Here’s What Your Gift-Giving and Receiving Styles Look Like, Based on Your Enneagram Type

With the holiday season quickly approaching, you may find yourself scrambling to find the perfect gifts for the most important people in your life. Sometimes, picking out the right gift can feel like a guessing game — and that’s where the Enneagram can help.

A recent Truity survey of more than 105,00 users shows that an individual’s Enneagram type does impact the types of gifts that they prefer to give and receive. 

How to Avoid a Big Family Argument, Based on Your Enneagram Type

The holidays are upon us and with a global pandemic as the backdrop and the aftermath of the US elections clouding the air, it’s easy to see how that beautiful Norman Rockwell holiday season could easily degenerate into a family civil war. Even if your political and world views don’t align, there are plenty of tools to help you navigate challenging family gatherings. Here’s a guide to avoid a family argument based on your Enneagram type.

Should You Talk About Personality Type On a First Date?

Everyone has different opinions on talking about personality type on a first date. Among my friends, the results are mixed. There are some who say you should absolutely talk about it, it’s unavoidable. For others, it is an absolute no-go area!

In my opinion, the answer is yes … and no. Personality type can be a great tool for learning more about your date and getting the conversation flowing. But it’s also a good idea to handle the subject with care. Personality type can be a very personal topic so it needs to be approached in an open-minded way.

What Are Enneagram Stances and Why Are They Important?

The Enneagram is an invaluable system of self-awareness, helping you understand your motivation— why you do what you do. With nine different types come nine different perspectives of filtering the world, bringing insight into your strengths, blindspots, thinking and feeling patterns, and so much more. 

Whether you’ve explored the depths of your type or still can’t put your finger on which one you are, a common question that comes up is: what do I do once I know my type?

The Four Most Common Enneagram Couples: Their Strengths and Potential Pitfalls

After people learn their Enneagram type, the next question they invariably ask is “What types go well together?” That’s a whole different topic, but today we’ll explore the four Enneagram types who are seen together the most frequently.  

Based on a 457-couple survey, these four pairs stood out with the highest statistical frequency. This isn’t to say these are the happiest couples, but rather these types pair up more often than the rest. 

How to Build Confidence as an Enneagram Type 6

People with Enneagram Type 6 personality profiles are hard-working, reliable, responsible and trustworthy. They are prone to impressive bursts of creative inspiration, and are also capable of great self-sacrifice in service to others or society. They are tireless in their dedication to the people, causes and beliefs that define their worlds and give them a sense of meaning and purpose.

What You Do That Drives People Crazy, Based on Your Enneagram Type

The Enneagram is the latest obsession among the self-aware—an elegant personality typing system that sneakily reveals our most private drives, motivations and vices. Knowing your Enneagram type can help you play to our strengths and get ahead in the world in a way that feels authentic to you. But at times, the less-than-stellar qualities of our Enneagram type take hold—and really get on our loved ones’ nerves.

What You Secretly Want From Love, Based On Your Enneagram Type

As Valentine’s Day looms and stores begin to fill with overtones of red, white, and pink—it must be love on the brain, as Rihanna sings. And since love comes in all shapes, sizes and colors, it makes sense that the nine Enneagram personality types will be looking at love (and their significant others) in nine very different ways.  

What pulls on your heartstrings, based on your Enneagram type? Read on to find out what you secretly want from love.

5 Stress-Busting Tips for Each Enneagram Type

The Enneagram is unique to other personality models because it operates on the principle of “conscious change” in rewriting your mindset in different situations, to help you grow as an individual as you journey through life. As such, it suggests specific areas for self-development and growth. One area the Enneagram tackles is stress.

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