This Is How We Do: Personality Types



In this week's episode, we're talking about personality typing systems. From Enneagram and Myers Briggs to less official tools like Hogwarts houses and Cosmo quizzes, we have endless options for identifying who we really are and why we do the things we do. We chat about our own lightbulb moments in terms of self-understanding and how that knowledge impacts our relationships with our spouses, children, and friends. While we have plenty of fun and more than one laugh in this conversation, we also explore the way understanding that we're all wired differently has led to a greater sense of compassion for ourselves and others.

Show Notes

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Mentioned in this episode:

DiSC assessment (test here) // Myers-Briggs (test here) // Enneagram (test here) // Love Languages

Books: The Enneagram Made Easy //  The Road Back to You // The Path Between Us

Podcasts: The Enneagram Journey // Personality Hacker

Instagram Memes: Enneagram + Coffee // Rude Ass Enneagram

Essay: The Things Moms Carry

Related previous episodes:

This Is How We Do: Marital Communication

Related essays:

Let Us Be Women Who Rest When We’re Tired
Friday Stream of Consciousness

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings, content managed by Jennifer Batchelor.


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