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The Trouble with Typing

By |2019-09-01T21:55:19+00:00February 7th, 2018|Categories: General Enneagram|

“The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.” – Chinese proverb “Say not, “I have found the truth,” but rather, “I have found a truth.”– Kahil Gibran “Wisdom never has made a bigot, but learning has.”– Josh Billings “A quarter of [...]

Enneagram Shadow Styles

By |2019-08-22T03:27:34+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

A group of university researchers found that when a speaker ascribes qualities to another person, a listener will automatically unconsciously attribute those characteristics to the speaker. They called this phenomenon “spontaneous trait transference.” As you study the Enneagram, you will pinpoint particular personality styles that [...]

The Trouble With Typing: Ways to Misuse, Misunderstand and Distort the Enneagram

By |2019-08-05T05:06:42+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: 2019 IEA Global Conference, General Enneagram|

As you use the Enneagram now and in the future - whether you are a beginner or an experienced user of the system - there is a limiting mentality that you may fall into without realizing it, leading you to "go wrong with confidence." Symptoms [...]

Flat Earths

By |2019-08-19T18:32:39+00:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram|

There is an organization called The Flat Earth Society whose purpose I used to assume was tongue-in-cheek. Through its literature and websites, it advocates a medieval view of the world and promotes an elaborate thesis that “proves” the world is flat. The Society claims, for [...]

Reframing and the 3D Slideshow Technique: Changing Enneagram Patterns in Subtle, Powerful Ways

By |2019-05-07T11:11:25+00:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: 2017 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A workshop to help you translate the Enneagram's theories into fruitful, effective practice. I will offer two unique, solutionfocused approaches to applying the Enneagram's insights. The techniques will benefit anyone using the Enneagram for personal or professional growth as well as those who use the [...]

Three Realms, Four Perspectives: How the Dynamics of Instincts/Subtypes Deepen Our Understanding of Enneagram Type

By |2019-07-06T00:12:45+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Categories: 2016 IEA Global Conference, Video|

While a map is not the territory it is nevertheless very useful for finding our way. In this panel four "mapmakers" with very different perspectives will share their models of the three fundamental instincts and how they impact expression of traits and tendencies within the [...]

Conversations with Ourselves: Methods to Effectively Transform Enneagram Critical Voices

By |2019-07-06T00:13:15+00:00July 22nd, 2016|Categories: 2016 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

We carry on conversations with ourselves all the time. Sometimes the exchanges are encouraging; sometimes they're discouraging; sometimes they are downright nasty. Critical voices have a different form and function within each Enneagram style. Each type has particular issues to be critical about based on [...]

One Journey – Three Paths: Body, Mind and Spirit Approaches to Transformation and Change

By |2019-07-06T00:17:07+00:00July 31st, 2015|Categories: 2015 IEA Global Conference, Audio|

A unique day expanding the Enneagram's power by merging it with three complementary paths to transformational change. Russ Hudson, Marion Gilbert and Tom Condon will each present their different perspectives and methods for increasing presence, opening to what is beyond your personal self and living [...]

Les clés pour changer – 9

By |2019-07-04T03:26:46+00:00April 30th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Les motivations des Neuf à changer sont diverses et variées. Les maux qu’ils rencontrent incluent : la dépression, la procrastination, les difficultés d’attention, l’impression d’être dépossédés, les addictions, les problèmes relationnels, le désir de changer pour les autres, une mauvaise gestion des priorités, des difficultés à [...]

Les clés pour changer – 8

By |2019-07-04T03:26:46+00:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

De nombreuses motivations conduisent les Huit à changer : l’ennui, l’envie d’aider les autres, le choc qu’ils éprouvent quand le monde extérieur reflètent leur vulnérabilité, la responsabilité vis-à-vis des autres, leurs proches menaçant de les quitter, la honte provoquée par leur comportement surtout quand ils ont [...]

Chaves para a Mudança

By |2019-07-04T03:26:50+00:00February 14th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Noves podem ser motivados à mudança por uma série de razões. Problemas apresentados a conselheiros podem incluir: depressão, procrastinação, falta de foco, senso de alienação, vícios, problemas em relacionamentos, tentativas de mudar a si mesmo por causa de outras pessoas, prioridades confusas, questões relacionadas a [...]

Chaves para a Mudança

By |2019-07-04T03:26:50+00:00February 8th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Oitos podem ser motivados à mudança por uma variedade de razões, entre elas: tédio, um desejo de ajudar outras pessoas, um choque de reconhecimento quando o mundo exterior reflete sua vulnerabilidade interior, prestação de contas aos demais, quando os outros ameaçam deixá-los, e ao sentir [...]

Les cles pour changer – 7

By |2019-07-04T03:26:51+00:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Les Sept changent pour de nombreuses raisons dont : l’ennui, les feedback qu’ils ont reçus, la difficulté à s’engager, le surpoids ou l’abus de substances toxiques, la maitrise de leurs impulsions, la peur des conséquences négatives ou parce qu’ils ont une vie agréable qu’ils voudraient encore [...]

