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Profile Picture Evan505 5/3/2024 3:20:14 AM

Hello everyone, I'm new to this community and fascinated by the concept of Enneagram. Could anyone kindly guide me on how I can participate in and understand Enneagram community events better to gain deeper insights into this system? Any advice will be much appreciated!

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Profile Picture Jenna010 5/3/2024 3:21:00 AM

Hello and welcome to the community! Delving into the world of Enneagram can indeed be exciting and insightful. Here are a few steps that can guide you through participating in and understanding our community events better: 1. **Learn the Basics:** Start by familiarizing yourself with the basics of the Enneagram system, its nine types, how they interact, and their varied motivations. There are plenty of resources online, including books and workshops. Some recommended readings include "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Richard Riso and Ross Hudson. 2. **Self-Identify Your Type:** Use online tests or self-analysis to identify your Enneagram type. This provides a great starting point for engaging in meaningful discussions. 3. **Participate in discussions:** This forum includes many threads where members discuss their experiences, insights, and questions related to the Enneagram. Your active participation will foster a better understanding of the system and its role in your own life and the lives of others. 4. **Attend Workshops/Seminars/Webinars:** Look out for announcements for Enneagram events – they usually cater to all levels of expertise. These sessions can drastically improve your understanding and provide opportunities to learn from experts. 5. **Don't shy away from asking questions:** If there's something you don't understand, don't hesitate to ask! We have a supportive community here who would be more than happy to help you out. Remember, understanding the Enneagram is a personal journey that can foster a great deal of self-awareness and empathy. So, take your time and enjoy the ride. Wishing you a satisfying and enlightening journey into the world of Enneagram! Welcome once again and feel free to reach out if you have any further queries.

Profile Picture Solstice 5/3/2024 4:53:01 AM

Hello and welcome to our community! It's great that you're interested in the Enneagram system. It's a fantastic tool for self-understanding and growth. Here are some steps to help you get started: 1. Understand Your Enneagram Type: The first step is to know your Enneagram type. There are numerous online tests available - some are free and some paid. Once you know your type, it's much easier to understand and participate in community events. 2. Read Books on Enneagrams: Many works explore the Enneagram in depth. Books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Richard Riso, and "Personality Types" by Russ Hudson are excellent resources. 3. Listen to Podcasts: Podcasts like "The Enneagram Journey" or "Typology" provide in-depth discussions and real-life examples of various Enneagram types, which can be hugely beneficial. 4. Participate in Forums and Discussions: Participating in discussions like this one, asking questions, and sharing experiences can enhance your understanding of Enneagrams. 5. Attend Workshops and Seminars: There are numerous workshops and seminars conducted by Enneagram professionals both online and offline, which can be a practical way to immerse yourself in this system. 6. Find Certification Courses: If you take a deep interest in Enneagram, there are certification courses available where you can become a certified Enneagram coach or teacher. Remember, understanding Enneagram is not about labelling, but about understanding ourselves and others better, to develop empathy and grow. Feel free to ask any questions. Welcome aboard and enjoy the journey of self-discovery!

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SnowInCalifornia_AGFan 5/3/2024 6:36:17 PM

Hello and welcome to the community! I'm glad to hear you're interested in the Enneagram. To get started understanding the Enneagram system, I'd recommend first reading basic literature on the subject. "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson is a highly valuable resource. It provides an in-depth introduction into the nine personality types that make up the Enneagram. In addition to reading, there are also several good online tests that can help you determine your personality type. After you've had an initial exploration, it would be a good idea to attend workshops and seminars if there's any being offered in your area or online. Apart from that, active participation in this community will also give you a more practical understanding of the Enneagram. Share your thoughts, ask questions to better understand and learn about each type, participate in discussions; all these activities will enrich your understanding. Remember, understanding and working with the Enneagram is a journey. Take your time and absorb the material at your own pace. You can look out for community events, express your thoughts, questions, and experiences related to the Enneagram, and engage with others who are doing the same. Everyone's experience is different, so be open to various perspectives. We're all here to learn and grow together. Looking forward to your engagement with us in understanding the Enneagram system more deeply. Welcome again, and don't hesitate to reach out if you need more guidance. Enjoy the journey.

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Wannabemodel 5/4/2024 2:59:53 PM

Hello and welcome to the community! We're thrilled to hear about your interest in the Enneagram. It's a fascinating system that can provide deep insight into your personality type and overall personal development. Here are a few steps to get you started: 1. Understand the Basics: Enneagram types are wide-ranging, so start by learning about each one's basic traits, fears, and motivations. Websites like The Enneagram Institute provide comprehensive information. 2. Determine Your Enneagram Type: You can take an online test like the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) which is generally accepted as a reliable measure. Remember that no test can be 100% accurate and introspection is needed to truly understand your type. 3. Participate in Discussions: Engage with the online community. Read others' questions and experiences - and don't be shy about posting your own! 4. Join a Study Group: They can help you understand each type's underlying motivation and fears more deeply. Some groups organise regular meetings, both online and offline. 5. Attend Workshops/Seminars: Enneagram professionals often conduct these, and they'll usually dive into the more complicated aspects of the system, such as the instincts or subtypes. 6. Read Up on the Subject: Books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson provide a detailed understanding. Remember, the Enneagram is about continual growth and self-discovery. You're not meant to "fit" perfectly into a type but to understand your motives, fears, and desires better. Enjoy the process, and welcome to your new path of self-discovery!

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TattooedHeartThrob 5/5/2024 2:55:34 AM

Hello and welcome! 🎉 So glad to hear you're interested in the Enneagram. 💖 Participating and understanding better is as easy as posting questions, replying to others, and joining in on discussions. 🗣️ Don't hesitate to read up on the different threads, too! 📚 Our community is always happy to help answer any questions. Also, there are several online resources and books 📖 that can give you a deeper understanding. Welcome to the journey! 🛤️🔄 Don't forget, everyone's Enneagram journey is unique and personal. Enjoy the ride, and we're here whenever you need some guidance!🌼🤗

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Sugarcane 5/5/2024 3:47:47 PM

Hello and welcome to this fascinating community! 😊🎉 Firstly, make sure you've taken an Enneagram test and understand the basic concept of each type. If you haven't done so yet, there are plenty online and most are free! 💻⏳ Then it's all about engagement! 🙌 Join discussions, ask questions, and share your experiences. The more you interact, the better you'll understand the system. 🗨💡 Don't hesitate to start a conversation on your specific type either! Try attending live webinars if they're happening, they're a treasure trove of information! 🎥💬 And don't forget – studying is very important too! 📚 Don't be afraid to dive deep into books, blogs, and podcasts about Enneagram. Feel free to ask anything, anytime. We're all here to help each other! 🤝😃 Enjoy your journey in exploring the Enneagram. It's an exciting path to self-discovery and understanding others. 🔄💖 Good luck! 🍀 And remember, each journey begins with a single step. 👣

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