Enneatype 1 - The Perfectionist
Everybody perceive reality through a system of lens:
- The instinct (conservation): visceral / physical
- The feeling (relationship): emotional
- The thought (adaptation): mental
Dimensions are important
The contact with the environment gives rise to the 3 adaptive reaction, which correspond to 3 of the basic emotions:
- Anger, which has its roots in the instinctive sphere
- Pain and Addiction, which has its roots in the emotional sphere
- Fear that has its roots in the mental sphere
Individuals in childhood, acting for their own welfare, they try to make up for the deficiencies of the environment.
The adaptive reaction, elicit responses in the individual and they structure the character.
The type 1 belongs to the types of istinctive dimension.
|Characteristics of istinctive dimension|
|- It has to do with the aggressiveness directed against themselves, toward others or suppressed.|
|- Rabies occurs or repress or deny.|
|- Anger is the knee-jerk reaction to the need to suppress themselves or others. If we feel this desire as too destructive, we deny it.|
|- Borders, tension, numbness.|
|- Oriented to the present.|
|- See life as a constant competition.|
|- "I should be powerful, so nothing can destroy me"|
|- Enterprising, which make the element of bodily sensations which are oriented in reality|
Directions: Extraversion, Introversion and Avoidance
Within each psychological dimension (ISTINCTIVE, EMOTIONAL, MENTAL), there is a special way to cope with the emotion of their area of origin, using the extroversion or introversion emotional response.
Jung argues that there is an ability, an attitude that characterizes the orientation of the psyche.
Introversion and extraversion, are both present in everyone, but one of the two trends is dominant.
Is the tendency to look inward, organize reality starting from the inner self. The introvert depicts the world with personal schemas.
is the orientation towards the external reality, because the input is coming from there.
is the opening to what is outside the self. Their thinking, feeling and acting are in relation to external factors.
Then there is a third intermediate mode, the avoidant. A way of being that tends to deny. In this way, the visceral, emotional or mental area is hidden, removed.
The type 1 belongs to the instinctual dimension in the direction of introverted.
|Characteristics of One|
|- She contains within itself the aggression, which manifests itself as anger withheld.|
|- Tendency to control the shape, everything has to be neat and clean on the outside, so she reinforces the cage within which encloses the rage.|
|- Has difficulty working in a group, she says, 'If you want something done, do it yourself!'|
|- Big determination.|
|- A little empathy, she shows self-confidence, courage, steadfastness, ability of accomplishment, a sense of justice.|
Type 1 in order to grow and develop her talents must develop the qualities of Light and Intelligence.
She must integrate her strategy of behavior, which leads her to do everything to feel perfect, through openness to others and through the development of wise will.
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