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  1. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    As Sixes, we generally value the security of our physical health. I'm guilty of being somewhat of a health nut (or at least very knowledgable about health topics such as exercise and nutrition). I found out that I am gluten intolerant a couple years ago now, and ever since I've been forced to...
  2. What's my personality type?
    Based on the countless things I am have been posting which is very sad, and thinking, as well as a few other things, I think I rounded my type to be of the following: A six, or a nine. I say a six be cause I have been timid when I was younger. Although I had a tendency from when I was younger...
  3. Blog
    The answer is, a really tormented 6! Especially when the 6 has the 1 for a supervisor. And I'm the 6, by the way. And actually, the 1 isn't really my supervisor, he just kind of thinks he is, so he walks in and demands I do things that he wants done, even though he has no authority to do so...
  4. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    I know this thread is probably quite similar to others but I have several specific questions for the Sixes if that's alright. What if you are suffering from severe emotional pain? 1.) Do you focus more on your emotions or ignore them? 2.) Do you tend to trust more in confidants and people...
  5. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    What are some common themes in your dreams and nightmares? I've had trouble determining whether I'm a 6 or a 4, but when I consider the themes in my dreams, they all seem to deal with 6 issues of security and protection. For example, I have tons of tornado dreams--though I'm not particularly...
  6. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    Some people see the world as dangerous, and some see it as safe. Some see it as just or unjust. Nevertheless, we all live in the same world. Elements of our personality color our views, and human perception is little more than an inkblot test. One purpose of the Enneagram of Personality is to...
  7. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    Has anyone else here thought they were a 4 at one point? I still wonder if I am, but I've only recently discovered that I might be a 6. When my sister originally forced me to take the Rheti Sampler about a year ago, I tested as a 6, but I disregarded it because I didn't resonate all that much...
  8. Blog
    I will be the answer, at the end of the line... For me, the most upsetting of the many, many struggles we faces as type sixes is that fear of abandonment that defines the bottom end of our existence. I wrote not long ago about how I'm learning to let go, but this is a battle that's far from...
  9. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    Introspection is to observate and notice conscious inner thoughts, feelings, sensations and desires. As a six, how much do you dedicate time for introspection? Is it extremely necessary for you? How does your enneagram type six, its fears and desires are present in your introspection time?
  10. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    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...
  11. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    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...
  12. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    Core Value Tendency: SIXES are attracted to and value loyalty. They desire to be faithful, conscientious, responsible persons, keeping their word and honoring their commitments. They want to make the world a safer, more secure, more reliable, trustworthy place to live in. Doing your duty and...
  13. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    If you are a One, it’s likely that you: Obey (or fight with) an inner voice that points out your faults and mistakes and tells you how you could have done things better. Measure everything — especially yourself and your own performance — by exacting standards because there is a right...
  14. INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    I noticed a thread on the combination of INTJ and ennea-type 1, so I'm starting a corresponding thread for INTJ and ennea-type 6. How common is this combo? Is there anything unusual about this combination of personality types? Anything people with this combo should watch out for? Any other...
  15. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    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...
  16. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    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...
  17. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    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...
  18. Type 6 Forum - The Loyalist
    1. At my best, I realize that I have tremendous courage, faith, and endurance: people know they can count on me. 2. I am more vigilant and aware of potential problems than most people. 3. I have an ability to find common ground with others, and I like the feeling of being liked. 4. It...
  19. Enneagram Personality Theory Forum
    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...
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