Grief work is not easy. We assume those who grieve are sad all the time, wallowing in their feelings and crying over every reminder of their loss. Often, grievers feel avoided and ignored because no one wants to accidentally make the griever feel worse. The same is true of the Enneagram – when a friend … More Grief & The Enneagram Part I: Guest Post by Mandy Capehart
How Each Enneagram Type Seems vs. How They Actually Are … More Remember: How Each Enneagram Type Seems vs. How They Actually Are
“..then he added, as if requiring a response to his own remark,‘Probably the greater the difference, the greater the similarity, and the greater the similarity, the greater the difference,’ at that moment he did not yet know how right he was.” – José Saramago, All the Names It is consistently interesting to me as I work with clients … More Enneagram Types: Similarities & Differences
Kim Parker of WayfindingLife.org says this about Enneagram Shadow work, “The Enneagram shows us the shadow side of our gifts and reveals the games we often unknowingly play. Although these can be difficult to face, doing so is part of a path that leads us toward freedom. Taking an honest look at ourselves, through the … More What is Concealed in Each Enneagram Type’s Shadow?
During this uncertain season, when none of us know quite what to do or how to feel, let’s turn our attention to positivity as best we can. What can we offer each other in our homes, in Zoom meetings, on FaceTime calls, or in the flurry of texts and emails that we’ll be sending in … More What Each Enneagram Type Offers in Hard Times
What is Enneagram Darkness Growth? A few thoughts on darkness in general. Darkness is something we try to avoid, right? And it IS awful going through a dark time or feeling in a dark place. Yet, darkness is an underrated state of being; it can actually be one of the most fertile moments in our … More Darkness Growth for Each Enneagram Type
Respect can be defined as, “A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.” With healthy respect you and I have the capacity to appreciate the differences within each Enneagram Type, and within each unique soul, even when those differences might feel confusing or polarizing. (Or drive us … More Respecting the 9 Enneagram Types
“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” ― Coco Chanel Each Enneagram number has two Wings. The wings are the numbers on either side of each number, therefore it would be impossible for a Type Seven to have a One-wing. A Seven would have either an Eight-wing or a Six-wing—or possibly both. … More What Are Wings?
“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.”-–Vince Lombardi An Enneagram Type Three is often called the Achiever or the Motivator. They are in the dead center of the … More Features of a Type Three – Basic