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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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Philanthropy A to Z | How to Decide Who to Donate To After a Death

You’ve made the courageous decision to donate a portion of your loved one’s assets to a non-profit but now you need to figure out who should receive your generous donation. There are many organization worthy of your donation, so we've come up with a couple of ways to help you…...

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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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Social Security Benefits

When an American citizen dies they may be eligible for certain benefits from the Social Security Administration. The social security rules and regulations are many and complicated. The following information should be used as a guideline. It is not meant to be all inclusive, nor should this information be viewed…...

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Helping Children Understand Death

For young children especially, the days surrounding a death can be a confusing and disorienting time. Altered daily routines and unfamiliar sights and sounds can be difficult for them to understand and cope with. Children notice even the most subtle changes in their routines and surroundings. We must validate their…...

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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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Losing a Child

It has been said that parents who lose a child also lose the hopes, dreams, and expectations they had for that child. They lose a part of themselves. They lose their future because their child represents their sense of ongoing life. Psychologists believe, because of these reasons, the death of…...

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