User Tag List

12 Last

Results 1 to 10 of 16

  1. #1
    Unapologetic being Evolving Transparency's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    MBTI
    INTJ
    Enneagram
    1w9 sp/sx
    Socionics
    ESI Fi
    Posts
    3,182

    Default 7's! How did you decide on one career?!

    I think I'm really experiencing my 7 wing more and more each day.

    It's to the point that I can't tell if I'm 6 or 7 anymore.

    And I am trying to find purpose in life. I know, I know....I am the only one that can ultimately figure it out.

    But I don't know how anyone with 7 in their enneatype picks just one thing!?

    I know I need variety. lol But that's the only thing I know.

    Can you share your stories of how you figured out what you enjoy the most in life?

    Or even if you know a 7 that is happy with their job or career???
    "Once the game is over, the Pawn and the King go back into the same box"

    Freedom isn't free.
    "Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." ~ Orwell
    I'm that person that embodies pretty much everything that you hate. Might as well get used to it.
    Unapologetically bonding in an uninhibited, propelled manner
    10w12

  2. #2
    The Dark Lord The Wailing Specter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    MBTI
    ENFP
    Enneagram
    6w7 sp/so
    Socionics
    ENFP Ne
    Posts
    3,267

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Urarienev View Post
    I think I'm really experiencing my 7 wing more and more each day.

    It's to the point that I can't tell if I'm 6 or 7 anymore.

    And I am trying to find purpose in life. I know, I know....I am the only one that can ultimately figure it out.

    But I don't know how anyone with 7 in their enneatype picks just one thing!?

    I know I need variety. lol But that's the only thing I know.

    Can you share your stories of how you figured out what you enjoy the most in life?

    Or even if you know a 7 that is happy with their job or career???
    7 is fickle and hard to please for long. Anything involving travel should be good: Travel nurse, Travel doctor, Navy, Travel agent, Travel guide, Travel critic, Airplane Attendent...ect.

    That should help with 7 restlessness. Purpose comes from connecting random dots to form objective order.


    6 needs a high demand, secure career like medicine or engineering.
    Enneagram: 6w7 (phobic) > 2w1 > 9w1
    Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
    Holland Code: AIS
    Date of Birth: March 15, 1996
    Gender: Male
    Political Stance: Libertarian Liberal (Arizona School/Strong BHL)
    ATHEIST UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST HUMANIST
    and
    SCIENCE ENTHUSIAST


    I say this as a reminder to myself, but this goes for everyone:

    You can achieve anything you set your mind to, and you are limited only by how dedicated you are to succeed!

    -Magic Qwan

  3. #3
    Permabanned
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    576

    Default

    Never gonna happen. I will attempt to do it all and prioritize the things I want to do the most.

  4. #4
    Unapologetic being Evolving Transparency's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    MBTI
    INTJ
    Enneagram
    1w9 sp/sx
    Socionics
    ESI Fi
    Posts
    3,182

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Magic Qwan View Post
    7 is fickle and hard to please for long. Anything involving travel should be good: Travel nurse, Travel doctor, Navy, Travel agent, Travel guide, Travel critic, Airplane Attendent...ect.

    That should help with 7 restlessness. Purpose comes from connecting random dots to form objective order.


    6 needs a high demand, secure career like medicine or engineering.
    I would love to travel for a job

    But I'd also like a place that is stationary to call home.

    Quote Originally Posted by badger055 View Post
    Never gonna happen. I will attempt to do it all and prioritize the things I want to do the most.
    Great. -_-

    that gives me hope lmao
    "Once the game is over, the Pawn and the King go back into the same box"

    Freedom isn't free.
    "Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." ~ Orwell
    I'm that person that embodies pretty much everything that you hate. Might as well get used to it.
    Unapologetically bonding in an uninhibited, propelled manner
    10w12

  5. #5
    Artisan Conquerer Halla74's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    MBTI
    ESTP
    Enneagram
    7w8 sx/so
    Socionics
    SLE
    Posts
    6,927

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Urarienev View Post
    I think I'm really experiencing my 7 wing more and more each day.

    It's to the point that I can't tell if I'm 6 or 7 anymore.

    And I am trying to find purpose in life. I know, I know....I am the only one that can ultimately figure it out.

    But I don't know how anyone with 7 in their enneatype picks just one thing!?

    I know I need variety. lol But that's the only thing I know.

    Can you share your stories of how you figured out what you enjoy the most in life?

    Or even if you know a 7 that is happy with their job or career???
    I wrote ALOT about this topic in the blog of Sophia Deep - at the link below:

    http://www.typologycentral.com/forum...=1#post2220911



    -Halla74
    --------------------
    Type Stats:
    MBTI -> (E) 77.14% | (i) 22.86% ; (S) 60% | (n) 40% ; (T) 72.22% | (f) 27.78% ; (P) 51.43% | (j) 48.57%
    BIG 5 -> Extroversion 77% ; Accommodation 60% ; Orderliness 62% ; Emotional Stability 64% ; Open Mindedness 74%

    Quotes:
    "If somebody asks your MBTI type on a first date, run". -Donna Cecilia
    "Enneagram is psychological underpinnings. Cognitive Functions are mental reasoning and perceptional processes. -Sanjuro

  6. #6
    Unapologetic being Evolving Transparency's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    MBTI
    INTJ
    Enneagram
    1w9 sp/sx
    Socionics
    ESI Fi
    Posts
    3,182

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Halla74 View Post
    I wrote ALOT about this topic in the blog of Sophia Deep - at the link below:

    http://www.typologycentral.com/forum...=1#post2220911



    -Halla74
    Actually I relate to your experience A LOT. That's sort of what I'm doing at my job right now.

    Maybe im just having a moment of some sort.

    i guess i might be getting impatient w/ the process...

    i know everythings going to work out....

    I think im just used to having everything planned out....

    *******

    Thanks for your response.....

    I think it has reminded me that I don't have to have everything worked out right now. Hmm.
    "Once the game is over, the Pawn and the King go back into the same box"

    Freedom isn't free.
    "Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." ~ Orwell
    I'm that person that embodies pretty much everything that you hate. Might as well get used to it.
    Unapologetically bonding in an uninhibited, propelled manner
    10w12

  7. #7
    Entertaining Cracker five sounds's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    MBTI
    ENFP
    Enneagram
    729 sx/sp
    Socionics
    IEE Ne
    Posts
    5,634

    Default

    i felt alright committing to speech therapy because i knew there were a lot of different ways i could do it. there are a lot of different work environments for the job, and plenty of part time/contingent opportunities as well. helped me feel like i wasn't sticking myself into one thing forever.

    now that i'm hating my current work environment, the idea of part time in a different setting is *really* comforting to have as an option. online therapy and traveling therapy are options too, which i think is kinda cool.

    so basically, i really sought flexibility too. i knew i needed it. and it's good to know that about yourself. i wouldn't say i'm happy in my job, but it is nice to know that i have a degree that enables me to find work basically anywhere i go. even if i decide not to work in my field for a while, i know i can come back to it if i want or need to. i think that kind of variety (the flexibility to change my life around and have something that can change with me) is the most important thing for me.
    You hem me in -- behind and before;
    you have laid your hand upon me.
    Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
    too lofty for me to attain.

  8. #8
    Unapologetic being Evolving Transparency's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    MBTI
    INTJ
    Enneagram
    1w9 sp/sx
    Socionics
    ESI Fi
    Posts
    3,182

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by five sounds View Post
    i felt alright committing to speech therapy because i knew there were a lot of different ways i could do it. there are a lot of different work environments for the job, and plenty of part time/contingent opportunities as well. helped me feel like i wasn't sticking myself into one thing forever.

    now that i'm hating my current work environment, the idea of part time in a different setting is *really* comforting to have as an option. online therapy and traveling therapy are options too, which i think is kinda cool.

    so basically, i really sought flexibility too. i knew i needed it. and it's good to know that about yourself. i wouldn't say i'm happy in my job, but it is nice to know that i have a degree that enables me to find work basically anywhere i go. even if i decide not to work in my field for a while, i know i can come back to it if i want or need to. i think that kind of variety (the flexibility to change my life around and have something that can change with me) is the most important thing for me.
    Oh that's sounds lovely. (being able to have an escape if needed, by having different ways that you can use your degree.)

    May I ask why you don't like your present work environment?
    "Once the game is over, the Pawn and the King go back into the same box"

    Freedom isn't free.
    "Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." ~ Orwell
    I'm that person that embodies pretty much everything that you hate. Might as well get used to it.
    Unapologetically bonding in an uninhibited, propelled manner
    10w12

  9. #9
    Entertaining Cracker five sounds's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    MBTI
    ENFP
    Enneagram
    729 sx/sp
    Socionics
    IEE Ne
    Posts
    5,634

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Urarienev View Post
    Oh that's sounds lovely. (being able to have an escape if needed, by having different ways that you can use your degree.)

    May I ask why you don't like your present work environment?
    really heavy administrative document and strict rule-following procedures/deadlines load. it's the majority of my job, and i'm too much of a perceiver for that.
    You hem me in -- behind and before;
    you have laid your hand upon me.
    Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
    too lofty for me to attain.

  10. #10
    Senior Member Sanjuro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    MBTI
    Ne
    Enneagram
    468 sx/so
    Socionics
    :-( None
    Posts
    822

    Default

    I'm heavily influenced by 7. I experience this problem. I will share my story.

    First, I have the same trouble with deciding what the crap I wanna do with my life. It's been this way since I was a kid--I always envied the kids who wanted to be "a doctor" or "an artist". How am I supposed to choose a career when literally everything seems interesting, but nothing totally captures my passion?

    For a long time, I was terrified of becoming an adult because then I'd have to make these decisions and permanently lock myself into this or that crap job in corporate America and start worrying about IRAs and mortages and whatnot.

    My current solution is to be a TESOL teacher--that means I travel from country to country teaching my native language. If you don't mind living out of a suitcase, this is fairly ideal--you can stay as long as you want if something captures your interest, or leave if you get tired of it. It leaves me time for other activities, like traveling, writing, and online forums. You can't really get anywhere in life, but you have the freedom to switch careers, too, and have a diversity of experience to offer after several years of this.

    I think the key for 7s is that it's OK experiment around. You shouldn't force yourself into any one thing, or you'll start getting fears of missing out or wondering if you should have done X instead. The idea is to let a natural progression happen--go deeply into your interests and let your life unfold its own fascinating story. You don't have to stick with just one thing.

Similar Threads

  1. How do I decide on one career as an ambitious person?
    By unwittywisdombreath in forum Academics and Careers
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-03-2015, 02:25 PM
  2. How do you decide on an enneagram type?
    By Silveresque in forum Enneagram
    Replies: 72
    Last Post: 12-01-2011, 02:29 PM
  3. Replies: 19
    Last Post: 09-03-2010, 10:43 AM
  4. [Fe] How did you decide your favorite color(s)?
    By Tabula in forum The NF Idyllic (ENFP, INFP, ENFJ, INFJ)
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 06-22-2010, 06:52 AM
  5. How did you decide upon your type?
    By disregard in forum Myers-Briggs and Jungian Cognitive Functions
    Replies: 69
    Last Post: 05-11-2010, 04:31 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO