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The Enneagram Isn’t The First Thing

By |2019-01-06T17:00:07+00:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: General Enneagram, Personal Reflections|Tags: , , |

I when I hear someone cramming every behavior into an Enneagram box. It feels dehumanizing at best and aggressive at worst. As a teacher, I feel protective of the Enneagram and this habit turns people off. The Enneagram isn’t the first thing. Your type is a [...]

On Kindness, or The Trials of Being (or Enduring) an Eight

By |2018-12-30T22:46:28+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Personal Reflections|Tags: , , , |

The holidays are a time for family gatherings and all of the joys and tribulations that come with them. I am fortunate--I like my family, and our all-too-infrequent gatherings are often filled with stories and laughter. This Christmas was no different, and at one point [...]

Conscious Play

By |2018-09-29T20:53:16+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Personal Reflections|

The fall season is approaching and with it comes the need to reflect on how we play and prepare ourselves for this transitioning time of year. This is a time of winding down just before we begin to build back up for the holiday season. [...]

School of Life

By |2018-09-18T11:15:41+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Personal Reflections|

As we prepare to send our children back to school we might want to visit our own arena for learning, LIFE. As adults we are faced each and every day with opportunities for growing and learning about ourselves. The challenges that come to us are [...]

Men of Namur

By |2018-07-15T20:04:41+00:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: General Enneagram, Personal Reflections|

EPP Guides + The Men of Namur Graduating Pilot Class May 2018 “THE HUMAN BEING IS A SUBTLE MECHANISM, EQUIPPED WITH INDIVIDUAL SPRINGS, DEVELOPED IN THE EARLY YEARS OF LIFE IN REACTION TO THE SURROUNDING WORLD. UNDERSTANDING THE WORKINGS AND GEARS OF ONE’S OWN MECHANICS [...]

Teaching the Enneagram: The Weave Between Teaching and Facilitation

By |2018-07-15T15:06:31+00:00May 13th, 2018|Categories: Personal Reflections|

When I first began Integral and Enneagram classes, my aim was to teach. Teaching itself is by definition a transmission of knowledge. Both the Enneagram and Integral help flex the muscle of "perspective taking" where we learn to observe the nuances of our own perspective [...]