Recently, I decided to take the Enneagram test on Truity. I hadn’t even heard of Enneagrams, so I was intrigued. I purposely did not research the Enneagram system so it wouldn’t influence the way I answered the questions. We all want to be portrayed in our best light, so if I knew Enneagrams were about emotions, I might subconsciously try to sound less emotional.
I was excited to read my results. It’s fun to unlock the mysteries about ourselves and why we do what we do.
If you study the Enneagram, you know how complex the system is. Beyond the nine primary habits of attention, there are wings, subtypes, countertypes, arrows, levels of integration, and more. To find your type, you need to consider many factors, and one personality that is noted for its complexity is the Enneagram Type 6.
INFJs are full of determination, empathy, and big dreams, but their behaviors and attitudes sometimes prevent them from reaching their full potential. But, like the other personality types of the 16-type system, INFJs have room to grow.
So why tackle the small stuff?
Because often, the most impactful changes result from minor habit adjustments. Taking care of little practices is sometimes the easiest way to help you learn about yourself, expand your personal growth journey, and get the quickest results.
When discovering your Enneagram type, it is common to get confused and to see yourself in more than one personality style. It can be helpful to remember that the Enneagram is about identifying a habit of attention. Behavioral traits radiate out from these thought patterns, but the behavior is secondary to the question “where does your attention go?” Behavior on its own is a seductive, but often misleading, indicator of type.
In part one yesterday, we covered everything you’ve wanted to know about Enneagram subtypes. You learned what the instincts mean, how they stack up, what countertypes are, and how to use your subtype to understand where your emotional energy goes.
Now that you know how to use your subtype for deeper awareness of your patterns, we’ve provided a general overview of what each Enneagram subtype may look like. Keep in mind that “general” is the key word here—you may not fit the bill completely, but this can provide some insight into exploring your subtype further.
The Olympics is a grand spectacle of sport, celebrating all forms of sporting prowess over the two week period. You can watch people at the top of their game, from all over the world, competing in a wide range of sports. And it’s the only time so much amateur sport is so readily available for viewing.
With 50 different sports and 339 events, there is a lot of choice. So what to watch? Do you focus on the popular sports, the sports making their olympic debut or something entirely different?
Sport plays an integral role in our lives. In our childhood years, it can teach us about how to use our bodies while learning about teamwork, strategy and analyzing the competition. Some of us stick with those sports, spending long hours practicing in order to compete on the world stage like the Olympics. The rest of us continue to engage in physical activity and sports for health, friendship and a reason to leave the house.
Intuitive-feelers personality types — those with NF as their middle letters on the Myers and Briggs 16 type test — share many defining characteristics. But divergent life experiences create plenty of variety within the type.
The differences may be observed at the individual level. But they may also be seen through the lens of gender. Intuitive-Feeling men may think, act, and react differently than Intuitive-Feeling women. Not in every instance, but at least in some.
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