Monsters and Messengers

  Monsters and Messengers   Throughout history, dragons have been a universal symbol of what connects the earth and sky—symbolically the unconscious and conscious mind. In mythology and folklore, dragons have come to epitomize the power of hidden knowledge and instinctual strength and are depicted as protectors of priceless treasure. Many of the stories that......

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A Statement from Chris Heuertz Addressing Past Failures

  It has come to my attention that a group from my former non-profit has been circulating a letter with their concerns about my failures and the hurt I caused. The pain I inflicted while leading that organization hasn’t lessened over the last 8 years, and time has driven that pain deeper for some. I......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Interview with Russ Hudson

  This is the last episode of Season 1 of Enneagram Mapmakers where Chris Heuertz interviews Russ Hudson, the co-founder of the Enneagram Institute and co-author of The Wisdom of the Enneagram. Russ addresses the divide between the Enneagram of Personality and the Gurdjieffian studies of the Enneagram, his friendship and working relationship with the late......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Interview with Jack Labanauskas

In this episode Jack Labanauskas reflects on the evolution of the Enneagram’s modern expression through his thorough engagement with anyone who’s made a significant contribution to the system over the past 30 years. Jack offers an intimate snapshot of the very private life and mind of the late Óscar Ichazo—especially his attitude towards using the Enneagram to......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Interview with Michael Goldberg

  In this episode Michael Goldberg talks about mythology and the Enneagram. He reflects on learning the Enneagram from his old neighbors, Óscar Ichazo’s Arican Institute. Michael also asserts the wings are more important than our Enneagram base point, or our dominant the, explaining this through thoughts on how movement is essential in working our Enneagram type. Michael is......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Interview with Helen Palmer

Helen Palmer is among the most influential Enneagram teachers and authors in the modern era of this tradition. Her first book The Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and the Others In Your Life, set the standard for type descriptions and has become an international bestseller. In this episode Helen guides us in an inner witness awareness practice. Not......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Interview with Jerry Wagner

If you are looking for credible academic research studies on the Enneagram, then you’ll love Chris’s conversation with Dr. Jerry Wagner on this week’s episode of Enneagram Mapmakers. Jerry’s wisdom reminds us that we typically view the world through lenses but usually don’t examine the lenses themselves. He’s candid and vulnerable, while provocative in untangling some of the Enneagram’s convoluted......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Bonus Episode: Caring for Our Inner Child

In this bonus episode of Enneagram Mapmakers Chris Heuertz reflects on ways to care for our own vulnerabilities, our own inner child during this time of uncertainty. Chris offers nine Enneagram type-specific guided Loving Kindness Mediations to help each of us find our center by welling up gentle compassion and radical self-acceptance for the parts of ourselves......

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Enneagram Mapmakers Interview with Sandra Maitri

In this episode of Enneagram Mapmakers, Chris Heuertz interviews the author of The Spiritual Dimension of the Enneagram and The Enneagram of Passions and Virtues, Sandra Maitri. During their conversation, Sandra reflects back on the role she played as a university student in helping develop Enneagram Types with Claudio Naranjo with his first SAT groups.......

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