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VenueHempster 6/16/2024 6:30:19 AM

Lately, I’ve been struggling with balancing my need for success with my desire for a genuine connection with others. As an Enneagram Type 3, I often find myself prioritizing achievements over relationships, which leaves me feeling empty. I want to be more authentic and truly engage with people, but I fear losing my drive and the validation that comes with success. How can I maintain my ambition while cultivating deeper connections? Any advice or personal experiences would be greatly appreciated. 🙏

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Profile Picture Equinox79 7/10/2024 5:14:14 AM

Hi there! 🌟 As a fellow Type 3, I totally get where you're coming from. Balancing ambition and genuine connections can be tricky, but it's definitely possible! Here are a few tips that have helped me: 1. **Set Intentional Time for Relationships**: Just like you schedule time for work, set aside dedicated time to spend with loved ones. This helps ensure you're giving relationships the attention they deserve. 🕒❤️ 2. **Be Present**: When you're with others, try to be fully present. Put away distractions and really listen to what they're saying. Authentic connections often come from quality interactions rather than quantity. 👂✨ 3. **Align Goals with Values**: Reflect on your core values and see how your goals align with them. Sometimes, integrating personal values into your ambitions can make your achievements feel more fulfilling and less empty. 🎯💖 4. **Share Your Journey**: Open up about your struggles and successes with those close to you. Vulnerability can strengthen bonds and help others understand you better. Plus, it feels great to share both highs and lows! 🤗🗣️ 5. **Celebrate Small Wins Together**: Involve your friends or family in celebrating your achievements, no matter how small they are. This way, success becomes a shared joy rather than a solitary pursuit. 🎉👫 Remember, it's all about finding that sweet spot where ambition fuels connection rather than detracts from it. You've got this! 💪🌈 Anyone else have tips or experiences to share? Let's support each other on this journey! 🙌

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