In my last post, I announced my new path as an Enneagram Coach. I became certified in January, 2019 and a silver-lining of this pandemic is to dive deeper into it. Below, I summarize the Enneagram which will become a series of posts as my own exploration evolves.
The Enneagram is a profound tool for growth where we can begin to understand ourselves and others with great compassion.
The Enneagram is a universal symbol of purpose and possibility. It is an entry way into doing the hardest part of the consciousness work to compassionately understand one’s strengths and weaknesses.
There are 9 types of the Enneagram with 3 different subtype forms each type can take and each path can lead one to liberation. The Enneagram is a 9-pointed star symbol within a circle which provides a framework for the personality system of 27 distinct character “archetypes.” Once you’ve figured out your primary “type” one of the 9 then the work begins to unfold into layers of the other 4 types the primary number is connected to.
The basic core of the teaching associated with the Enneagram reflects the very same messages communicated by the world’s oldest mystical, psycho-spiritual, and philosophical traditions: the ability to observe and reflect upon your experience through the development of an “inner witness” allows you to acquire a greater self-knowledge, which creates the possibility of attaining a higher state of consciousness. — Beatrice Chestnut , PhD
By accessing these “patterns” we can gain access to information about our complex nature and an ability to understand these patterns in our thoughts, feelings, emotions, and actions. And thus, by beginning to understand your own personality patterns as they occur, in real time, after practice and study you can release yourself from being trapped. Freedom from our negative ego and the true authentic self appears!
Using the deep wisdom of the Enneagram, the power of being truly present to ourselves and others we allow our inner voice to manifest to liberation of chains of our egos and open the doorway to our deepest truths and compassionate self-awareness. And begin the path to freedom and acceptance.
I am here to assist others on their path of self-knowledge and compassion using the power of the Enneagram. Contact me if you would like to have a conversation.