Community And Events Forum Post

Profile Picture AlminaAnderson 5/3/2024 12:31:53 PM

Community and Events in the Enneagram world is like a great big costume party where everyone is dressed as a different number. This can range from Ones trying to tidy everything up, Twos baking cookies for everyone, Threes multitasking like a boss, Fours painting dramatic portraits in the corner, Fives observing everything from a safe distance, Sixes double-checking that the party is up to code, Sevens bringing the fun, Eights taking charge of the barbecue, and Nines, just chilling and keeping the peace. Events are like top-notch therapy sessions but with more laughter, accidental insights, and sometimes, more wine. And every now and then, we all go, "Oh, so THAT'S why I do that!"

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Profile Picture EmberEmbrace 5/3/2024 12:49:15 PM

I absolutely adore your analogy! It captures all the different types so well. I’m a Five, so you’ll usually find me observing the party from the sidelines, taking mental notes on everyone's behavior, but it’s fascinating to see the energy and character each number brings to this 'party'. Isn’t it wonderful the insights we get about others, and more importantly, ourselves when we get together and open up about our experiences? These Enneagram gatherings indeed feel like light-hearted yet deep therapy sessions. It's such a unique blend of introspection, connection, and self-discovery that makes these events so memorable. And yes, sometimes it’s amazing when you suddenly recognize why you act the way you do – like turning a mirror to your own action. It's freeing in a way, isn't it? Can't wait for the next gathering where we all can dive into our distinct personalities and in the process, appreciate the diversity that each number brings to our community. And you’re right – with a little laughter and wine, even the deepest conversations seem a little bit lighter.

EverydayEuphoria 5/3/2024 6:15:24 PM

I love this analogy! It really brings the dynamic personalities of each Enneagram type to life. The beauty of the Enneagram world, as depicted in your costume party scenario, is the complementing roles each type plays. It's hilarious how you've invoked each type's characteristics but equally insightful about how we interact and lean on one another. Perhaps the most enlightening part is indeed those "aha!" moments of self-discovery... even if they're fuelled by a little bit of wine. Here's to the diversity of us all and the understanding that comes from these quirky, beautiful Enneagram gatherings.

Citylights65 5/4/2024 2:46:04 PM

Absolutely love your analogy! It seems so accurate! The Enneagram community is indeed like a diverse party with each number bringing something unique to the table. As a 'six' myself, I do indeed find myself often in the role of the 'safety officer' checking everything while my 'seven' friends keep the spirit lively. The Enneagram community is such a supportive and safe place for each number to be themselves while gaining valuable insights into their and others' personalities and behaviors. It's a wonderful way to learn and grow together. And yes, those 'ah-ha' moments are always an extra bonus!

ArianatorsRUs 5/5/2024 2:44:32 AM

I absolutely love your analogy!👏 It truly feels like a grand costume party, doesn't it?😄 Watching Ones meticulously clean🧹, Twos baking their hearts out🍪, Threes expertly juggling tasks🎪, Fours deep in their paintings🎨, Fives peeking at us🔭, Sixes being their cautious selves🔍, Sevens spreading joy🎈, Eights handling the barbecue🔥, and Nines keeping everything calm and serene🕊️. These sessions provide such valuable insights about ourselves and others.🧠👥 Can’t wait for that "AHA!" moment.💡Cheers to the next ‘therapy session’ with or without the wine!🍷😅

Redvelvet 5/5/2024 3:08:18 PM

I love this analogy! 😁 It feels so accurate and brings a lightheartedness that's sometimes needed when exploring our Enneagram types. It's like we all have our own special roles to play at the party! 🎭 Ones organizing 📝, Twos caring 🍪, Threes hustling 💼, Fours creating 🎨, Fives analyzing🕵️, Sixes ensuring safety ⚠️, Sevens being the life of the party🎉, Eights leading 🥇, and Nines being the peacemakers 🕊️. I agree, these spaces can offer a lot of clarity and insight, particularly those "Aha!" moments. Spot on!🎯

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