If you want to work on gaining qualities the 9s have, use your favorites from the list of famous 9s below as models. 9-Peace Seekers tend to identify with the average person and the commonality we all share, and are often humanitarians.
My buddy Karl jumped off the Golden Gate bridge. People who use guns are 85% successful. People who use pills are 2% successful. Israel reduced the rate of suicide among soldiers by 40% by not allowing guns home on weekend leave. The more seriously we take the danger of guns the better, along with taking other measures to reduce violence.
Children whose prefrontal cortexes are stressed by poverty, highly dysfunctional environments, or major abuse have trouble regulating their thoughts and mediating their behavior. This was shown in a program where poor youth were given special attention and sent to an excellent high school. They got into college but few graduated.
We think of compassion as an emotion of the heart. But our intellect can also be a great force for compassion...We can realize there’s nothing to gain by whipping somebody (i.e. revenge), nor does whipping ourselves with negative emotions do any good.
We wonder how the loved ones of the school tragedy last month deal with their loss. This is the inspiring story of a woman who lost her daughter and granddaughter and her journey
toward recovery one year later.
Elizabeth predicts the Enneagram will be a useful standard for the American Psychiatric Association to use for its broad system of personality theory. It describes both healthy and unhealthy personality traits.
Petraeus was reportedly around special women more alluring than Paula Broadwell for years, but perhaps when he looked at her it may have been like Narcissus looking in the pond—he may have seen himself and liked what he saw.
Statistics say “Lifers” are the least likely of all released prisoners to commit another crime: .06%. But even though they may be deemed suitable for release, governors often refuse to release them for political reasons.
"The Career Within You" stems from a book of the same title. My blog is about the nine Enneagram personalities, about careers, or whatever I'm excited about when blogging day comes around. I usually include an original drawing. My books include "The Enneagram Made Easy," "The Happy Introvert," "The Enneagram of Death," "Are You My Type, Am I Yours?" "The Enneagram of Parenting," "Finding the Birthday Cake" (for teaching the Enneagram to children), and "The Enneagram for Teens." I also have a CD, "The Beethoven Enneagram."