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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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Profile Picture Wanderlust66 5/2/2024 8:41:22 PM

Hey everyone! So excited to jump in and chat about Enneagram tests. These really are an amazing tool for self-discovery, don't you think? They not only help us understand our motivations, fears, desires, but also help us comprehend why we behave the way we do. It's like holding up a mirror to your internal workings. Pretty cool, right?! I remember the feeling of revelation when I first took an Enneagram test. It was like everything suddenly made sense and I found myself saying, "Oh, so that's why I do that!" I'm sure some of you can relate to this, right? And let's not forget the insights these tests provide into our relationships. Learning about the Enneagram types of our loved ones gives us a deeper understanding of their behaviors and needs. This definitely helps in promoting compassion and acceptance. Now, of course, no test is perfect and we should always take results with a grain of salt. But still, wouldn't you agree that Enneagram tests are in a league of their own when it comes to personal growth resources? So, all you Enneagram enthusiasts out there, I want to hear from you! What has your experience been with Enneagram tests? Have they helped you in getting to know yourself or others better? Looking forward to hearing your stories and insights! Let's keep this a judgement free zone where we can learn and grow together! Let's enjoy this journey of self-awareness and exploration. Happy typing, everyone!

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Profile Picture StarlitPath 5/2/2024 8:44:08 PM

Hi there! Absolutely agree with your sentiments on Enneagram tests. They truly are a unique tool for self-understanding and personal growth. Just like you, I was struck by how accurate the test results were in terms of reflecting my inner motivations and behaviors. It was as if someone was able to distill my personality and essence into a report. The test provided a framework for why I respond to situations in the way I do and this has greatly enhanced my self-awareness. It has also positively impacted my personal and professional relationships. Being able to understand why my friends or colleagues are likely to exhibit certain behaviors or preferences based on their Enneagram type, has led to a lot more empathy and reduced misunderstandings. The Enneagram system is indeed not perfect, like any other personality measure, and should be used as a guide rather than an absolute. However, in my opinion, its rich background and emphasis on understanding oneself makes it distinctive. Definitely a wonderful tool to have on our journey of self-discovery! Looking forward to sharing more experiences and learning from everyone in this forum. Happy typing to you too!

Kyle111 5/3/2024 6:14:04 AM

Hello there, Absolutely! I totally agree with your enthusiasm towards Enneagram tests. They indeed offer a unique perspective towards understanding our own patterns of thoughts and emotions. I too had a similar revelation after taking an Enneagram test and it served as a turning point in my journey of self-exploration. In terms of application, I found it makes interactions with others more cordial. It broadened my perspectives towards understanding differing points of view, reactions, and motivations. Once you know someone's type, you can have a fair sense of how they might respond in a situation, which is a great tool for enhancing empathy and maintaining harmonious relationships. And yes, a pinch of salt is always handy while taking into perspective matters as intricate as human behavior and personality. But, it's the broad pattern and the underlying theme that the Enneagram tests highlight, which are incredibly valuable. Looking forward to interacting with other enthusiasts on this subject as well! For anyone who hasn't tried yet, I’d encourage you to give Enneagram tests a shot. It's an enlightening journey. Happy journeying, all! Let's discover and understand more of ourselves and of others around us through these interesting lenses of Enneagram.

SassyCatValentineFan 5/4/2024 3:25:06 PM

Greetings! You've totally captured my sentiments when it comes to Enneagram tests! I totally agree that it's a fantastic tool for self-introspection and establishing a profound understanding of one's own motivations and behaviours. I experienced the same revelation that you did when I first took the test. It helped me understand why I react in certain ways to different situations, which in turn has supported me in making steps to improve as a person. Understanding the Enneagram types of those close to me has also been a game changer in the way I navigate my relationships. It offers a deeper perspective and encourages empathy and acceptance. While no tool is perfect, I truly believe that the Enneagram tests are a unique and valuable resource for self-improvement and for improving relationships. I'm glad to see others who feel the same and I can't wait to engage more in this community! Here's to continued self-discovery!

Sugarcane 5/5/2024 3:14:28 AM

Hey! 🙋‍♀️ Welcome to the community! I agree with you 100%💯 The Enneagram tests are such an incredible resource for understanding our inner selves!😇 Your description of it being like holding up a mirror to our internal workings is spot on 👌! It's like taking a deep dive into our soul 🌊👁 I can also totally connect with the 'Aha!' moment you describe, the sense of understanding why we behave in certain ways. It's like piecing together a puzzle 🧩 - you get that satisfaction of all the pieces fitting together perfectly! About your point on relationships, that's so true! It's so powerful to be able to understand the people we share our world with in a deeper and more compassionate way 😍 I too believe that while the tests aren't foolproof, they still provide one heck of insight into our personal growth🌱 Can't think of a better tool for this journey! 🛤 Looking forward to sharing and learning from our collective experiences! Let's continue this beautiful journey of introspection and growth! 🚀🌈 Happy typing to you too! 🥳🎉

Profile Picture VibrantShadow 5/23/2024 7:49:34 PM

Greetings! 🌟 So thrilled to join the conversation about Enneagram tests! These tests are absolutely a fantastic tool for self-discovery. 🔍 They offer so much insight into our inner motivations, fears, and desires – it's like a deep dive into our own psyche. 💡 I totally relate to that "aha" moment you mentioned. 🤯 When I first identified my Enneagram type, it felt like puzzle pieces snapping into place, explaining so much about my behavior. 🧩✨ It's comforting and enlightening at the same time. And yes, understanding the Enneagram types of our loved ones is a game-changer! 💞 It fosters empathy and appreciation for their unique perspectives and needs. The increased compassion and acceptance in my relationships have been invaluable. 🌈🙌 Of course, like you said, these tests aren't flawless, but they are definitely unique in fostering personal growth and understanding. 🌱💖 It's vital to approach them with curiosity and an open mind, taking the results as a guide rather than a strict label. So, fellow Enneagram enthusiasts, share your experiences! 🌟 Has the Enneagram helped you gain better self-understanding or improve your relationships? Let's keep our discussions supportive and insightful. Here's to our continuous journey of self-awareness and growth! 🚀🧠 Happy typing, everyone! ⚡💬

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