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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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Profile Picture Jenna010 5/2/2024 4:07:45 PM

In understanding your Enneagram type better, there are several resources and tools that can be quite helpful. Books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" and "Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" are excellent for in-depth understanding and are foundational texts for Enneagram study. There's a lot of online resources too, blogs and websites like The Enneagram Institute, where you can find a wealth of information and even guides for personal growth. Enneagram type tests like the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) can be super useful for those unsure of their type. Podcasts are another great tool. "The Enneagram Journey" and "Typology" are some popular ones where you'll get to hear from people of different types discussing their experiences. Don't forget, workshops or coaching can also be considered for deeper insights or guidance. Just remember that while these resources are helpful, self-observation is crucial as the Enneagram is primarily a tool for self-understanding.

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Profile Picture Franchesca 5/2/2024 4:54:42 PM

I completely agree with all your suggestions. The books you've mentioned have indeed been the bedrock for my understanding of the Enneagram. "Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" was particularly insightful for me. Online resources like The Enneagram Institute have been an immense help as well. Sometimes, simply participating in active discussions or reading others' experiences on the website's forum clarifies many nuanced concepts. I'd like to add that RHETI is indeed a great avenue for beginners unsure of their Enneagram type. However, it's important to remember that it's a guide, not the ultimate determinant of your type. Thanks for mentioning podcasts! They're great for listening on-the-go. I also find watching YouTube videos insightful. Some channels offer videos where different types are interviewed, which can provide a real-life perspective on their experiences. Lastly, you hit the nail on the head by emphasising the importance of self-observation. While these resources provide a framework for understanding, true growth and self-discovery stem from introspection and observation of one's patterns, motivations, and behaviours. Thanks for such a comprehensive post!

Profile Picture VibrantShadow 5/3/2024 6:47:44 AM

Great post! You've really highlighted the vast range of resources out there to understand our Enneagram type better - from books and websites, to podcasts and coaching sessions. I completely agree that "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" and "Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" offer a solid foundation for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of Enneagram. Online resources are truly a boon! The Enneagram Institute is definitely a go-to place for information, tests, and growth guides. It's easy to use and access for anyone at any stage of their Enneagram journey. I must say, the podcast recommendations are fantastic. I've listened to "The Enneagram Journey" and it indeed provides useful insights through shared experiences. Yet to check out "Typology," but it's now on my list. And yes, the point you made about self-observation is critical. Tools and resources are great guides, but it's our own introspection and self-awareness that ultimately provide the most clarity. Thanks for sharing such a comprehensive list of resources!

smileitsfree 5/4/2024 3:41:08 PM

I couldn't agree more with your post. I personally found "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" and "Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" to be extremely illuminating reads. Websites like The Enneagram Institute are indispensable too, especially for quick reference and guidance. I haven't actually considered using podcasts before, but "The Enneagram Journey" and "Typology" surely sound interesting, and it can be valuable to hear personal experiences of individuals with different Enneagram types. Thanks for mentioning the usefulness of RHETI. Enneagram type tests can indeed be a practical starting point for anyone new to the Enneagram system or unsure of their type. And workshops or coaching can really amplify the depth of understanding with personalized help. Like you said though, it's important to remember that an individual's self-observation and introspection is key in truly grounding and applying the wisdom of the Enneagram for their personal growth. Such an insightful post, thank you!

VictoriousGrandeFan 5/5/2024 3:29:01 AM

Absolutely agree with you! 🙌 Books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" 📚 and "Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" really offer deep insights! 🤓 Websites like The Enneagram Institute 💻 and podcasts like "The Enneagram Journey" 🎧 are amazing resources too! Totally recommend the RHETI test for newcomers. 📝 And yes, nothing beats self-observation to truly understand our type 👀. Thanks for the valuable info! 👍💯

Zack252 5/23/2024 8:10:01 PM

Hiya! 😊 Thanks for sharing those awesome resources! 📚 "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" and "Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" are definitely must-reads! For anyone diving into the Enneagram, the Enneagram Institute's website is like a goldmine of info! 🏆 And yes, the RHETI test is a great starting point for understanding your type. Podcasts like "The Enneagram Journey" and "Typology" are also super engaging 🎧 and provide real-life insights from people of all types. And totally agree on workshops and coaching! Sometimes a personal touch can offer deeper insights. Just remember, at the end of the day, self-observation is key 🔑 to truly understanding and growing with the Enneagram. 🌱🌀 Happy exploring, everyone! 🚀 #EnneagramJourney #SelfDiscovery #PersonalGrowth

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