Enneagram

What Didn’t Make Sense to me About the Enneagram of Personality until Now (Or: Sister Mary Francis’s Geometry Class Wasn’t Sacred Enough for You?)

I’ll admit I was a late convert to the Enneagram system. Having studied typology personally and professionally for about 8 years (focusing on Myers-Briggs), it wasn’t until about 2 years ago that I started coming around to really appreciate the Enneagram. While it has always been present and beaconing as a tempting tangent to my… Continue reading What Didn’t Make Sense to me About the Enneagram of Personality until Now (Or: Sister Mary Francis’s Geometry Class Wasn’t Sacred Enough for You?)

Cognitive Functions, functions, Myers Briggs

Can Your Personality Change?

Can your Personality change? Moment to moment, mood to mood, or throughout life? Of course! And no. It depends on how you define and look at what we mean by “Personality”. When discussing the Jungian/Briggs-Myers model of personality typology, Personality is defined as: - The type of information you inherently pay attention to (conceptual or… Continue reading Can Your Personality Change?

Cognitive Functions

Cognitive Functions Part 1: Judging Functions

Thank you to Christy Williams for contributing a question to kick off my inaugural content post! Christy writes: “I would love to hear more about the connection between personality type & the ways information is processed (i.e. internally or externally). I use the term "information" because I don't know if this is only applicable to emotion versus… Continue reading Cognitive Functions Part 1: Judging Functions