One of the oldest pieces of psychological advice is also one of the shortest: “Know thyself“. It’s a simple statement, but extremely deep. Yet understanding personality, someone once said, is like pinning jelly to the wall, so anything that can help us is welcome!
- Nine Lives, pg 1
This is where personality profiling, such as the Enneagram or Myers Briggs come in.
Here are a few links for the Enneagram test to get you started.
The Ennegram suggests that there are nine types of personality or nine ways of seeing the world, or we might even say nine ways we are wired up internally.
- Nine Lives, pg 2