What It's Like To Be You

What It's Like To Be You

Hosted by: Josh Lavine

Intimate, high resolution interviews with people of each Enneagram type and practitioners of transformative inner work. Produced by The Enneagram School & hosted by Josh Lavine. Watch on YouTube @TheEnneagramSchool.

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Episodes

#34: Chanti, Enneagram 7 - Magically Enhancing My Environment, Having Fun, and Getting (Away With) What I Want [SX/SP 7w6 794]

"I think it's my purpose in life to leave an imprint on people or places I go. Maybe it's like little seeds that I plant or pixie dust I spread around and it blooms a little bit. I just love that." Full Title: Chanti,...
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#33: Russ Hudson, Type 5: Isolation, Hyperfocus, & Escaping to Emptiness

"When we live inside a pattern, we don't know that we're living inside a pattern, which is why it's hard for people to type themselves. We just think that's reality. It's like the Johari box, there's what we don't...
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#32: Bob, Enneagram 2 — Personal Touch, Saintly Inspiration, & Having a Special Place in Others' Life

“I simply drove to this person’s house right away when I was feeling this rejection and said, listen I’m sitting outside in the car if you want to come out and talk. You know, but I didn’t go to the door and knock. I...
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#31 The Work of Byron Katie with Todd Smith -- How to Question Stressful Thoughts Sincerely

"I've often heard people talk about The Work of Byron Katie as the "how"... there's the "what" of spiritual development... you know freedom, what it looks like... it's described so well in terms of Essence in the...
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#30: Gendlin's Focusing with Sandy Jahmi Burg -- How to Slow Down & Listen to Your Body

Sandy Jahmi Burg is a facilitator of Gendlin's Focusing -- the most powerful method of tapping into body intelligence that I've encountered. In this interview, we define it, demo it, and debrief. Enjoy. Sandy's...
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#29 Yamira, Type 5: High Stakes Art, Grief & Creativity, & Crossing the Bridge to an "Other"

Yamira [SO/SX 5w4 531] is an artist in New York. Watch this interview on YouTube so you can see Yamira's art as she talks about it. Yamira's links https://www.mossyscabs.com/ @mossyscabs @_brujaja The Enneagram School...
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#28: Kelly, Type 5 — Unnecessary Emotions, Rejection-Attachment Relationship Dynamics, Doing My Own Thing

Kelly Ayadi [SO/SX 5w6 512] is frequenter of online Enneagram forums and a somewhat more "relational" type 5 than might be typical, given her double-people instinctual stacking and 2 fix. In this conversation, we talk...
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#27 BONUS EP: Courtney Smith, Type 6 — Engagement in the Mental Center, Finding Truth in the Body, & Cultivating Inner Authority

I present to you the audio of the infamous Mascara Incident (which we don't talk about). This was recorded in December 2022, about 9 months before Courtney's official video interview. In this conversation, we explore...
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#26: Courtney Smith, Type 6 — Outsourcing Agency, the Call to Self-Responsibility, Playfulness

Courtney Smith [SO/SP 6w5 631] is a brilliant & original Enneagram thinker who has contributed hugely to our understanding of Object Relations. In this conversation, we explore her life as a 6 navigating her...
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#25: Siena, Type 8 — Immediacy in Movement Art, the Mystery of Fighting, & the Innocent Heart of the 8

Siena Hassett [SX/SO 8w7 827] is a Theatre Maker, Movement Artist, and someone who really embodies the virtue of the 8 -- Innocence: the joyful unselfconscious expression of one's life-force, and the willingness to be...
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#24: Alexandra, Enneagram 9 — Triple-Attachment Life, Choosing What's "Mine," & Discovering Friendship Intimacy

Alexandra Arroyo-Acevedo [SO/SP 9w1 963] is a brilliant Enneagram thinker with a very evocative and inspiring triple attachment life story. There’s no one I trust more to explain Attachment from the inside....
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#23: Kristen Oberly, Enneagram 9 – Dreamwork, Depersonalization, and Coming (Back to) Life via the Unconscious [SO/SP 9w1 963]

Kristen Oberly [SO/SP 9w1 963] is an exceptionally gifted dream analyst, artist, and guide for the unconscious realm. We explore her misdiagnosis with paranoid schizophrenia, her bouts with depersonalization, and the...
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