A Deeper Dive into Enneagram Subtypes: Head Types 5, 6 and 7

This blog post is part of our Fundamentals of the Enneagram series, which takes a deeper dive into all the Enneagram elements - wings, arrows, subtypes, centers of intelligence, growth pathways and more. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here, then read Subtypes and Instincts of the Enneagram: What are They, and How Do They Affect Human Behavior?

What Does the Enneagram 9 Look Like in Stress?

It’s quite ironic that I, a type 9, continued to put this article on the bottom of my list. 

It’s almost as if I feel a natural, unbidden resistance to the idea of conflict and stress. I want to minimize anything remotely upsetting and continue on with my peaceful existence. Anything negative can be reframed and kept in a safe, positive light. 

Why on earth are we like this? 

Category: Type Nine

5 Toxic Personality Traits to Watch Out For

Everyone has some traits that tend to rub people the wrong way. You might be guilty of dodging jobs you don’t like, assuming you’re smarter than someone or thinking you should be treated differently than the people around you.

While no personality trait or type is better or worse than others, when a behavior becomes a habit in your life it can sometimes turn toxic. You might not notice it at first but the people around you probably will! 

Here are 5 common toxic personality traits to watch out for, as well as methods you can use to combat them before they take over.

A Deeper Dive Into Enneagram Subtypes: Heart Types 2, 3 and 4

This blog post is part of our Fundamentals of the Enneagram series, which takes a deeper dive into all the Enneagram elements - wings, arrows, subtypes, centers of intelligence, growth pathways and more. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here, then read Subtypes and Instincts of the Enneagram: What are They, and How Do They Affect Human Behavior?

How Many Types of Introverts Are There - and Which One are You?

Introverts aren’t the mythical unicorns that exist in a world designed for Extraverts; they’re a varied group of people with a broad spectrum of traits and strengths. You may know you’re an Introvert already or have an inkling you’re an Introvert based on their commonly associated traits. Quiet, thoughtful, aloof, stuck-in-their-head types—these descriptors for introverted personality types can be an endless loop that fails to paint the whole picture because not all Introverts are identical. 

What is Introverted Sensing?

Introverted Sensing (Si) is the dominant cognitive function for the way certain personality types absorb and understand the world around them. All types utilize some variation of the Sensing function and roughly half of the population functions as an Si user. You will be able to identify them once you are familiar with their processing techniques.

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