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What Enneagram Type Is Each Court Card?
What is your Enneagram type, and what court card do you relate to the most?
Enneagram desintegration, Commons Wikimedia.
Recently, I've been re-engaging with the Enneagram after having an intense interest in it several years ago. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Enneagram, let me explain what it is.
According to the Enneagram, there are nine types of personalities or "enneatypes." Each enneatype has its own core motivations, fears, and desires that shape how people think, feel, and behave. MBTI® is similar to it.
Throughout history, the Enneagram has been used in various forms. In the 20th century, teachers such as Oscar Ichazo, Claudio Naranjo, and Helen Palmer popularized it in the West.
As a result, it has become a popular tool for personal growth and development among many teachers and practitioners today.
Based on the Enneagram, each person has a dominant enneatype that influences their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
However, they also exhibit characteristics of other types to varying degrees. Among the nine enneatypes are:
Type 1 - The Reformer- The Reformer is driven by the moral responsibility to strive for perfection. Their commitment to detail and desire to improve themselves and the world around them makes them conscientious and detail-oriented.
Type 2: The Helper -A caring, nurturing individual who wants to feel appreciated and loved, driven by a need to be needed. Their strong desire to serve others often comes before their own needs.
Type 3: The Achiever - Motivated by success and recognition, they are ambitious and driven. They work hard, want to be successful, and are hardworking.
Type 4: The Individualist - An individual who values authenticity and the expression of oneself. Their moods can be sensitive, and they sometimes feel out of place.
Type 5: The Investigator - The desire to understand the world around them drives them to be analytical and reflective. Often, they prefer to observe rather than engage with others and are private and withdrawn.
Type 6: The Loyalist - Security and stability motivate them to be loyal and dedicated. They often seek support and reassurance from others and are anxious and indecisive.
Type 7: The Enthusiast - The need for stimulation and variety drives them to be optimistic and adventurous. However, they can also be impulsive and fear missing out, as well as creative and fun-loving.
Type 8: The Challenger - They are strong, assertive, and need power and control. While they can be confrontational and show vulnerability, they are also protective and loyal to those they care about.
Type 9: The Peacemaker - Peace and unity motivate them, making them easygoing and harmonious. Despite being passive and avoiding conflict, they are compassionate and empathic.
Understanding your dominant type can give you insight into your motivations, behaviors, and relationships. Each type is associated with a distinct set of personality traits, strengths, and challenges. There are also the wings of the Enneagram.
Wings modify and influence a person's dominant style in the Enneagram system.
Enneagram types are affected by two adjacent types, known as "wings." For instance, if a Type 1 is influenced by Type 2, they will have Type 9 as a wing.
Your wing can affect your dominant type expression. For example, suppose you are a Type 1 with a 2 wing, also known as 1w2. In that case, you may be more likely to display the nurturing and supportive qualities of Type 2, in addition to the more rigid and perfectionistic tendencies of Type 1.
Despite having a dominant type and a wing, a person is still primarily one type. It enhances the individual's understanding and self-awareness by adding nuance and complexity to their personality.
After you understand the Enneagram types, I will associate the wings of each court card's Enneagram type.
It is possible that this assessment is not entirely accurate since I am not a psychologist or expert on the Enneagram. I see it this way, however!
Enneagram types with wings come from Crystal Knows, a platform that aids professionals in understanding their potential buyers' personalities.
The types are covered in this article on Medium, and you may relate to a court card character type!