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Don’t Get Stuck on Your Enneagram Number

By hhavlick / January 17, 2019 / 2 Comments

  I recently joined a Facebook Group for Enneagram Sevens. I want to learn about the struggles other Sevens have and compare them to my own. I want to dig into the differences among the Instinctual Variants – how Sevens…

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How the Enneagram Saved Christmas

By hhavlick / December 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Until recently, Christmas with my family was pretty easy. My husband and I would load up the Jeep with luggage and gifts and drive four hours north. Everyone lived in the same small Northern California town, so we’d gather…

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Adventures in Book-Writing, Part 1

By hhavlick / December 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

You may have noticed that this blog has been silent for a while. I began the blogging journey with weekly entries, then needed to cut back to every other week. Then, as I realized that my first book was taking…

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Five Ways to Wreck the Enneagram for Someone

By hhavlick / September 27, 2018 / 0 Comments

Hooray – the Enneagram is gaining widespread acceptance! I’ve been waiting for this moment for about a decade, and others have waited longer. However, just as a vaccine has just enough of the illness in it to maybe make you…

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The Enneagram Doesn’t Put You in a Box – It Shatters Boxes

By hhavlick / September 5, 2018 / 4 Comments

I heard a great message  recently by Pastor Danny Silk on how we categorize things. The message is titled “The Gift of Discernment,” which initially seems inaccurate but ends up being brilliant. That’s because we usually think of the gift…

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Enter to Win a 23andMe Ancestry Kit to Learn More About Your Identity

By hhavlick / August 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

“I…carry the spirit and blood of my father, mother and my ancestors. So I am really never alone. My identity is through that line.”  ~Ziggy Marley Identity is a powerful thing. It gives us a sense of belonging and continuity:…

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Christians, Please Stop Freaking Out About the Enneagram

By hhavlick / August 2, 2018 / 0 Comments
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When I first started learning the Enneagram more than a decade ago, a pastor asked me not to talk about it in church or with people from church. Since then, I’ve watched a growing number of Enneagram books by Christian…

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Your Enneagram Type Constricts Your Ability to Love

By hhavlick / July 19, 2018 / 8 Comments

I had my first internet troll experience recently. It was bound to happen, but it still surprised me. The episode brought into stark relief just how much our personalities cost us. Here’s the backdrop. I’d posted a photo on Instagram…

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You Are Not Your Enneagram Number

By hhavlick / July 5, 2018 / 1 Comment

I just finished more delicious training with Russ Hudson of the Enneagram Institute. He made it very clear that the Enneagram was brought forth to help develop being. He quoted Gurdjieff:             “Until you can learn to be, you cannot…

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A Glossary of Enneagram Terms

By hhavlick / June 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Any time you try something new, you have to learn the lingo. The games of cricket and curling, for instance, have many specific terms (such as wickets and stones, respectively) that you need to know in order to understand and…

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