Tapping for Enneagram Type Six

Enneagram Type Six

Even though I have all these issues below, I now understand that it is part of who I am, I deeply and completely love and accept myself, I forgive myself and I forgive anyone else who contributed to these issues. Sometimes it’s hard to be me, I have issues like

  • the constant push and pull involved in trying to make up my mind, but that’s ok
  • procrastinating because of fear of failure; having little confidence in myself, but that’s ok
  • fearing being abandoned or taken advantage of, but that’s ok
  • exhausting myself by worrying and scanning for danger, but that’s ok
  • wishing I had a rule book at work so I could do everything right, but that’s ok
  • being too critical of myself when I haven’t lived up to my expectations, but that’s ok
  • Now that I understand more, that I am more than the sum of my emotions, thoughts and actions, I can also choose to transcend and release those energies which are not in my best interest to retain.

I now choose to release…

  • my fear of being abandoned and alone.
  • my self-defeating, self-punishing tendencies.
  • all feelings of dread about the future.
  • feeling persecuted, trapped, and desperate.
  • overreacting and exaggerating my problems.
  • taking out my fears and anxieties on others.
  • being suspicious of others and thinking the worst of them.
  • feeling inferior and incapable of functioning on my own.
  • feeling cowardly and unsure of myself.
  • acting “tough” to disguise my insecurities.
  • my fear and dislike of those who are different from me.
  • blaming others for my own problems and mistakes.
  • being evasive and defensive with those who need me.
  • my tendency to be negative and complaining.
  • my fear of taking responsibility for my mistakes.
  • looking to others to make me feel secure.

I choose to acknowledge and appreciate myself for my strong points, like

  • being committed and faithful to family and friends
  • being responsible and hardworking
  • being compassionate toward others
  • having intellect and wit
  • being a nonconformist
  • confronting danger bravely
  • being direct and assertive

I now choose to affirm…

  • that I am independent and capable.
  • that I can keep my own identity in groups and in relationships.
  • that I have faith in myself, my talents, and my future.
  • that I meet difficulties with calmness and confidence.
  • that I am secure and able to make the best of whatever comes my way.
  • the kinship I have with every human being.
  • that I am understanding and generous to all who need me.
  • that I act courageously in all circumstances.
  • that I find true authority within me.

Adapted from:
Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele, The Enneagram Made Easy
Don Richard Riso, Enneagram Transformations

Tapping for Enneagram Type Five

Enneagram Type Five

Even though I have all these issues below, I now understand that it is part of who I am, I deeply and completely love and accept myself, I forgive myself and I forgive anyone else who contributed to this situation. Sometimes it’s hard to be me, I acknowledge that I have some challenges like:

  • being slow to put my knowledge and insights out in the world, but that’s ok
  • feeling bad when I act defensive or like a know-it-all, but that’s ok
  • being pressured to be with people when I don’t want to be, but that’s ok
  • watching others with better social skills, but less intelligence or technical skill, do better professionally, but that’s ok

Now that I understand more, I can also choose to transcend and release those energies which are not in my best interest to retain. I now choose to release……

  • all fearfulness of the world around me.
  • all feelings of powerlessness and hopelessness.
  • my fear of being violated or overwhelmed by others.
  • my dark and destructive fantasies.
  • isolating myself by rejecting others.
  • believing that no one can be depended on.
  • desiring to antagonize others and ruin their peace of mind.
  • being cynical and contemptuous of the normalcy of others.
  • fearing that others will exploit me.
  • feeling that I am a misfit in life.
  • being secretive and hiding from people.
  • postponing my emotional needs.
  • neglecting my physical health and appearance.
  • the agitation and restlessness of my mind.
  • feeling that I always need to know more before I do anything.
  • avoiding my life by escaping into my mind.

I now choose to appreciate myself for…

  • standing back and viewing life objectively
  • coming to a thorough understanding; perceiving causes and effects
  • my sense of integrity: doing what I think is right and not being influenced by social pressure
  • not being caught up in material possessions and status
  • being calm in a crisis

I now choose to affirm…

  • that I am secure and grounded in the reality of my own life.
  • the strength and wonder of my body.
  • the value of my inventiveness and sense of humor.
  • that I accept uncertainty and abiguity.
  • that my life and struggles are meaningful and rewarding.
  • that I have faith in the future and in human beings.
  • that I reach out to others confidently as an equal.
  • that I find serenity in being compassionate toward others.
  • that I support others from the fullness of my heart.

Adapted from:
Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele, The Enneagram Made Easy
Don Richard Riso, Enneagram Transformations

Tapping for Enneagram Type Four

Enneagram Type Four

Even though I have all these issues below, I now understand that it is part of who I am, I deeply and completely love and accept myself, I forgive myself and I forgive anyone else who contributed to these issues. Sometimes it’s hard to be me. Sometimes I have difficulties like

  • experiencing dark moods of emptiness and despair, but that’s ok
  • feelings of self-hatred and shame; believing I don’t deserve to be loved, but that’s ok
  • feeling guilty when I disappoint people, but that’s ok
  • feeling hurt or attacked when someone misundertands me, but that’s ok
  • expecting too much from myself and life, but that’s ok
  • fearing being abandoned, but that’s ok
  • obsessing over resentments, but that’s ok
  • longing for what I don’t have, but that’s ok

Now that I understand myself a little more, and know that I am more than my fluctuating moods and emotions, I can also choose to transcend and release those energies which are not in my best interest to retain. I now choose to release……

  • turning my anger and aggressions against myself.
  • all self-hatred and self-contempt.
  • all feelings of hopelessness and despair.
  • all self-sabotaging thoughts and actions.
  • feeling that I am inadequate and defective.
  • the fear that I am unimportant and undesirable.
  • feeling shameful and misunderstood by others.
  • being distraught, fatigued, and inhibited.
  • feeling that people always let me down.
  • all unrealistic expectations of myself and others.
  • all claims of needing to be treated differently.
  • all self-indulgence in my emotions and behavior.
  • all self-doubt and emotional vulnerability.
  • wanting to protect myself by withdrawing from others.
  • all wasteful fantasies and romantic longings.
  • dwelling on the past to prolong my feelings.

I now choose to appreciate myself for:

  • my ability to find meaning in life and to experience feeling at a deep level
  • my ability to establish warm connections with people
  • admiring what is noble, truthful, and beautiful in life
  • my creativity, intuition, and sense of humor
  • being unique and being seen as unique by others
  • having aesthetic sensibilities
  • being able to easily pick up the feelings of people around me

I now choose to affirm…

  • that I am not defined by my feelings.
  • that only the feelings I act on express who I am.
  • that I open myself up to people and the world.
  • that I use all of my experiences to grow.
  • the goodness of my life, my friends, and myself.
  • that I love myself and treat myself gently.
  • that I am free of the damage of my past.
  • that I am transforming my life into something higher.
  • that I am bringing something good and beautiful into the world.

Adapted from:
Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele, The Enneagram Made Easy
Don Richard Riso, Enneagram Transformations

Tapping for Enneagram Type Three

Even though I have all these issues below, I now understand that it is part of who I am, I deeply and completely love and accept myself, I forgive myself and I forgive anyone else who contributed to these issues. Sometimes I have challenges like

  • having to put up with inefficiency and incompetence, but that’s ok
  • the fear of not being — or of not being seen as — successful, but that’s ok
  • comparing myself to people who do things better, but that’s ok
  • struggling to hang on to my success, but that’s ok
  • putting on facades in order to impress people, but that’s ok
  • always being “on.” It’s exhausting, but that’s ok

Now that I understand more, I can also choose to transcend and release those energies which are not in my best interest to retain. I now choose to release……

