E is for Enneagram #atozchallenge

I love taking personality tests and quizzes. Most are just for fun and some give a bit of insight, but by far the most helpful test I’ve ever taken is the Enneagram. Not only does it seem right on, there is a body of research, psychological and self-improvement tools, and other resources around this.

I personally like the Riso-Hudson method, but I’ve also found value from Helen Palmer’s works.

If you would like to check out a free abbreviated test, you can go here.

By Riso-Hudson:
Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery

Understanding the Enneagram: The Practical Guide to Personality Types

 

By Helen Palmer:
The Enneagram in Love and Work: Understanding Your Intimate and Business Relationships

 

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7 thoughts on “E is for Enneagram #atozchallenge

  1. Very interesting-I’ve not heard of this test & will have to check it out. I’ve known of Meyers-Briggs forever (I’m an ENFJ/INFJ depending on the situation. Props if you got that! ;)) I found you via #atozchallenge on Twitter. Happy writing!

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  2. Very cool, Katya! I’ve been a student of the (Riso / Hudson interpretation of) the Enneagram for more than a decade. I’m glad you’ve discovered it and found it of use. šŸ™‚

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  3. I love this post. I have a real fascination with psychological tests- I’ve written a couple of short stories with them as the basis. If you’d like to check out something odd, creepy, and yet funny– there are a few tests at hypnoid.com that are interesting. I’m not sure if the guy is serious or if it is a kind of interactive art…

    Ruby is participating in the A to Z Challenge
    Ruby Wilbur

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