Do you want to journey deeper into self-awareness, but feel like you need a guide? It can be confusing to hear people rattle off a bunch of numbers and letters trying to help you better understand yourself if you don’t have enough context.
Today, I talk with Anne Bogel about her latest book, Reading People, which gives an in-depth look at seven different personality frameworks. We also talk books (LOTS of books), the glory days of the 80’s hit-wonder, Color Me Beautiful, and our thoughts about book to movie adaptations.
Anne is a wife, mom to 4, bookworm and author. She writes online at Modern Mrs. Darcy and hosts the What Should I Read Next? Podcast. I can’t wait for you to meet her! Here’s the interview on the Dear Daughters Podcast Episode 52.
- Anne’s book, Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything
- The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self Discovery, by Ian Morgan Cron and Suzanne Stabile
- Anne’s newest book, I‘d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life
- The book that made the biggest impression on Anne in 5th grade ~ Where the Red Fern Grows
- Isn’t this just one of the most important books anyone reads? To Kill A Mockingbird
- All of L.M. Montgomery’s books… Emily of New Moon and The Blue Castle are two of our favorites.
- Sweet Valley High & The Babysitter’s Club
- Anne’s favorite work of nonfiction that she read in her 20’s ~ Dallas Willard’s, The Divine Conspiracy… and her favorite fiction from her 20’s, Jane Eyre.
- Anne is just bursting with creativity. I love the idea of her Book Journaling for Book Lovers class!
- Anyone remember being draped for Color Me Beautiful?
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THINGS TO THINK ABOUT
I like these personality frameworks because I think they say something true about people, but they don’t capture all of who we are. Our personality interacts with our character and our past experiences. ~ Anne Bogel
God can shift and change things not just through reading the Word, but through being outside and getting revelation, like it talks about in Romans. He’s always talking, He’s always communicating – through a book, through the Word, through nature, through conversations with other people, at dinner with your family. God is always trying to talk to us. ~ Susie Davis
We all have personalities, and we all have defining traits about it that we choose and shape and form, like our character, and some of us believe that we have callings, and all those things work together to make us who we are today. ~ Anne Bogel
Anne’s advice to her 20 year old self: Be gentle with yourself.
… grateful, grateful for Davis sharing their music for the DD Podcast. :)