The Best and Worse Careers for Natural Mediator

Are you a natural mediator? Do you find that you often help to settle conflicts? If you've taken personality tests, like Myers-Briggs or Enneagram, it won't be a big surprise to you when your results come in as a Type 9 or Mediator.  

First things first, Enneagram tests are similar to the classic Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test. Essentially, an Enneagram helps you find the specific traits that make up your personality type. 

What is the Enneagram type 9 personality?

Type 9, the Mediator, is “the easy, self-effacing type” that is “receptive, reassuring, agreeable and complacent,” according to the Enneagram Institute.  

What are the characteristics of a type 9?

1. Agreeable Type 9 personalities are considered more agreeable than other personality types, and that's because they never want to disturb things as they are. Instead, they'd rather keep the peace.

2. Peaceful

Because Type 9 personality types are always trying to keep the peace, they're indeed peaceful people. 

3. Spiritual

Type 9 personalities tend to be more spiritual than others. That said, 9 types are also considered “the center of the Instinctive Center,” they're arguably is the most grounded in both the physical world and in their own bodies. 

“To compensate for being out of touch with their instinctual energies, 9 types also retreat into their minds and their emotional fantasies.” 

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