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 8 (8w7 8w9)
The Enneagram Type 8 is all about being assertive. The Enneagram Type Eight wants to enjoy the world and understand how to become the best they can be in order to provide for themselves and others. They could come across as a bit too domineering to some, but they will likely learn how to balance this trait. They prefer to be in control of their environment, and will work hard to make that a reality. Some people may be resistant to their ways, but the 8 usually has a way to manage themselves and get results. The 8 is driven to make an impact and be important in their world. If they Enneagram 8 does not feel in control, it is a very unpleasant experience for them. They can become a bit fearful and afraid of what happens to them when they aren’t the ones steering the ship, so to speak. When they develop their strengths and trust the world more, they can see themselves becoming much more caring and share their resources with others around them. They are driven to be independent and want to make their own way in the world. However, they need to be able to manage when this is not possible. They are sometimes scared of vulnerability, but over time, they will understand that being open and expressive of their emotions leads to a much more rich and fulfilling life.