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  1. [Enneagram Type 7] Quotes that Remind You of Type 7

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    This thread topic probably already exists, but I couldn't find it! So! It is what it is. The title says it all! The name of the game is to post quotes that remind you of Type 7's. Text is fine, images are better. HAVE FUN! :smile-new:
  2. I'm an ENFP 7w8, 5w4, 1w2 [SO] living in the geographic center of the NONE ZONE.

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    What's your heartlanguage? What gives you life? 63% of the people living in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska say they have "no religious preference." Yet they thrive. Where are their light sources? What gives them "life?" I came to this site looking for the primary motivations enneagram has...
  3. New ENFP, Type 7w/8 here

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    You know your a type seven when you're brand new to the site, and have already browsed through each section, looked for the most exciting one, and avoided all the "boring" ones.
  4. [Enneagram Type 7] Moby's "Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad" and Type 7

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    I've spent the last 3 hours cleaning up my room. I had loud music playing for the first 20 minutes and then I realized that it might be better to turn the music off in order to be more "present." I think that worked, because I then felt a bit weighted down and gloomy. Whenever this happens, I...
  5. How We Stay Stuck

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    Once we establish our personality styles or paradigms to help us apprehend and navigate around the world, we can either keep them pliant, flexible, accommodating, and up to date; or we can rigidly maintain them, assimilating everything into them, and suffer what Joel Barker (1992) calls...
  6. The Three Vs of the Enneagram

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    Author: Jerry Wagner When I was first introduced to the Enneagram, we got only the bad stuff -- the distortions, fixations, compulsions, exaggerations, vices, bad breath, etc. When I, in turn, presented the Enneagram styles this way, people would ask: "Isn’t there anything good about any...
  7. [Enneagram Type 7] Type 7: The Joyful Person

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    Core Value Tendency: SEVENS are attracted to and value joy, variety, and excitement. They desire to be happy persons, seeking to make the world a more delightful place to live in. SEVENS want to taste and experience all the possibilities life has to offer. Having fun and being positive is what...
  8. The Go-Getters: Three, Seven, and Eight

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    If you are a Three, it’s likely that you: Have a talent and a need for accomplishment. Feel challenged by any task you choose. Always have a list of your goals, either written or mental. Are personable and know how to convince people to cooperate with you and with each other to...
  9. The Harmonic Groups

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    The Harmonic Groups The Harmonic Groups are useful for transformational work because they indicate how each person copes when they do not get what they want (as...
  10. The Law of Three

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    Three Basic Orientations The three orientations are an expression of the Law of Three, on which the entire Enneagram concept is based. This law states that there are three kinds of forces that act in the human nature - the Active force, the Responsive force and the Neutral force and that...
  11. Why Do We Burn Popcorn?

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    Why is microwaving popcorn considered an art? Why do so many people continue to burn microwave popcorn after the first time they ruined it and created one of the most foul smells? Which personality types are best suited for microwaving popcorn efficiently? Before we that, let's examine why it is...
  12. Statements of Type 7

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    1. Life is really wonderful, and when I stop and think about it, I have so much to be grateful for. 2. When I am at my happiest, I am exhilarated, spontaneous, and full of life – in fact, I am one of the happiest people I know. 3. I get a kick out of things and am enthusiastic about...
  13. The Dominant Affect Groups

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    The Dominant Affect Groups are important for transformational work because they reveal the unconscious emotional background we bring to all areas of our lives. In technical language, these have to do with 'object-relations' theory. Modern psychological theory has identified three fundamental...
  14. The Centre of Type 7

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    Personality type Seven is also identified with thinking. Like Fives and Sixes, Sevens are also blocked in the Essential functioning of the Thinking Center: that is, Sevens are notably blocked in the 'quiet mind', the ability to stay mentally silent so that real perceptions and inner guidance and...
  15. The Distinctions of Type 7

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    Seven is the last style in the emotional trio that responds fearfully to life. Whereas Fives withdraw socially and Sixes become self-doubting or suspicious, Sevens manage their fears in a much different way. People with this style tend to suppress and escape their fears by willfully focusing...
  16. Type Seven Variant Stackings

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    The instinctual energies often appear to manifest differently in enneatype Seven, but the underlying structure really is the same as with any other type. The Seven fixation results in a running away from the internal, away from boredom or pain. Sevens go towards the external world for relief...
  17. Type Seven Wings

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    Seven Wing Six Many average 7/6es are natural comedians. The sevenish desire to entertain others is enhanced by the sixish desire to be liked. Driven by sixish anxiety into wild, sevenish schemes, they can at times become panic-stricken if their impulsive plans lead them into difficulty...
  18. Type Seven - Expanded

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    Type Seven exemplifies the desire for freedom and variety and for exploring the many rich experiences that life offers. Thus, Sevens are probably the most enthusiastic, extroverted, and outgoing type of the Enneagram. They are spontaneous and upbeat; they find life exhilarating. They are the...
  19. Type Seven Misidentifications

    Type 7 Forum - The Enthusiast
    Type Seven-Type One Ones are unlikely to mistype themselves as Sevens, but Sevens occasionally mistype themselves as Ones. Sevens who have been under stress for prolonged periods of time may notice many average One behaviors, such as perfectionism and a need for order, and conclude that they...
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