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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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A Quick Way to Get Clarity on Your Enneagram Type

While the Enneagram is an ancient teaching, it’s brand new to many of us in the West. When we encounter this fun, and amazingly useful, teaching for the first time, our number one priority is gaining clarity around which...

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Being Skillful with Family

This year, due to Covid, you may have had fewer face-to-face interactions with your family than usual. Whether or not this is the case, learning how to be more skillful with family members is super important. We can pick our...

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Seeking What?

My best friends 2 year old son was such a curious child. I always got a laugh when he would look at me or his dad very sincerely and ask, "Daddy doing?" or "Mike doing?" This little boy would smile as his Dad or I...

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How Each Enneagram Type Can Reduce Attentional Biases

HABITS OF ATTENTION FOR EACH ENNEAGRAM TYPE

Attentional bias refers to how a person's perception is affected by selective factors in their attention. Attentional biases may explain an individual's failure to consider alternative...

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