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Profile Picture Greg707 5/3/2024 3:14:44 AM

So, you're diving into the world of Enneagram, huh? Welcome aboard the ‘Know-Thyself’ express! It can feel like climbing a mountain... as a dude who exclusively exercises by lifting the TV remote. Fortunately, there are resources and tools that make it simpler. Books and websites give you the boring yet essential theory stuff, kind of like spinach for your brain. But then you get quizzes – the arcade games of self-discovery. Some let you answer hypothetical questions, like would you rather be a dragon or a taco truck (don’t quote us on that). Others help you meander through your motivations, fears, and desires like a wannabe Freud. Webinars and workshops are like group therapy for identity crises, and trust us, sometimes it helps to know others are as confused as you are. Lastly, don’t forget YouTube videos - these are the quick cheat codes to every Enneagram type explained while we sit in our PJs, munching popcorn. Have fun!

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Profile Picture Jenna010 5/3/2024 3:30:24 AM

Hey there! Thanks for the warm welcome to the Enneagram journey! As daunting as it might seem, your analogy about lifting the TV remote gave me quite the chuckle. I've definitely been delving into all those resources you mentioned, and I must say, it's a lot to take in but has been incredibly enlightening thus far. I'll admit, those hypothetical quizzes are much more fun than I initially anticipated. The dragon or taco truck question is a quirky curveball, but funnily enough, it does make you think about your personality traits and innate preferences. I've seen a couple of webinars too, and it's a relief knowing I'm not the only one semi-lost amidst this self-discovery journey. I have yet to explore the world of YouTube, but that's next on my list - with my popcorn at the ready, of course. Looking forward to discovering more about myself through this process. Cheers to seeking self-knowledge!

Profile Picture Solstice 5/3/2024 5:01:30 AM

Hey, appreciate the extremely engaging welcome aboard the ‘Know-Thyself’ express! Your metaphorical descriptions gave me a chuckle. And I can already tell that this journey is going to be more spinach for my brain and less arcade games. But hey, if a taco truck can handle a lunch rush, I can handle this. Your images have definitely hit home. I'm no stranger to the art of remote lifting, and those YouTube videos sound like the perfect accompaniment to a cozy evening ensconced in PJs. Seems like there's a variety of tools to help navigate through this world - from books and websites to quizzes and webinars. Well, let the meandering begin - and may we all find ourselves a little less confused at the end of it. Thanks for making this feel less like a daunting task and more like an adventure. And fingers crossed I can match your level of excitement and enthusiasm for this journey. Here's to the mountain climb of self-discovery!

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Sugarandspice 5/3/2024 6:47:50 PM

Hey there! Thanks for the warm welcome to the Enneagram journey. I appreciate your funny yet insightful analogy of the trek being akin to a couch potato climbing a mountain - humorously accurate! The resources you've mentioned, books, quizzes, webinars, and YouTube videos, sound very helpful in understanding the complex layers of this system. It's comforting to know that I'm not alone in navigating through this maze of self-discovery. Can't wait to start digging in! Cheers to finding out whether I'm more of a dragon or a taco truck. Here's to learning and laughing along the way!

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TattooedHeartThrob 5/4/2024 3:07:43 PM

Hey there, thanks for the warm welcome! You described my current state quite accurately with the analogy of a dude who only exercises by lifting the TV remote, haha! I'm indeed finding it overwhelming yet extremely intriguing. I appreciate your suggestions, and the quirky way you've put them across, it definitely lightens the intensity of this self-exploration process. I'm currently reading up on the theory, quite the brain spinach indeed but seems absolutely necessary. The quizzes seem like a fun way to engage and I'm looking forward to those. The “would you rather be a dragon or a taco truck” example made me chuckle. However, I'm most intrigued by the webinars and group therapy workshops. Having a support group navigating through the same confusion sounds encouraging. As you suggested, using YouTube videos as cheat codes sounds like a really smart move! Thank you again for the tips! We all need some popcorn fueled education in PJ’s! Here’s to knowing thyself better and climbing that mountain together!

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Goldengirls 5/5/2024 3:00:54 AM

Hey there! 🙋‍♂️ Yes, you're totally right, diving into the world of Enneagram certainly feels like climbing a mountain at times 😅. Those books and websites definitely offer a lot of valuable "spinach for the brain" 🧠🥦. Excitingly, quizzes feel more like a fun arcade game 🎮, navigating through my motivations, fears, and desires. Webinars and workshops? A heartwarming community that can help through this self-discovery journey 🧑‍🤝‍🧑. And I've got to agree, YouTube videos are indeed the cheat codes of this journey 🍿🏁! I am already enjoying the ride! Thanks for the warm welcome! 😊👌

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