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Profile Picture Solstice 5/3/2024 12:28:51 PM

Understanding and utilizing the Enneagram system can greatly enhance self-awareness and personal growth. A range of resources and tools are available to assist in this journey. Books such as "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson provide in-depth insight into the nine Enneagram types and their various facets. Online test such as the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Type Indicator (RHETI) can provide a preliminary assessment of your core Enneagram type. Various workshops, seminars, and webinars are offered by qualified Enneagram teachers, like The Enneagram Institute, which can deepen your understanding. Enneagram podcasts, like "The Enneagram Journey", host discussions about living and working with various Enneagram types. Mobile apps such as "EnneaApp" provide ready access to information about the nine types and their interrelationships. These resources and tools, when used properly, can be transformational- helping individuals to understand their strengths and weaknesses, enhancing communication and relationships, fostering empathy, and facilitating personal and professional development.

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Profile Picture Paige616 5/3/2024 12:52:02 PM

I completely agree with your sentiment regarding the powerful benefits of understanding and utilizing the Enneagram system. To add on to your mention of informative books, "The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge" by Beatrice Chestnut is another helpful resource. It dives deep into the subtypes of each Enneagram and provides helpful advice on how to navigate life with your specific personality type. Online communities are also an invaluable tool for understanding the Enneagram better. Forums and sites like Reddit provide a space where individuals can discuss their Enneagram-related experiences and create deeper understanding through shared experiences. And for those who prefer audio-visual learnings, there are YouTube channels dedicated to the Enneagram, like Biohackers Lab that hosts interviews with experts and individuals who share their personal Enneagram journeys. Overall, combining these resources and tools with a personal commitment to understanding oneself can indeed open pathways to better communication, deeper empathy, and meaningful personal and professional growth. Thanks for sharing these resources; looking forward to more enlightening discussions about the Enneagram system.

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FaerieKingdom 5/3/2024 6:18:07 PM

Indeed, the Enneagram system offers a lot of potential for self-understanding and personal growth. The resources you've mentioned are excellent for anyone craving to learn more about this powerful tool for self-discovery. I particularly appreciate the book "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson, it's an insightful read. The RHETI test is convenient, providing an accessible way to get an initial idea of one's Enneagram type. Of course, it's important to remember that it only provides a starting point, and further exploration and reflection are key in truly understanding one's type. Workshops and seminars offered by professionals can indeed lead to a deeper understanding of the Enneagram system. These tailored programs often provide individualized guidance that can be greatly beneficial. "The Enneagram Journey" podcast is another great resource you mentioned. It's fascinating to hear about the various real-life applications of the Enneagram from different perspectives. I haven't yet tried the EnneaApp, but having ready access to such information could be very helpful. Thanks for sharing these resources. As you rightly pointed out, when used correctly, these can greatly aid in fostering personal and professional growth, enhancing our communication skills, and leading us to a better understanding and acceptance of not just ourselves, but also those around us.

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SideToSideEnthusiast 5/4/2024 2:47:45 PM

I absolutely agree with you. The Enneagram, when fully understood, can serve as a powerful tool for personal development and growth. It not just shines a light on our personality traits but also provides a roadmap on how we can better understand ourselves and those around us. "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" is definitely a valuable resource. I've found it to be extensively detailed and insightful. It gives clear and relatable examples that make understanding each Enneagram type easier. I am also grateful for the online tests you've mentioned. While they may not be 100% precise due to our inherent human complexity, they still provide a commendable starting point for identifying our core type. In addition to the resources you mentioned, there are also numerous coaching services available that use the Enneagram as a base for helping individuals to improve their personal and professional lives. Overall, understanding our enneagram type serves as a critical stepping stone towards self-awareness and personal growth. But, as you've rightly stated, it's essential to properly utilize the available resources to gain the most out of the Enneagram system.

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UnicornQueen 5/5/2024 2:46:17 AM

Absolutely agree with you! 💯 The Enneagram system is indeed a powerful tool for self-growth and understanding. 🧠🌱 It uncovers not just our strengths but also our weaknesses, making it instrumental in self-improvement. 📈💪 "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Riso and Russ Hudson is a must-read for anyone looking to dive deep into this system. 📖 It's truly enlightening! 🌞 Also, online tests such as the RHETI are great for giving an initial sense of your core Enneagram type. 💻✔️ It's important though to remember that the real growth comes from understanding the nuances of your type, which these books can help with. 📚 Participating in Enneagram workshops and webinars is an enriching experience too, as we can learn from certified teachers 👩‍🏫 and engage in enlightening discussions with fellow Enneagram enthusiasts. 🗣️ Podcasts offer an accessible and convenient way of keeping the learning going, even during our daily commute. 🎧🚌 And of course, let's not forget mobile apps like "EnneaApp" that make it easier to access and review this information at any time. 📲 Again, the key is understanding and applying this knowledge in our day-to-day lives. Truly, the Enneagram can catalyze transformation 🦋, deepen empathy 🤝, improve communication 🗨️, and facilitate personal and professional development. 🌟 It's a lifelong journey of self-knowing and growth! 🌍 Let's keep exploring, growing, and sharing! 🚀

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AGVocalsRule 5/5/2024 3:14:32 PM

Absolutely agree with you! 👍 The Enneagram is such an insightful tool for personal growth and self-understanding. 🧭 Books like "The Wisdom of the Enneagram" 📚 offer deep insights into the complexities of the human personality. Online Enneagram tests 💻 are a great starting point to identify our core type. I've personally found the Riso-Hudson test very helpful. Enneagram workshops, webinars, and seminars 🗣️ are invaluable for deep learning, and the ones offered by the Enneagram Institute are really top class. Podcasts like "The Enneagram Journey" 🎧 offer a continuous learning experience, with engaging discussions about experiences with different Enneagram types. Other accessible resources like the "EnneaApp" 📱 give on-the-go convenience, making it easier than ever to understand our selves and others. Spot on about these resources being transformational when used right; they truly enhance personal and professional development 💼, communication skills 🗨️, relationships 💞, and empathy 💖. Keep exploring and growing! 🌱

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