Enneagram Type Seven – The Enthusiast
Overview of Type 7:
Type 7s are known as the Enthusiasts or the Adventurers. They are fun-loving, spontaneous, and enthusiastic.
Type 7’s basic desire is to be stimulated, engaged and satisfied. Their biggest fear is missing out or being deprived of some type of excitement.
Type 7s are excited about and enthusiastic about most anything in their life. They are optimistic and prioritize new experiences and optimism. They have high levels of energy and creativity. However, their desire for excitement makes it difficult for them to commit and leads them to be impulsive. They also tend to ignore and avoid any negative, but necessary, situations and emotions.
If you are happy and optimistic most of the time, but tend to be restless and always seeking the “next best thing”, you might be a Type 7.
Levels of Development for Type 7:
Type 7s can vary greatly in their behavior, depending on their current level of development. You can also move between levels of development based on different circumstances in your life. Read more about development levels here: