Focus of Attention
Intellectual understanding, accumulating knowledge, and potential intrusions from others’ agendas, needs and feelings
You can assure survival and gain protection from intrusion and insufficient resources through privacy, self-sufficiency, limiting desires and acquiring knowledge.
Scholarly, perceptive, thoughtful, self-reliant, dependable, respectful, calm in crisis
Detached, isolated, overly intellectual, withholding, hoarding
Stress Point: Enneagram Type 7
The stress point is where we go when feeling stressed and pressured, or when mobilizing for action.
Security Point: Enneagram Type 8
The security point is where we go when feeling relaxed or secure, or paradoxically, when feeling overwhelmed or exhausted.
Source: The Narrative Enneagram