The 9 Body Types

The 9 Body Types

  1. The Mediator
    What are others’ positions and external claims?
    I believe ‘I am peaceful and accommodating’ so i can avoid feeling discomfort, conflict and being dismissed.
  2. The Perfectionist
    What is right/wrong and correct/incorrect?
    I believe “I am correct and good” so i can avoid feeling bad or wrong.
  3. The Protector
    Where is the power in this situation?
    I believe “I am strong, fair and just” so i can avoid feeling vulnerable, weak and powerless.
  4. The EpicureĀ 
    What are the stimulating possibilities and multiple options?
    I believe “I am okay” so i can avoid feeling pain and limitations
  5. The Giver
    What are the needs of significant people?
    I believe “I am helpful and giving” so i can avoid feeling unappreciated and rejected.
  6. The Loyal Skeptic
    What can go wrong? whom can i trust? What are the unspoken messages?
    I believe “I am loyal” so i can avoid feeling vulnerable and helpless.
  7. The Performer
    What tasks need to be done so i can achieve my goals?
    “I believe i am successful” so i can avoid feeling incompetent and losing face.
  8. The observer
    Will there be demands on my time, energy and resources?
    I believe “I am knowledgeable and calm” so i can avoid feeling inadequate and depleted.
  9. Individualist
    What is missing in me and this relationship? Will i be be seen and understood
    I believe “I am unique and special” so i can avoid feeling deficient and dispensable

The 9 Body Types

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