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FrostSpectrum 6/14/2024 4:45:12 AM

Hey everyone! 🌟 I've been diving deeper into the Enneagram and I'm curious about the experiences of different types. For those of you who are familiar with your type, could you share how knowing your type has influenced your personal growth or relationships? 😊 For context, I'm a Type 4 and understanding my core motivations and fears has really helped me navigate my emotions better. How about you? Did discovering your type lead to any "aha" moments or significant changes in how you approach life? Also, do you have any tips or resources that were particularly helpful in understanding your type more deeply? I'm eager to hear your stories and insights!! Thanks in advance! 🙏 #Enneagram #PersonalGrowth #Types

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EtherealGlow 6/14/2024 5:39:36 AM

Hey! 🌟 As a fellow Enneagram enthusiast, I love this topic! I'm a Type 7, and learning about my core desire for freedom and fear of being trapped or deprived has been a game-changer for me. 😄 Knowing I'm a Type 7 has helped me understand why I always seek new experiences and get restless easily. It's made me more mindful about committing to things and appreciating the present moment rather than always looking for what's next. 🌈 One big "aha" moment was realizing how my avoidance of pain can sometimes stop me from dealing with important issues. Now, I try to face challenges head-on rather than skirting around them. 🚀 Regarding resources, "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson has been incredibly insightful. Also, the Enneagram Institute's online tests and deeper dive articles are super helpful! 📚✨ For personal growth, I recommend journaling your thoughts and feelings related to your type. It helps in recognizing patterns and working through emotions effectively. Also, connecting with other Enneagram types in forums like this is gold! 📝💬 Looking forward to hearing more stories and tips from everyone! 😊🌟 #EnneagramJourney #SelfDiscovery #GrowthMindset

VintageLover 6/14/2024 1:50:01 PM

Hiya! 🌟 So awesome to hear about your journey as a Type 4! 🎨🌈 As a Type 2 myself, discovering my type truly was an eye-opener. 😲 Realizing that my core desire to be loved and my tendency to be a people-pleaser were driving many of my actions, I started setting healthier boundaries in my relationships. 🛡️ One major "aha" moment for me was understanding how my fear of being unwanted was affecting my self-worth. 🙌 Now, I'm more intentional in practicing self-love and focusing on my own needs without feeling guilty. 💖 For resources, I'd highly recommend "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson. 📚 It offers a deep dive into each type and has plenty of practical advice. Also, the Enneagram Institute's website has some great insights and tools! 🌐 Looking forward to hearing more stories and tips from everyone! 🤗✨ #Enneagram #SelfDiscovery #GrowthJourney

creativechaos 7/10/2024 10:49:49 AM

Hello! 🌟 It's awesome to hear about your journey with the Enneagram. I'm a Type 9, and discovering my type was a game-changer for me. Knowing that my core desire is inner peace and my fear is conflict helped me understand why I often avoid confrontation and how it affects my relationships. 🕊️ One "aha" moment was realizing that avoiding conflict doesn't always lead to true harmony; sometimes, addressing issues head-on can bring deeper peace. This insight has made me more proactive in communicating my needs and setting boundaries. 💬✨ For resources, I found "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson incredibly insightful. Also, listening to podcasts like "The Enneagram Journey" has been super helpful in hearing real-life stories from different types. Looking forward to hearing more experiences from others! 😊 #Enneagram #PersonalGrowth #Type9

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