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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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BestMistakeFandom 6/15/2024 8:22:37 PM

I'm new to the Enneagram and having trouble identifying my type. I've read a bit and taken some online tests, but I still feel uncertain about my core motivations and fears. Is it common to initially struggle with finding your type? What are some effective ways to better understand and differentiate between types? Any tips to help pinpoint the nuances or common misconceptions to be aware of? Would personal anecdotes or real-life examples help in gaining clarity? Looking forward to hearing your insights and experiences! 🙏 #Enneagram #Typology #Help

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Profile Picture Paige616 7/10/2024 6:39:51 AM

Welcome to the Enneagram journey! 🌟 It's totally normal to feel uncertain at first—many people go through this. Here are some tips that might help: 1. **Deep Dive into Core Motivations**: Instead of just looking at behaviors, focus on what drives you internally. What are your deepest fears and desires? This can often be more telling than surface-level actions. 2. **Reflect on Stress and Growth**: Notice how you behave under stress versus when you're feeling secure. Each type has distinct patterns in these states. 3. **Personal Anecdotes**: Absolutely! Hearing real-life examples can provide clarity and make abstract concepts more relatable. Feel free to share your own stories too! 4. **Misconceptions**: Be aware that it's easy to mistype yourself based on aspirational traits or societal expectations rather than true motivations. 5. **Books & Resources**: Consider reading books by reputable authors like Don Richard Riso, Russ Hudson, or Beatrice Chestnut for deeper insights. 6. **Community Input**: Engaging with forums (like this one!) and discussing with others can offer new perspectives and aha moments. Remember, finding your type is a journey, not a race! 🚀 Enjoy the process of self-discovery and don't hesitate to ask more questions along the way. Good luck! 🍀 #EnneagramJourney #SelfDiscovery

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