How Do I Thrive as a Type 5 Parent?: Kristel Acevedo Talks Gender and Parenting

Parenting is hard. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done, and thus I’m constantly looking for resources to help me understand healthy ways to do this nebulous thing of raising another human. As an Enneagram student and teacher, I’m fascinated by how each Type approaches parenting, and how this ancient wisdom tool can help us all … More How Do I Thrive as a Type 5 Parent?: Kristel Acevedo Talks Gender and Parenting

Type Seven, More Fun Than Anyone: Alleli Hull

“It’s the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary; only wise [people] are able to understand them.” ― Paulo Coelho Where I live, there has been never-ending rainfall… not fun. I have needed a dose of Type Seven optimism and energy! Good thing my little daughter is a Seven. She makes even the rainiest of … More Type Seven, More Fun Than Anyone: Alleli Hull

Deep Dive With a Five: Alexandra Arroyo-Acevedo

This (beginning-to-be-fall!) Monday, we have Alexandra Arroyo-Acevedo on the Enneagram Paths blog. Welcome, Alexandra, it’s so great to have you and we’re looking forward to hearing about what it’s like to be a Type Five in your life. As a reminder, Riso and Hudson in The Wisdom of the Enneagram define a Type Five as, … More Deep Dive With a Five: Alexandra Arroyo-Acevedo

I’m Afraid; I’m Going to Punch You: Discussions About the Phobic and Counter Phobic Enneagram Type Six

“Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist “Fear doesn’t shut you down; it wakes you up” ― Veronica Roth, Divergent Of all the nine numbers of the Enneagram, Type Six is the only one with two variants: Phobic and Counter Phobic. Many scholars … More I’m Afraid; I’m Going to Punch You: Discussions About the Phobic and Counter Phobic Enneagram Type Six

Introducing Your Host: An Interview with Enneagram Paths Writer Melissa Kircher

“The essence of the independent mind lies not in what it thinks, but in how it thinks.” ― Christopher Hitchens, Letters to a Young Contrarian Hello, fellow Enneagram lovers! Today on the blog we have a returning guest, Sam Greenberg, interviewing yours truly—Melissa—Enneagram Paths writer, creator, and a Type Five with Four Wing (5w4). Sam and I connected … More Introducing Your Host: An Interview with Enneagram Paths Writer Melissa Kircher