Another key element of the training is how the types show up in relationships. Beneath the surface, all three types fear that they are without value in themselves, and so they must be or do something extraordinary in order to win love and acceptance from others. At their best, Fours are experienced as sensitive yet content. Nothing too bold or outrageous. At their Best: unselfish and altruistic, they have unconditional love for others. Love is always available but only to the degree that we are present and therefore receptive to it.
Love wants the beloved to become strong and independent, even if it means that the Two must withdraw from the other's life. I have always put on a face at school or around my family so others will be cheerful, even when I'm not. Beneath the disintegrated 8's aggressiveness is a cold, heartless, thinker-killer. Enneagram Personality Type 2 Significance: Also Known As: Caretaker, Giver, Nurturer, Manipulator Wing: Type 3 — The Achiever, Type 1 — The Reformer Stress Personality Type: Type 8 — The Challenger Growth Personality Type: Type 4 — The Individualist What Do I Fear: Unwanted, Unloved, Disliked, Unaccepted What Do I Desire: Love, Help, Express, Assist, Intuitive Mantra: I like helping others Temptation: Manipulative, Ignorant Vice: Proud Virtue: Humble Suitable Careers: Doctor, Teacher, Parent, Chef, Designer, Firefighter Celebrities With Enneagram type 2: Jennifer Lopez, Lionel Richie, John Denver, Madonna, John Travolta Enneagram Type 2 — Positive Personality Traits As the very name of the Enneagram type 2 Helper indicates, you are always ready to help others, and simply love to be a part of society as such. This will cause Twos to be loved, and thus reduce the fear of being unloved. They especially like to give counsel to people they see as important. The 2 needs to see his enemies writhing in pain and he feels entitled to it.
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians Occupational health and safety specialists and technicians ensure workplaces are safe for employees by performing inspections, determining the cause of accidents and identifying ways for employers to improve the safety conditions. Uncovering and understanding their own reasons behind their generosity can help Type 2s in their personal growth. Disciplined helpers like nurses, dental aides, secretaries, telephone operators. Softhearted and sympathetic, you are sensitive to others and always seem to notice when someone feels sad or is in distress. Understanding that true altruism asks for nothing in return, it is just something that they quietly do, and realising that letting go of the fear of not being liked, and the fear of being rejected, allows them to shed jealous feelings too, because they no longer need to control others to make themselves feel safer.
Strong tendency to live in one's images. Nothing too bold or outrageous. Image-consciousness and pride drop away and they become able to experience real, heartfelt love. Typical Thinking Patterns: The Four type is characterised by a sense of lack and envy, focused on and longing for what is missing either within themselves or in their lives. Level 3: Encouraging and appreciative, able to see the good in others. If you have answered honestly and accurately, your basic personality type should be one of the top three scores. This may lead to them both pulling people close and pushing them away, especially if the Four feels rejected or disappointed.
All content Katherine Chernick Fauvre, David W. I like cooking and homemaking. Their home is always open, and no favor you ask is ever too great. Your type has a real danger of falling into unconscious codependent patterns with loved ones, and they almost never bring you what you really want. Twos have a built in radar for what the other might need, and they see themselves as the correct person for satisfying that need. The three-wing gives them a showy, mainstream kind of appearance-consciousness. Elegance and poise, quietly distinctive with maybe a sparkle of jewelry or a colorful tie.
Identity seekers, who feel unique and different Fours build their identities around their perception of themselves as being somehow different or unique; they are thus self-consciously individualistic. By paying attention to their own feelings and inner states, Twos naturally grow into finding a balance between taking care of themselves and their natural inclination to help others. Level 6: Increasingly self-important and self-satisfied, feel they are indispensable, although they overrate their efforts in others' behalf. More melancholy than Twos with a 3 wing. The practice consists of focusing inwardly and becoming aware of the thoughts, sensations and other objects of attention that arise within us. Please note that this test is only for personal use, under agreement with the Enneagram Institute. They are future oriented, restless people who are generally convinced that something better is just around the corner.
The focus is on finding ways to help their students succeed in reaching their educational goals. If they can treat themselves with the same empathy and kindness they show with others, they can release a lot of painful burdens and improve their lives. They regulate their behavior carefully, in order to stay polite and proper. Secondly, you have really low self-confidence at times, and get easily discouraged in life. Over time, this gives Self-Pres Twos a feeling of entitlement. You want everyone else to love you as a person, and to value you within a group.
They are more honest with themselves after the manner of a healthy Four and discover humor and humanity in whatever feelings and impulses they have. In this case, you will surprisingly develop a feeling of resentment towards everyone you know around you. Technicians can learn through on-the-job training or by earning a certificate or associate's degree, while occupational health and safety specialists must have a bachelor's degree. Your ultimate concern or fear is being utterly useless to others, or dispensable. They also tend to be domineering; their unwillingness to be controlled by others frequently manifests in the need to control others instead.