  • being obsessed by my hostile feelings toward others.
  • believing that sabotaging others will make things better for me.
  • feeling jealous of others and their good fortune.
  • my fear of failing and being humiliated.
  • fearing that I am inadequate and will be rejected.
  • feeling that I must conceal my mistakes and limitations.
  • closing down my feelings in order to function.
  • betraying my own integrity to get the admiration of others.
  • attempting to misrepresent myself and my abilities.
  • the grandiose expectations I have of myself.
  • craving constant attention and affirmation.
  • using arrogance to compensate for my own insecurity.
  • desiring to impress others with my performance.
  • concealing myself behind masks.
  • comparing myself with others.
  • driving myself relentlessly to be the best.

I choose to acknowledge and appreciate myself for my strong points, like

  • being optimistic, friendly, and upbeat
  • providing well for my family
  • being able to recover quickly from setbacks and to charge ahead to the next challenge
  • staying informed, knowing what’s going on
  • being competent and able to get things to work efficiently
  • being able to motivate people

I now choose to affirm…

  • that I have value regardless of my achievements.
  • that I am centered and emotionally available.
  • that I am caring and have a good heart.
  • that I take in the love others give me.
  • that I am responsible to those who look up to me.
  • that I am happy to work for the good of others.
  • that I develop my true talents by accepting who I am.
  • that I delight in the accomplishments and successes of others.
  • that I can reveal my real self without being afraid.

Adapted from:
Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele, The Enneagram Made Easy
Don Richard Riso, Enneagram Transformations

Tapping for Enneagram Type Two

Enneagram Type Two

Sometimes it’s hard to be me. Even though I have all these issues below, I now understand that it is part of who I am, I deeply and completely love and accept myself, I forgive myself and I forgive anyone else who contributed to these issues. Sometimes I have issues like

  • not being able to say no, but that’s ok
  • having low self-esteem, but that’s ok
  • feeling drained from overdoing for others, but that’s ok
  • not doing things I really like to do for myself for fear of being selfish, but that’s ok
  • criticizing myself for not feeling as loving as I think I should, but that’s ok
  • being upset that others don’t tune in to me as much as I tume in to them, but that’s ok
  • working so hard to be tactful and considerate that I suppress my real feelings, but that’s ok
  • Now that I understand more, I can also CHOOSE to transcend and release those energies which are not in my best interest to retain.

I now CHOOSE to release…

  • all feelings of rage and resentment toward others.
  • all attempts to justify my aggressive feelings.
  • all attachment to feeling victimized and abused.
  • the fear that I am unwanted and unloved.
  • all attempts to force others to love me.
  • making others feel guilty for not responding sufficiently to my needs.
  • abusing food and medications to make up for my loneliness.
  • feeling that others owe me for the things I have chosen to do for them.
  • believing that no one willingly takes care of me.
  • expecting others to repay my help in the way I want.
  • all physical ailments, aches, and complaints.
  • calling attention to what I have done for others.
  • feeling possessive of loved ones.
  • doing things for others to make myself needed.
  • flattering others to make them feel good about me.
  • not wanting to acknowledge my negative feelings.

I CHOOSE to acknowledge and appreciate myself for my strong points, like

  • being able to relate easily to people and to make friends
  • knowing what people need and being able to make their lives better
  • being generous, caring, and warm
  • being sensitive to and perceptive about others’ feelings
  • being enthusiastic and fun-loving, and having a good sense of humor

I now CHOOSE to affirm…

  • that I own all of my feelings without fear.
  • that I am clear and conscious of my motives.
  • that I am lovable for who I am.
  • that my happiness does not depend on pleasing others.
  • that I can let go of loved ones – allowing them to be themselves, and me to be myself.
  • that I nurture my own growth and development.
  • that I love others without expecting anything in return.
  • the joy and warmth that fills my heart.
  • my gratitude for all that others have given me.

Adapted from:
Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele, The Enneagram Made Easy
Don Richard Riso, Enneagram Transformations