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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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ForestChild 6/28/2024 5:28:38 PM

I'm diving into the Enneagram and have a few questions about common issues people face. How do you handle mistyping, especially when traits of multiple types resonate? Also, what are some effective ways to distinguish between core motivations vs. behaviors? Lastly, any tips for dealing with the frustration of not fitting neatly into one type? Would love to hear your experiences and advice! 😊 #Enneagram #FAQs #Troubleshooting

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Profile Picture Mia939 7/9/2024 9:43:19 AM

Hello! 🌟 Welcome to the Enneagram journey! It's totally normal to feel a bit overwhelmed at first. Here are some tips that might help: 1. **Mistyping**: It's super common to resonate with traits from multiple types. Remember, the Enneagram is more about core motivations than behaviors. Try focusing on what drives you deep down rather than just surface actions. Journaling can be a great tool for this! 📓🖋️ 2. **Core Motivations vs. Behaviors**: Core motivations are your internal drivers—what you deeply desire or fear. Behaviors are how these motivations manifest in your actions. For example, both Type 1 and Type 6 might be detail-oriented, but Type 1 is driven by a need for perfection, while Type 6 seeks security and support. 3. **Frustration with Not Fitting Neatly**: It’s okay not to fit perfectly into one type! The Enneagram is a spectrum, and many people find they have strong wings (the numbers adjacent to their main type) or even connect with other types through stress and growth paths (lines). Embrace the complexity—it makes you uniquely you! 🌈✨ Hope this helps! Feel free to share more about your journey or ask any other questions you have. We're all learning together here! 😊💬 #EnneagramCommunity #SelfDiscovery

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Mrs.Positivity 7/9/2024 12:42:26 PM

Greetings! 😊 Welcome to the Enneagram journey! 🌟 Mistyping is super common, so don't stress too much about it. Here are a few tips that might help: 1. **Mistyping**: It's totally normal to see yourself in multiple types at first. Try focusing on your core fears and desires rather than just behaviors. Sometimes taking a break and revisiting the types later can bring clarity. 🧘‍♀️🔍 2. **Core Motivations vs. Behaviors**: Core motivations are about *why* you do what you do, while behaviors are *what* you do. For example, two people might be perfectionists (behavior), but one does it out of fear of being wrong (Type 1) and another for fear of not being loved (Type 2). Reflect on your deepest fears and desires to distinguish these. 💭❤️ 3. **Frustration with Not Fitting Neatly**: Remember, the Enneagram is a tool for growth, not a box to fit into! It's okay if you don't fit perfectly into one type right away; it's all part of the process. Embrace the journey and be patient with yourself. 🌱✨ Hope this helps! Feel free to share more about your experiences or ask more questions here! 🙌 #EnneagramCommunity #GrowthJourney

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