You Might Be An Enneagram 1 If . . .

𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝗻 𝗘𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗮𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺 𝟭 𝗶𝗳 . . . You tend to be a principled person that often takes questions of right or wrong more seriously than others. Your mind naturally analyzes ways that situations, projects, organizations, or events can be improved. You tend to be hard on yourself when you make mistakes, and …

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6 Ways the Enneagram Personality Profile Can Help Your Family

The Enneagram is a personality profile that, like other profiles, studies patterns in personality traits and categorizes them to help us understand ourselves and others better. I have used many other personality profiles, but I have found the Enneagram to be the most helpful in relational dynamics and personal growth because it classifies personalities based on …

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10 Proven Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

We often neglect one of the most powerful mental health treatments we have available to us—gratitude! We probably all have heard that gratitude is good for us, but research keeps discovering more ways that gratitude powerfully improves our lives. 1. Gratitude improves mental health, increasing happiness and optimism, and reducing symptoms of depression. 2. Gratitude …

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How to Keep from Drifting Apart in Your Almost Empty-Nest Marriage

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A passionate, beautiful mom sat in front of me with tears in her eyes. She was going through the empty nest transition and struggling with her children moving away when, seemingly out-of-the-blue, her husband delivered the devastating news that he wanted out of their marriage. Sadly, her story isn’t unusual even among couples who think …

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Olé Parenting: A Powerful Technique for Parenting Teens and Young Adults

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Optimism. Love. Empathy. These are the three gifts our children need from us no matter how old they are, but especially in the launch and beyond years! Optimism shows them that we believe in them and their abilities (even if they don’t have it all figured out yet). Love reassures them that we will always …

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