Tapping for Enneagram Type Seven

Enneagram Type Seven

Sometimes it’s hard to be me, but I deeply and completely love and accept myself, I forgive myself, and anybody else, for contributing to this situation. I have issues like:

  • not having enough time to do all the things I want, but that’s ok
  • not completing things I start, but that’s ok
  • not being able to profit from the benefits that come from specializing; not making a commitment to a career, but that’s ok
  • having a tendency to be ungrounded; getting lost in plans or fantasies, but that’s ok
  • feeling confined when I’m in a one-to-one relationship, but that’s ok

But hey! Life is mostly good. I choose to appreciate myself for:

  • being optimistic and not letting life’s troubles get me down
  • being spontaneous and free-spirited
  • being outspoken and outrageous. It’s part of the fun.
  • being generous and trying to make the world a better place
  • having the guts to take risks and to try exciting adventures
  • having such varied interests and abilities

I now CHOOSE to release…

  • all reckless and destructive impulses.
  • feeling that I will be overwhelmed by anxiety.
  • all compulsions and addictions.
  • burning myself out by trying to satisfy all of my desires.
  • running away from the consequences of my actions.
  • insulting or abusing others to vent my frustrations.
  • allowing my insecurities to drive me into dangerous situations and behavior.
  • sacrificing my health and happiness for instant gratification.
  • being demanding and impatient with others.
  • fearing that there will not be enough for me.
  • always feeling that I need more.
  • wanting every moment to be exciting and dramatic.
  • escaping from myself through distractions and constant activity.
  • letting my lack of self-discipline ruin my opportunities.
  • overextending myself with more than I can do well.
  • believing that external things will make me happy.

I now CHOOSE to affirm…

  • that I am happiest when I am calm and centered.
  • that I can say no to myself without feeling deprived.
  • that there will be enough for me of whatever I need.
  • that I am resilient in the face of setbacks.
  • that I find satisfaction in ordinary things.
  • that I stay with projects until I complete them.
  • that I care deeply about people and am committed to their happiness.
  • that there is a spiritual dimension to my life.
  • that I am profoundly grateful to be alive.

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

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