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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type Five Personality

Today we will continue our discussion about the Enneagram and how different personality types deal with grief. The Type 5 on the Enneagram will be our focus today. They are known as “The Investigator.” Let’s begin by talking about what characterizes this personality type.  Characteristics of the Enneagram Type 5…...

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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type Four Personality

Over the past couple weeks we have explored the different personality types based on the Enneagram model and how each personality type plays a role in the way you grieve. Today we will talk about number 4 on the Enneagram. Type 4 is one of the most rare of Enneagram…...

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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type Three Personality

We have all encountered that person who must win at all costs and somehow they always seem to end up at the top. At work they are the highest achiever. On a sports team they are aggressive and always find a way to make an impact. They are the people…...

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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type Two Personality

The memorial is over, the guests have left to process their grief on their own. As you sit you wonder, did I do enough for her while she was alive. Did she know that I loved her. You are startled by the buzzing noise made from your cell phone in…...

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Grieving and the Enneagram: Type One Personality

Today we will be digging deeper into the Enneagram type 1 and how this personality type deals with grief. If you missed our introduction to the Enneagram, make sure to check it out here. Introduction to Type One on the Enneagram Type Identifies powerfully with: Their goal is to sustain…...

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How Knowing Your Enneagram Helps You Deal With Grief

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.  -Aristotle The first morning you wake up after the death of a loved one is a major shock to your system. The evening before you draped yourself over the bed because it felt as though you could not stand any longer.  Your…...

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From Full of Life to Not Living

“Cause you never think the last time is the last time. You think there will be more. You think you have forever, but you don’t.” The message that shakes your world to its core. “Your sister has collapsed, they think it was an aneurysm.”   Just two days ago we…...

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7 Substantial Benefits of Preplanning a Funeral

Have you considered preplanning a funeral? Whether you have or not, it may be something that’s right for you (click here to learn What Preplanning Is). There are many things to think about when it comes to preplanning a funeral, but the benefits are something that’s easy to discuss. Today…...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Others Through Grief

When someone close to you loses a friend or family member, how do you deal with their grief? Are you a “suddenly silent and invisible” friend because you don’t know how to deal with pain? Do you smother the grieving person in food, affection, and advice? Or do you land…...

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Planning My Own Funeral

It is kind of an ominous feeling when you plan your own funeral. It almost seems if to do so would be speaking your impending death into existence.  Especially at my age, I am 36 years old and quite frankly have not yet decided that I am going to die.…...

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