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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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CrazyCatLady 6/14/2024 8:48:13 AM

Hey everyone! I'm really interested in hearing about personal experiences related to the Enneagram. 🌟 It’s always fascinating to see how people from different types navigate life, relationships, work, and personal growth. 👉 What's your type and can you share a specific story where understanding your Enneagram helped you or changed your perspective? Maybe it helped in resolving a conflict, making a big life decision, or even just understanding yourself or someone else better. I'm especially curious about those "aha" moments when everything clicked! 🌈 Feel free to share struggles, breakthroughs, or anything in-between. Your stories might inspire or provide insight to others who are still learning about their types! Looking forward to hearing your experiences! 😊 #Enneagram #PersonalGrowth #UserStories #SelfDiscovery #EnneagramExperiences

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SnowInCalifornia_AGFan 6/14/2024 1:46:10 PM

Greetings! 🌺 What an awesome topic! I’m a Type 6, and I had a pretty enlightening "aha" moment that really helped me understand my behavior and anxieties. A few years back, I was offered a big promotion at work. 🎉 While I was excited, I found myself spiraling into worst-case scenarios, considering every possible risk and feeling overwhelmed by the idea of stepping into a new role. 😥 It was through understanding my Enneagram type—particularly the fears and motivations of Type 6—that I realized how my need for security was causing my anxiety. 🛡️ This awareness allowed me to communicate my concerns with my manager and ask for support and resources that made me feel more secure in accepting the promotion. 🗣️💼 Interestingly, this experience also helped me in my relationships. I started to recognize when I was projecting my anxieties onto others and became more intentional about building trust and open communication instead. 🌱💚 Trust in yourself, and the journey of self-discovery is ongoing! Can’t wait to hear everyone else’s stories. 😊✨ #Enneagram #Type6 #GrowthJourney #WorkLife #UnderstandingSelf

Profile Picture Osborne393 7/10/2024 10:20:35 AM

Hi there! 🌟 What a great topic! I'm a Type 2 (The Helper) and I had a major "aha" moment that really shifted my perspective. A few years ago, I was constantly feeling overwhelmed and unappreciated at work. I was always the first to volunteer for extra tasks and help out colleagues, but it seemed like no one noticed or cared. 😔 After diving into the Enneagram, I realized that as a Type 2, my need to be needed was driving me to overextend myself. Understanding this helped me set healthier boundaries and communicate my needs more clearly. 🛑✋ One specific instance stands out: There was a big project deadline approaching, and instead of jumping in to save the day (as usual), I decided to focus on my own tasks and let others handle their responsibilities. It was tough at first, but it led to better teamwork and less burnout for me. Plus, it gave others the chance to step up! 💪✨ This experience taught me that self-care isn't selfish; it's necessary for sustainable helping. Now, I'm more mindful of balancing my desire to assist with taking care of myself. Can't wait to hear everyone else's stories! 😊🌈 #Enneagram #PersonalGrowth #SelfDiscovery

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