What’s Your Spirit Animal Based on Your Enneagram Type?

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Amanda Monell

6 Min Quiz

It's late at night, and it's time to curl up with a book. What type of book are you reading?

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Would you say you are loyal?

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What Celtic spirit animal do you want to learn about?

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If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

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Let's say your boo wants to take you out on the town. Where would you want to go?

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Hang on to your hat! What would we find you doing at a carnival?

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Oh, shoot! You're stranded in a rainstorm. What do you use to protect yourself from it?

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Have your friends ever told you to relax?

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Which of these ailments have you had?

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If we were to go to the beach with you, what would we find you doing?

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When you see a sappy commercial on television, do you need Kleenex?

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Which of these morning drinks makes you perk up when you wake up?

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Are you competitive?

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Would you say you could assemble a cabinet from a furniture store?

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If you were visiting the zoo, which exhibit would you go to first?

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What Native American spirit animal do you want to learn about?

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Which of these jobs would you consider taking?

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Would you donate food to a local food pantry?

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If you were part of a play production crew, what role would you take?

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How often do you meditate?

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Your boss has just assigned your group to come up with a marketing campaign. In which of these roles would you say you fit in best?

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Let's go for a nature walk! What aspect of this hobby would you say is your favorite?

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You ran out the door and forgot something you can't live without. What is it that you forgot?

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Would you say that people are attracted to you?

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When you get angry, which of these natural disasters to you resemble the most?

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How long does it typically take you to get ready for a date?

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Which of these pets would you want to have in your home?

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Do you have a strong moral compass?

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It's time to get swole! What gym class would you end up taking?

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What animal in the Chinese zodiac do you want to learn about?

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About This Quiz

Many corporations and colleges will use a Myers-Briggs test to sort people into various personality types. With 16 different choices, you'd think that it would be pretty cut and dry, right? Have you ever taken that test and gotten a result that didn't feel like you? We have. It was then that we discovered Enneagram types. Instead of placing individuals into a shallow definition, an Enneagram test helps people find out where they fit best in society by using a system that combines several different ancient wisdom traditions, which gives an additional depth that other tests don't. It is with this depth that the spirit animal comes in.

Even though many Americans think that spirit animals are associated with Native American folklore, they are found around the world. This gives many more animals than just those located in North America. The Chinese spirit animals are represented in the Chinese zodiac, which includes dragons and snakes. The Celtic spirit animals throw a little whimsy into the mix with butterflies and unicorns. 

Do you ever wonder which of these creatures you can claim as yours based on your Enneagram type? Go ahead and set the mood by lighting a candle or two and find your inner animal guardian.

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