Are you ever frustrated by the way you respond to life's events, or other people? Do you see the same patterns in relationships or behaviour emerge time and again in your life? Understanding your basic personality type can help you to anticipate your weaknesses, build on your strengths and break destructive patterns. In this handy guide, each of the nine personality types delineated in the ancient Enneagram is looked at in depth. Special features intersperse the analysis: Who am I? The Enneagram: magic or mystery? First find your type, The nine types explained, Why use the Enneagram? You and your family, Finding romance, The spiritual in your life, Living with your type, Moving on, How to handle change, Philosophy, religions, beliefs, It's your life, Books to follow up on. Whether you're a perfectionist, a helper or an observer - this book is for you!