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What's your number? Exploring the Enneagram personality test

The Enneagram personality test focuses on your core motivation as a person and how that impacts your self-growth and interactions with others.

Shannon Smith

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Published: 10:06 AM EDT November 5, 2021
Updated: 11:33 AM EST November 15, 2021

You've probably seen the nice drawings and memes on Instagram joking about what coffee shop or Christmas ornament you are based on something called an Enneagram type.

But what the heck does that mean? How can being a type 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 determine anything about you?

The Enneagram personality test is growing in popularity as more people are using it in therapy and counseling, business training and the aforementioned successful meme and graphic design accounts on social media.

As we dive into explaining what it is, take the Enneagram test here.

You can also take a different test here or here.

Taking multiple tests can help you accurately figure out your type.