The ESFP Personality is all about fun loving entertainment. The ESFP loves to be the center of attention and create environments that allow everyone to have fun. They are their best when they are getting everyone out of their shell and just enjoying living in the moment. The ESFP is hands on and sees the world through their five senses. What they observe is what they see. They can sometimes be a bit critical when they are in a bad mood or want things around them to change. However, they can just as easily be swept away in the next moment by something more exciting or inviting. The ESFP tends to be very expressive and will have no problem making fun of themselves. The ESFP wants life to be a party, and will always find ways to bring a bit more energy to any place they go. Some may see the ESFP as a bit flighty or unreliable, however, they have a certain charm and grace that allows others to forgive the ESFP for being a bit flighty and forgetful. The ESFP can become stressed when they are not receiving feedback. They may start to envision the worst case scenario and become paranoid of others intentions. If the ESFP can learn to accept this mood for what it is, which is usually over-reacting, then they can get back to living life in the moment. The ESFP has a great eye for fashion and aesthetics, and will usually bring a strong and stylish energy to their home and work spaces.
Enneagram Type 2 (2w1 2w3)
The Enneagram Type 2 is all about being a helper. The Enneagram Type Two wants to be needed and is great at fulfilling a role that makes them of service to the people around them. They can be driven to help others in order to be close to people. They may struggle a bit with possessiveness, but ideally they are seen as having unconditional love for others. The 2 is good at being an ideal parent. They are able to understand, listen, and encourage others to reach their full potential. They are compassionate and look for ways to help others grow. They do need to watch out for becoming too prideful and too involved in the lives of others. Autonomy is key. They need to learn how to give without expectations, and have healthy boundaries with the ones they are trying to help. The 2 has a drive where they feel they need to put others first and ahead of themselves. However, this can cause resentment and bitterness. When they are at their best, they are supportive and emotionally understanding of others, and can be just the nurturing voice that someone may need in their life. Being fully present during their acts of service can be highly rewarding for the Enneagram 2.