The enneagram 9 is peaceful, spiritual, down to earth, and caring. Nines do their best to avoid conflict and negative emotions, as this disrupts their inner peace.
Nines tend to prefer time alone or quality time with smaller groups of people.
When placed in a setting of various backgrounds- whether it be a diversity of beliefs or upbringings, a personality types’ weaknesses and strengths will be intensified.
Each Enneagram will have different motivators, since they are all driven by different value systems. Enneagram nines are driven by peace and maintaining their relationships.
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Every Enneagram responds to stress differently and will have different triggers.
The enneagram type 9 will be happiest in a work space that allows them to help others. Common jobs many nines will choose involve stability, repetitive patterns, and an easy going pace.
A type nine will enjoy an environment where their peers are receptive to bonding and establishing relationships.
The enneagram type 9 is patient and supportive of their peers. Type nines listen well and are receptive to the many perspectives around them
Nines will be happiest when they feel like they’re in their comfort zone and can follow a routine.
Jobs That Best Suit An Enneagram 9
When nines work around people who are driven and realistic, they feel more comfortably showing their own identity. When they feel relaxed and able to be themselves, they’ll speak up more to express their ideas and opinions.
If two type nines work together, they’ll have to hold themselves accountable for getting work done.
If an enneagram type 9 has a partner that feels misunderstood, the 9 will step up to make sure they feel nurtured and supported.
When an enneagram type 9 dates other nines, they’ll need to take turns making decisions.
Nine personality types have a desire to bring peace to themselves and the world around them. Healthy nines will use this ability to help bring two opposing sides together, and establish unity. Nines have the unique ability to heal conflicts, although sometimes this will cost them their own happiness.
An enneagram 9 fears losing those they care about, so they become submissive and passive in order to avoid upsetting those people. In doing this, an enneagram 9 can compromise their self worth and peace.
The Enneagram type 9 should use self discovery to grow and reflect on these fears and desires. Healthy nines should be able to recognize their love for others while being comfortable enough to share their opinions (not put their well being on the back burner).
Out of all enneagram types, the enneagram 9 is the most motivated by peace and unity. The enneagram type 9 will be stressed is negativity infiltrates their peace, and might numb themselves to the feelings it causes.
If you’re working alongside an enneagram 9 personality type, make them feel safe and comfortable with you. An enneagram 9 that feels secure will be better at communicating, resolving conflicts, and sharing their opinions and ideas.
An enneagram 9 will do best at a job that is routine and slow paced. They enjoy being surrounded by peers who value relationships as much as they do. If they feel comfortable in their role and connected with those around them they will be significantly more productive.
In relationships (both professional and romantic), the enneagram nine will be happiest with people who enjoy being helped and are calm. An enneagram 9 enjoys getting to support someone in need, especially when that peer or partner values it.
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