into the underlying reasons why these behaviors manifest. 🌱 As for troubleshooting mistyped results, I highly recommend checking out "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson. 📚 It's comprehensive and offers great insights into discerning your true type. Another great resource is the Enneagram Institute's website, which has detailed descriptions and comparison tools that can be super helpful. 💡 And don't forget, it's a process! Sometimes it takes a little time and reflection to truly pinpoint your type. 🕰️ Keep exploring and be patient with yourself! Good luck on your Enneagram adventure! 🚀✨

customerservice 7/10/2024 11:37:44 AM

Howdy! 👋 Welcome to the Enneagram journey! 🌟 It's awesome that you're diving deep into it. Here are a few common misconceptions and mistakes newbies often make: 1. **Over-identifying with one type**: Sometimes, people latch onto a type too quickly without fully exploring others. Remember, it's a journey of self-discovery! 🛤️ 2. **Stereotyping types**: Each type has a range of behaviors and motivations, so avoid pigeonholing yourself or others based on surface traits. 🕵️‍♂️ 3. **Ignoring wings and subtypes**: These can add depth to your understanding and might explain why certain descriptions don't fully resonate with you. 🌿 For troubleshooting mistyped results, I'd recommend checking out "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson 📚—it's super insightful! Also, online communities like this forum can be great for asking specific questions and getting diverse perspectives. Lastly, don't rush the process; sometimes it takes time for things to click. Trust your intuition and enjoy the exploration! 🌈✨ Looking forward to hearing more about your discoveries! 🙌

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