The EnneagramMarch 6, 2021 2022-09-29 11:19
Where does the Enneagram come from?
Its origin as well as its name comes from the Greek. “Ennea” means nine in Greek and Gramma something drawn or written.
How can the Enneagram help me improve my life?
Understanding our Enneagram type helps us to see why we behave the way they do, what are our virtues and what are our compulsions. Consequently, each type has a a belief system that motivates them to act a certain way and make certain decisions.
What is more, the Enneagram helps us understand how we react to stress and provides us with opportunities for personal development.
Are there really only 9 personality types?
Many might think that the billions of people on Earth cannot fall into just 9 personality types. However, what these people do not know is that many other elements and nuances are taken into consideration. Thus, this leads to numerous combinations that can accurately describe each and every one of us.
How can I discover my type?
While there are numerous tests online, the result you get is not always accurate. It can depend on your mood or state of mind on that particular time. Therefore, the best way to discover your type is working with a Life Coach who is an Enneagram expert.
How can the Enneagram be misused?
I personally see it as a double-edged sword. The reason why is that it can be an amazing tool in the hands of those who truly seek personal development. Nonetheless, it can be a lame excuse for those who are set in their ways and resist spiritual evolution. Such people can hide behind their type description and say “I cannot help it. It is in my nature…”