The Enneagram: Style Five–The Observer

The fifth Enneagram Style, the Observers, tend to center their lives on thinking. When healthy, they are highly intellectual, very active, and extraordinarily accomplished. As teachers or researchers, their talents are superb, and they’re considered the most intellectual of the nine Styles. They are excellent writers due to their keen observational skills, examining and understanding…

Tight Jean Syndrome

Tight jeans seem to have been in style forever, and who doesn’t love the feeling of being able to fit into their “skinny jeans”? The problem is, wearing tight jeans can cause health problems by compressing a sensory nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve that runs from the abdomen through the thigh. This can…

Psychological Hungers: Are You Getting Enough?

We all have six biological and psychological needs that must be fulfilled for us to be in balance, feel alive, feel love fully, feel happiness, and be productive. If these emotional needs are not fulfilled, we feel emotionally hungry. The Six Psychological Hungers are Contact, Recognition, Incident, Stimulus, Structure, and Sex/Passion (CRISSS). They are as…