“Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.” ― Maya Angelou Most of us are taught that if we feel angry, the best course of action is to suppress it. Anger is one emotion on the spectrum of emotions that every healthy human should allow … More A Look at Anger and Enneagram Types
One of the many, many things I love about the Enneagram is the way in which “the work” — or, personal growth — is not intended to be forced. I might not like lots of the characteristics of being a Type Five, but I can’t force my way out of them. I can’t make myself … More Both/And: Enneagram Types in Non-Duality
Enneagram Type Twos are often called the Helpers. They have a desire to fulfill the needs of others; often in order to get their own buried needs met. They can sense emotions with clarity and precision and are in the Heart Triad, meaning they experience the world through the lens of feeling and relationships. They … More Enneagram 2w1 vs. 2w3
Isn’t that the best blog post title you’ve ever read? So. I can’t even with the new Arianna Grande video. I love it so freaking much it’s almost painful. The symbolism. The art. The Sacred Feminine. The Divine as a Mother. A woman owning her sexuality. A woman bigger than angry white men. A woman … More An Enneagram, Post-Deconstruction, Mid-Reconstruction, Integrated Response to Ariana Grande’s “God is a Woman”
What is the function of the Enneagram wings? In brief, the wings serve as an enhancement of the basic type, they bring out different centers or magnify the (body, heart, mind) center already present in the type, and they introduce different variations of the basic type. Let’s look at the two wings for Type Nine. … More Enneagram 9w1 vs 9w8
“The lizard brain is hungry, scared, angry, and horny. The lizard brain only wants to eat and be safe. The lizard brain will fight (to the death) if it has to, but would rather run away. It likes a vendetta and has no trouble getting angry. The lizard brain cares what everyone else thinks, because … More What Are Subtypes?
“I envy people that know love. That have someone who takes them as they are.” ― Jess C. Scott, The Devilin Fey “Authenticity is a collection of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be … More Four on the Floor: Interview with Liz Johnson