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The Enneagram Made Easy: Discover the 9 Types of Peopleby Renee Baron
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< P> The first easy, and fun & #22503; uide to the Enneagram, the fascinating and revealing method of understanding personality types, for the beginner, the expert, and everyone in between. This witty and informative guide demystifies the ancient Enneagram system with cartoons, exercises, and personality tests that reveal our motivations and desires and show how to put that knowledge to use in our everyday lives. < /P> < P> The 9 types of people: < /P> < P> < ul> < li> The Perfectionist motivated by the need to live life the right way, improve oneself and others, and avoid anger.< /P> < P> < li> The Helper motivated by the need to be loved and appreciated and to express your positive feelings towards others.< /P> < P> < li> The Achiever motivated by the need to be productive, to achieve success, and to avoid failure.< /P> < P> < li> The Romantic motivated by the need to understand your feelings and to be understood to search for the meaning of life, and to avoid being ordinary.< /P> < P> < li> The Observer motivated by the need to know everything and understand the universe, to be self& ndash; sufficient and left alone, and to avoid not having the answer or looking foolish.< /P> < P> < li> The Questioner motivated by the need for security, to feel taken care of, or to confront your fears.< /P> < P> < li> The Adventurer motivated by the need to be happy and plan fun things, to contribute to the world, and to avoid suffering and pain.< /P> < P> < li> The Asserter motivated by the need to be self& ndash; reliant and strong, to make an impact on the world, and to avoid being weak.< /P> < P> < li> The Peacemaker motivated by the need to keep the peace, merge with others, and avoid conflict.< /P> < P> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /li> < /ul> < /P>
Two long-time students of the Enneagram have teamed up to demystify this uncanny personality-typing system. In a witty and informative book packed with cartoons, exercises, and personality types, the authors help everyone discover and appreciate his or her type.
During her lifetime, Mother Teresa resisted having her full biography written. Then, in 1991, realizing that accounts of her life and work could inspire others, she gave Kathryn Spink, who had long been intimately involved with the work of Mother Teresa and her order and co-workers around the world, permission to proceed with a complete biography on the understanding that it would not be finished until after her death.
Here, now, is the complete story of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, founder of the Missionaries of Charity and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, a woman regarded by millions as a contemporary saint for her dedication to serving the poorest of the poor. From her childhood in Balkans as a member of a remarkably openhearted and religious family to her work in India, from attending the victims of war-torn Beirut to pleading with George Bush and Saddam Hussein to choose peace over war. Mother Teresa was driven by an absolute faith. She consistently claimed that she was simply responding to Christ's boundless love for her and for all of humanity. When "People" magazine interviewed Kathryn Spink for their cover story on Mother Teresa 's death, Spink told them: "What one has to understand about Mother Teresa is that she sees Christ in every person she encounters." Clad in her white peasant sari with blue edging, Mother Teresa brought to the world a great and living lesson in joyful and selfless love.
About the Author
Renee Baron, a writer and therapist who uses the Enneagram in her counseling practice, she is the author of The Enneagram Made Easy: Discover the Nine Types of People.She lives in Berkeley, CA.
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