Enneagram types 7, 4, and 1 tend to have a positive, negative, and reconciling relationship with their self-image.
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These blog posts veer away from the unbiased approach of the rest of the website to offer my personal take on the Enneagram types. They include both recent posts and years-old posts recovered from the wayback machine that have been updated.
When a therapy or counseling approach is developed, it often unknowingly incorporates the Enneagram style of the one who creates it.
It's not until we hear the Enneagram types describe their actual experience in their own words that we truly begin to know the types.
Don't confuse emotional expression and feelings. Lack of emotional expression on the surface can belie a richness of feelings within.
Without justice there can be no peace...Martin Luther King Jr. Enneagram type 8w9
Michael Jackson's personality can be understood by two themes: a childhood that demanded focus on performance excellence and a childhood lost because of it.