Jan28

Integrating What You Left Behind in Childhood for 9 Different Types

Integrating what you left behind in Childhood for 9 different types Childhood is all about surviving.  In the process of choosing the way that seems safest and works for us, we leave behind some gold nuggets that could be really helpful.  In adulthood, we realize our habits limit us and find that revisiting our childhood allows us to resurrect some of the choices we buried long ago.  It sharpens and brings into focus the essential...

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Nov30

Discover Who You Really Are…

Step One: Self-Awareness by AEA Professionals, Jaye Andres and Linda Frazee Have you ever heard the expression, “Wherever you go, there you are”? It means that our biggest obstacle in changing or growing our lives is ourselves. You can change all of the circumstances around you but if you have not changed yourself there will be no movement. In other words, what gets in the way of creating what you want is you! The key to change and...

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Nov30

Why Learning Your Patterns – Your Type – Assists Your Relationships

By Renee Siegel, MA, LISAC, NCGC-II, BACC, LMT, HHP The Enneagram is a useful map in helping you to identify your patterns of thought, feelings, behaviors, and sensate experiences. Although we are much more than these components alone, we show up in the world as a compilation of our thoughts, feelings, behaviors and sensate experiences. We call this personality and this is what we commonly reference when we think of how we either do...

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Nov03

OMG, Thank You Enneagram!

By Chris Power Oh My God! I am not crazy! I received the Essential Enneagram by David Daniels and Virginia Price when I was at the lowest point of my life imaginable. I just hit the wall – suicide or transformation.  The Essential Enneagram invited me to Life. I read those nine paragraphs and thought Oh My God I am not crazy – there are other people out there who sense the world, think and relate to their emotions like I...

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Oct09

The Enneagram from a 9’s Perspective

By Judy Shoob, AEA What is this thing this thing that says I’m a “Preservationist” a “Peacemaker” a “Mediator” a Type 9? What is it all about? I questioned it with doubt. It knew all my secrets All the little bits and pieces Of my personality Things I didn’t want to see It knew I loved being lazy Even though I stayed very busy And that I accomplished and achieved But when work was done I was so relieved To know I could be Just me I...

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Aug30

Out of the Box, from a Type 1

I got stuck again in the box of my own mind. Habit-of-mind is unique to each of us, yet follows the pattern of our personality. (See Arizona Enneagram Association) My name is Diane, and my Habit is Perfectionism. About one in nine of us have this core habit – the other eight get to have something else. My mind nags: “Gotta fix this, inside me or outside. Things are not good enough.” But they are good enough! It’s just a scratchy old...

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Jan10

What the “Law of 3” Means to Me

By Terry Favour In November of 2013, the Sedona Enneagram Study Group met at Robin Cameron’s as is usual on the third Saturday of every month. That Saturday we spent a great deal of time talking about, in Gurdjieff terminology, the Law of Three. The Law of Three, as I am speaking of it, says that for any two opposing forces there is always present a third but initially unmanifested force that is the synthesis of the opposing...

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Sep04

Emerging Blog – a Type 9 Speaking about Holy Love

Not being a writer, blogger or comedian, the question came to me, “What do I blog about?” Fortunately during the wee hours of yesterday morning, the idea emerged from books I was streaming into in my half waking state. When I awoke, of course, I realized right away what to blog about — the Holy Ideas! Well, that was grace! With the May 2014, Spiritual Freedom event right around the corner in my mind (the nine point of view covers a...

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Aug10

Path to Integration

Thoughts by Renee Siegel and Andrea Andress During the IEA (International Enneagram Association) Conference this last week in Denver, there were many exciting workshops to attend. There was a tract on Integral Integration, describing the collaboration of the work of Ken Wilbur and the Enneagram. The implications of integrating these two systems are far-reaching and global. In addition, many workshops spoke to the workings of the three...

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