8 Things Enneagram Type Fives Can Do to Help Themselves Grow
- Participate in body-based activity and learn to ground yourself.
- Allow yourself to experience your feelings in the here-and-now instead of detaching and
retreating into your mind.
- Join a group which encourages self-disclosure, like gestalt therapy or oral tradition Enneagram
- Notice how secrecy and intellectual superiority create separation and withdrawing and
withholding invite intrusion.
- Cultivate more here-and-now behavior, particularly allowing yourself luxuries.
- Notice how much you like to control your space/time/energy and manipulate others by
restricting what and when you will give. Start to allow the control to drop.
- Find ways to engage in conversation, to express yourself, and to reveal personal matters.
- Take action, realizing that you have ample energy and support to carry it off.