Tag Archives: personality triggers

Boost Your Habit of Mind, Reset to Wonderful 

Do you ever wake up with the glimmering of a message inside you? A gift on the doorstep of your awareness, left by whatever happened while you slept? So I woke up realizing that 70% of my waking hours are … Continue reading

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Tension – Armor – Relaxation

Tension is who you think you should be, Relaxation is who you are.  (–Chinese proverb)   I love this line. What kind of tensions do we wear? How long does it take to get tired of wearing them? Our personal … Continue reading

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Is it You or Me, bugging me?

Why did I wake up grumpy? Oh, ‘cuz there’s a chronic grump inside somewhere? Wait, it’s that old grudge about X?  That thing so far under my skin , it’s like, invisible? And itchy? And I keep thinking it’s Their fault, so … Continue reading

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Miracle Yup <3

Yesterday, Valentine’s Day, a miracle happened. Does the Universe talk to you, like it does to me?  No kidding. There I was, Miss Perfectionist as ever (see Enneagram personalities), falling into my familiar self-imposed ditch. See, the challenge of real … Continue reading

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Hide the Dark Side?

What do we push against? I don’t know about you, but I clamp down and reject my undesirable parts. Many years ago, (pre-enneagram), I believed I was smooth, not angry.  Irritated, maybe, but not mad. I would gently coach 13 … Continue reading

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Personality Cage and Freedom For You

To get free, first you gotta see the cage you’re in (your personality type). Here’s a mouthful: Enneagram.  It means “9 drawing” but it’s Greek to us 😉 Yet every day we bump into these nine personality types.  Soft bumps, hard … Continue reading

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Step Out of the Box (Habit of Mind)

I got stuck again in the box of my own mind.  Habit-of-mind is unique to each of us, yet follows the pattern of our personality.  (See Arizona Enneagram Association) My name is Diane, and my Habit is Perfectionism. About 1 … Continue reading

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