e have been taking a careful look at the Coronavirus pandemic (and our individual and collective responses to it) in recent weeks — a tour through the four quadrants of anti-fragility with Ken Wilber, the multiple stages of meaning-making with Beena Sharma and Susanne Cook-Greuter, the call to compassionate leadership with Diane Musho Hamilton, the various psychological impacts and traumas with Dr. Keith, and many others. This week we wanted to take what seems like the next logical step: exploring our responses to COVID-19 through the lens of the Enneagram.
Which is why I really wanted to invite my dear friend Leslie Hershberger to do a special show with me, so we can explore the rich territory of the Integral Enneagram and the many ways it can help us make better sense of all that is happening around us. How are different types dealing with these new life conditions that are being imposed upon us all? What are the different coping strategies and pain points and opportunities for transformation? How can the Integral Enneagram help us bring more care, compassion, and connection to our own integral family? Watch this very special episode to find out.
Written by Corey deVos
Music by Stuart Davis (remixed by Corey deVos)
An extraordinary presentation to help you discover more clarity and wellbeing, with practices for each personality type delivered via a deepening understanding of your inner observer.
What is preventing you from fully experiencing your own timeless divine nature, right now in this very moment? Watch as Helen Palmer presents the Enneagram as a means to recognize and rehabilitate the conditioning of the everyday ego — reducing the opacity of our everyday habituated minds, transcending the illusion of separation, and allowing the self-liberating light of God to shine through more clearly.
World-renowned Enneagram teacher Helen Palmer explores some of the primary patterns that our projections take, each pattern corresponding to our own Enneagram type. She also describes some simple techniques to help us identify and integrate our own psychological projections, helping us to fully own our unconscious shadows and reclaim the very best parts of ourselves.
Dr. Keith Witt and Corey deVos
Helen offers a stunning presentation about the narrative tradition of the Enneagram, taking us on a guided journey into the nine fundamental patterns of being.
About Leslie Hershberger
Leslie Hershberger is a natural teacher, facilitator and writer who integrates the Enneagram in the Narrative Tradition, three centered contemplative practice and Integral theory to help people and groups understand themselves, others and the world through a deeper, more expansive lens.
About Corey deVos
Corey W. deVos is Editor-in-Chief of Integral Life, as well as Managing Editor of KenWilber.com. He has worked for Integral Institute/Integal Life since Spring of 2003, and has been a student of integral theory and practice since 1996. Corey is also a professional woodworker, and many of his artworks can be found in his VisionLogix art gallery.