The Enneagram and Somatic Experiencing
July 6, 2021 Enneagram
As many of you know, Transform has been working with the Somatic—or more embodied—side of the transformational equation for years. We are fascinated by what we believe this type of work has to offer in terms of integration, healing, and the possibility of growth.   Personally, I’ve found a description ...
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Let’s Recap
March 30, 2021 Enneagram, Personal Development
As March comes to a close, let’s recap on what we talked about this month.   Personal Mastery The desire to achieve mastery of life, love, and work is hard-wired into us. Everyone has their personal spin on the journey, their personal backstory, and their personal and unique path ...
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Enneagram Stress
March 23, 2021 Enneagram
How does your Enneagram type respond to STRESS? When some people are stressed, you know it immediately. With others, you wouldn’t know unless they say they are stressed. At times, it’s difficult to identify that we may indeed be stressed ourselves. In studying the Enneagram, we learn that what ...
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The Narrative Approach
March 16, 2021 Enneagram
The Narrative Approach when using the Enneagram is next-level learning. I woke up this morning delighted that I was going to sit on an international Narrative panel facilitated by an Enneagram student in Croatia.  At Transform, we’ve been on a path of personal growth for what seems like forever, ...
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What If We Could All Hear Each Other?
January 26, 2021 Enneagram
How do the three Enneagram Type Centers listen differently? The Heart Center (Types 2,3,4) is also known as the Feeling Center. These types are primarily concerned with image and prestige; therefore, how they are seen and perceived by others matters greatly in how they communicate. The Heart Types are listening for how strong a connection is being made – or missed. They are looking for emotional ...
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The Enneagram in Crisis
January 12, 2021 Enneagram
We did a fascinating Enneagram survey about how the different Types were coping with the pandemic. We began sending it out in March, towards the beginning of COVID. Maybe you participated and were wondering about what we learned. The results were fruitful, interesting and plentiful. We are just beginning ...
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The Way of this Enneagram Six
November 3, 2020 Enneagram, Personal Development
Sometimes self-awareness presents itself in my life as a blessing; sometimes it is a royal pain in the ass. As I walk through this time in my life, this time in the life of our country, I feel open. I am keenly aware of my emotions, and I’m aware ...
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Mentors matter. Teachers matter.
October 6, 2020 Enneagram
Mary Anne and Theresa want to thank Helen Palmer for the immense personal and professional contributions she has brought to our lives and our work. We not only count her as a pivotal teacher, guide, and friend, we also count her as pivotal to the modern development of the ...
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The Enneagram and Organizational Change
September 22, 2020 Enneagram
1 – Perfectionist Type Ones appreciate doing things the right way. Structure, hierarchy and clear expectations are highly valued as is continuous improvement. They want life and their world to be reliable, consistent, and organized, so when change comes, they have to see that the change or improvements are ...
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The Enneagram Desired Work Environment: Body Types
August 25, 2020 Enneagram
In the Narrative Enneagram we learn from different Types what work environment best supports them. This week we look at what work environment brings out the best in the Body Center Types (Types 8, 9, 1). The Body Center Types are those who process information and interactions through their body ...
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