9 Deep Insights That An Enneagram Coach Can Help You Reveal

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Your Enneagram coach can help you strengthen your self-confidence, find greater joy, find your purpose, and feel your courage. 

All this new confidence and passion can inspire you to follow your dreams!

Your Enneagram personality type, along with coaching, can help you to discover who the universe desires you to be.

It enables you to connect with your inner wisdom and having access to your inner wisdom helps you to be at your best.

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Here are 9 insights about yourself that your Enneagram coach can help reveal. 

1. Your building presence

The Enneagram is about learning to live in the moment. You make your best decisions when you are fully open to the wisdom from your body, heart, and quiet mind.

When stuck in the past or future, you have no access to your inner wisdom. When disconnected from the present, you get stuck in the limitations of your ego.

Your ego is only comfortable with what it knows.

2. Your body wisdom

Your body is full of wisdom. It's a matter of learning to notice what's going on in the moment.

Where in your body do you feel relaxed? In what part do you feel the tension? Where do you feel flow? In what part do you feel nothing?

Your Enneagram coach will be your guide. When you feel harmonious and relaxed, you're most likely on the right path.   

However, when you feel tension or pain, your body lets you know that something is out of alignment.

Your discomfort can happen because of physical injury or an emotional memory stuck in your cells.

Often, the best way to release emotional pain stuck in your body is to learn to observe these sensations. Then, ask yourself, what is the memory that comes with it? 

The more you can breathe deeply into the pain, the less power it will have over you.

3. Your heart wisdom

Your heart is full of wisdom. Your heart will give you insight into how you feel about yourself and those around you. 

Your heart will help you know how to best support and encourage your loved ones.

Your heart will compel you to build relationships with others, give you the desire to practice unconditional love, and find great joy in helping others.

It will help you acknowledge your values, show you what is essential, and show you how to let go of the lies that you tell yourself.

Most importantly, your heart will inspire you to do God’s work. It will lead you to those who can help you to make it happen.

4. What you need for mindfulness

A quiet mind can help you tune into that power that's greater than you. When your mind is quiet, you have access to wisdom that's available to everyone.

With the help of your Enneagram coach, you will discover that you will know what you need to do and say at each moment.

Prepare yourself as best you can for each day and trust you will know how you need to act in every situation.

Learning to quiet your mind helps you to observe yourself in action. It allows you to see how you show up each day in the world.

The more you can notice what's going on inside you and around you, the better you will be able to respond.

5. What you need to forgive

Most people don't understand what forgiveness means. 

First, forgiveness is a process. The most crucial part of forgiveness is to not allow yourself to become a victim and not allow the violence to keep hurting you over and over.

Forgiveness doesn't mean you have to be great friends with the person who hurt you. It also doesn't mean you have to forget what they did to you. 

It does mean that you need to let go of anything that is hurting you and blocking you from experiencing joy.

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6. How curious you are

The Enneagram calls you to be curious instead of angry and judgemental. When you hear something that upsets you, ask open-ended questions to discern the meaning of their story.

Be careful not to use questions that manipulate the person into giving the answer you want to hear. Your Enneagram coach will help you learn how to ask open-ended questions.

Open-ended questions will help you and the person explore the implications of your beliefs and how to best respond.

By the end of the conversation, you still may not agree with their perspective, but you will at least understand why they think the way they do.

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7. How honest you are

The Enneagram will help you be honest with yourself. And when you can be honest with yourself, you can be honest with others.

Each Enneagram type has its week spots. The weak spot is called your fixation. The fixation for your type will suggest warning signs to prevent you from becoming less healthy.

When you get stuck in your fixation, you get lost in your ego. The more you are stuck in your ego, the more you limit your possibilities.

Your Enneagram coach can help release you from your fixations.

8. Your perseverance

Working with the Enneagram is no instant fix to your problems. Coaching combined with the Enneagram can dramatically improve your life if you put effort, time, curiosity, and love into the work.

One workshop or coaching session will not make a big difference. However, if you commit yourself to ongoing work through courses, books, and coaching, you will start to feel a shift in your life over time.

9. What you need for self-love

If you want to love others, you first need to love yourself. Your Enneagram type will give you clues as to how you can be more gentle with yourself. 

Self-love means you need to heal those parts of yourself that do not feel worthy. Self-love reminds you that you do not need to be perfect. 

Self-love reminds you that you have worth and value for just being you. Self-love calls on you to be your best every day. 

Self-love invites you to forgive yourself when you make a mistake, learn from the experience, and do better the next time.

Your Enneagram coach will help you to accept yourself as you are and discover your truth. 

This person can help you shed all that's holding you back and help you gain access to the wisdom that comes from the strengths of each of the nine Enneagram personality types.

Your Enneagram coach will help you strengthen your intuition. You will have all the wisdom you need whenever you are open to the sensations of your body, the emotions of your heart, and have a quiet mind.

With a strong intuition, you will experience that greater flow and transformation will happen with greater ease.

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Roland Legge is a Certified Identity Life Coach and a minister in the United Church of Canada in Yorkton, Saskatchewan. You can join his newsletter for free advice and join his private Facebook Group called "Discover Your Identity."

This article was originally published at REL Consultants. Reprinted with permission from the author.