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The Enneagram and Your Spending

Our Enneagram type gets to our motivation (why we do things), and our wing gets to our behavior (how we do things). So... getting a handle on our finances and spending habits is yet another aspect of our lives that can be...

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Are You a Good Person?

Are you a good person?

Of course you’re a good person, though at times your behaviors may cause benefit, or harm, or be an opportunity for learning, or… 

In the Enneagram system the Type One Reformer strives to...

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Communication Practices Customized by Enneagram Type

There’s so much communication advice out there, and unfortunately, most of it is of the “one-size-fits-all variety.” Much more useful are practices that are customized by Enneagram type. 

So, I was...

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Skillful Ways to Approach Your Chant Practice

An email exchange with a student who has completed our EnChant Your Life and Level 1 courses led me to articulate four ways to practice your chant repertoire.
 
Hopefully this offers useful ways to...
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How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

Remember the Dale Carnegie book How to Win Friends and Influence People? I wonder if this relentlessly positive author ever considered writing a book from the opposite perspective, like How to NOT Lose Friends and...

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Benefits of the Enneagram Part 1: Self-Awareness

SELF UNDERSTANDING THROUGH THE ENNEAGRAM

I recently uncovered another gem from one of my favorite Enneagram books, The Modern Enneagram, by Berghoef and Bell. In this concise, yet brilliant book, they describe the benefits of...

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What Role Do You Play in Your Family?

You can pick your friends and intimate partners, but you can't pick your family.

What does the Enneagram have to say about the role each type typically takes in their family?

In my newest (and currently favorite) Enneagram book...

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Parenting and the Enneagram

Elizabeth Wagele is the author of several illustrated Enneagram books including The Enneagram Made Easy and the The Enneagram of Parenting. Here are the parenting gifts, pitfalls and self-correction practices she suggests for...

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Which Way is Up, and Which Way is Down?

The Path Forward, and Backward

Once we know our "home base Enneagram type," a wealth of incredibly useful dynamism opens up for us, including our path of development into greater psychological health, and our path of...

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Healing Your Personality Type through Enneagram Transformations

The Enneagram is a personality type system that illuminates nine patterns of how people see the world, behave and manage their emotions, as well as what they seek (are motivated by) and their deepest fears and desires. While the...

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