If you are not sure about your Enneagram type, even after taking the test, then one way to figure it out is by analyzing the words that you frequently use. The words that people use on a constant basis does come from the Enneagram type that they are. What words are associated with each Enneagram type? Let’s find out now:
Type 1 – The Reformer – This is the type that follows the rules and is the perfectionist type. The words that this type often uses are, principled, perfect, analytical, self-control, self-discipline, organized, organization, neat, clean, and all of their synonyms.
Type 2- The Helper – This is the type that is the giver and wants to be there for others all of the time. The words that those who have this personality type often use are caring, nurture, nurturing, pleasing, demonstrative, generous, loving, feeding, a comfort meal, love, and words that are related.
Type 3 – The Achiever – This is the type that has the need to achieve the best things. The words that they often use are competition, competitive, goals, driven, excelling, adaptable, image, striving, winning, win, industrious, hard-working, fired up, motivating, and words that are associated with those as well.
Type 4 – The Individualist – This is the type that is highly expressive and original. The words that they use are expressive, unique, creative, temperamental, strange, weird (but in a positive way), emotional, eccentric, mood, romantic, fantasy, escape, and words that are associated.
Type 5 – The Observer – This is the type that watches but keeps away. The words that they use on a frequent basis are cerebral, private, innovative, innovation, invention, intellectual, stimulation, scientific, academic, smart, brilliance, brains, and anything related.
Type 6 – The Loyal Cynic – This is the type that wants to trust and look for security. The words they use on a frequent basis are trusting, trust, loyalty, secure, suspicious, anxious, catastrophe, uncertain, certain, belief, best friend, and anything associated.
Type 7 – The Enthusiast – This is the type that is always looking for the next best thing. The words they often use are excitement, fun, happy, optimism, optimistic, spontaneous, party, awesome, cool, travel, exploring, adventure, and the synonyms of each of the words.
Type 8 – The Challenger – This is the type that needs to be in control. The words they often use are control, power, powerful, in charge, confrontation, independent, bold, leading, I am the boss, motivate, motivation, and associated words.
Type 9 – The Peacemaker – This is the type that wants peace. The words they often use are nap, sleep, rest, a comfort meal or food, cookies, comfort, daydream, nice, receptive, resigned, and complacent. Words associated with those listed as well are used by this type.
Whenever you talk, analyze the words you say and the context. This will be a clear indicator of what type you likely are. And once you do that, it may resonate with you. Have fun with it.