Chaves para a Mudança

By |2019-07-04T03:26:52+00:00February 1st, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Setes podem ser motivados à mudança por uma variedade de razões, entre elas: tédio, feedback dos outros, problemas com comprometimento, perda de peso ou abuso de substâncias, dificuldades no controle dos impulsos, porque estão preocupados com consequências negativas futuras ou porque a vida é boa [...]

Chaves para a Mudança

By |2019-07-04T03:26:53+00:00January 11th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Os ansiosos Seis são frequentemente motivados à mudança por causa da intensidade dos seus medos, e por causa do número de limitações comportamentais que eles suportam, ao tornarem-se reféns destes medos. A maioria dos Seis mudam por temerem uma alternativa pior. Problemas apresentados a terapeutas [...]

Chaves para a Mudança

By |2019-07-04T03:26:54+00:00January 5th, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Cincos podem ser motivados à mudança por uma variedade de razões, geralmente enraizadas no medo e em potenciais perdas – de pessoas, tempo e oportunidades. Ao explicar porque buscou aconselhamento, um Cinco disse, “Comecei a temer que fosse confinar a mim mesmo, e acabasse com [...]

Les cles pour changer – 6

By |2019-07-04T03:26:54+00:00January 2nd, 2015|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Les Six sont souvent motivés à changer en raison de l’intensité des peurs qu’ils éprouvent et du nombre de limites comportementales qu’ils endurent quand ils sont pris en otages par leur anxiété. La plupart des Six changent parce qu’ils redoutent le pire. Les difficultés qu’ils [...]

Les cles pour changer – 4

By |2019-07-04T03:26:56+00:00December 2nd, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Les raisons qui poussent les Quatre à changer sont variées : les problèmes d’identité, le sentiment d’aliénation et d’inadéquation, le blocage de leur créativité, le dépassement des souffrances psychiques surtout celles causées par une estime de soi défaillante allant parfois jusqu’à la haine de soi, des [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:28+00:00May 20th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Nines • Often preoccupied with physical comfort, maintaining routines and satisfying appetites. • Exceptionally good receivers and appreciators; the best things in life are free • Grateful for what they have and treasure it • Can be reliable, dependable and consistent • [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:30+00:00May 14th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Eights • Strongly focused on physical security; very hard workers. • When healthy they are exceptionally self-reliant, independent and responsible. • Self-preservation Eights can be implacably determined to prosper. • Momma Bear or Poppa Bear; both fiercely protective and tenderly nurturing. • [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:30+00:00May 7th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Sevens • Self-Preservation Sevens are confusing since they tend to be highly sociable and gravitate toward groups like Social Subtypes do. Specialize in “chosen family” in that they tend to create a network of people around them. • They enjoy sharing on [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:31+00:00April 30th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Sixes • Self-preservation Sixes can be warm and ingratiating; have a graceful, diplomatic sociability. • Try to bring out the best in others and speak well of most people. • Good communication skills; can tell people hard truths in a skillful or [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:32+00:00April 23rd, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Fives • Often exceptionally knowledgeable, possibly about obscure subjects • Use their knowledge to contribute to the world • Sensitive to being saturated, feel overwhelmed by people’s expectations • Lose their sense of privacy more easily and can quickly feel overstimulated • [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:32+00:00April 16th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self-Preservation Fours • Self-Preservation Fours are often risk takers • They take chances to stir up emotional intensity, collect new experiences, play out inner dramas or learn about themselves • Open advocates of the passionate life • Social and artistic courage; the high side [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:34+00:00April 9th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Threes • Self Preservation Threes are unusually capable, organized and efficient. • Especially good at discovering the best strategy for getting a job done, getting from point A to point B as quickly and effectively as possible. • Think of Olympic athletes [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:34+00:00April 2nd, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Twos • Healthy Self-preservation Twos are often more in touch with how they feel and what they want. • Have the courage and social skills to express their preferences. • Appropriately “self-referenced” – know what they want and yet include the wishes [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:36+00:00March 26th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Subtypes Self Preservation Ones • Talented at getting things done and attending to practical detail. • Ultra-reliable; do what they say they will on time. • Tend towards worry and negative anticipation about material well being. • Can catastrophize about money; could be “penny-wise and [...]

Fine Distinctions

By |2019-07-04T03:27:39+00:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Each Enneagram style has three further suborientations called subtypes, related to three realms of life – survival or how we take care of ourselves, the realm of close relationships, and how we relate socially to the larger world. Your primary subtype is determined by whether [...]

Keys to Change

By |2019-07-04T03:27:39+00:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: From Nine Points Magazine, General Enneagram|

Nines may be motivated to change for a variety of reasons. Presenting problems to counselors can include: depression, procrastination, lack of focus, a sense of dispossession, addictions, problems in relationship, attempts to change themselves for other people, confused priorities, life-direction issues and household messes or [...]

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