Develop Your Strengths
Develop Your Strengths

Once you discover your character strengths with the VIA Survey, applying your strengths is the next step. Learn how a personalized VIA Report can help you maximize your strengths in all areas of your life.

Develop Your Strengths
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Wisdom
Courage
Humanity
Justice
Temperance
Transcendence
via character strengths positive personality traits appreciation of beauty and excellence
Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence
Transcendence
"I recognize, emotionally experience, and appreciate the beauty around me and the skill of others."
via character strengths positive personality traits bravery
Bravery
Courage
"I act on my convictions, and I face threats, challenges, difficulties, and pains, despite my doubts and fears."
 via character strengths positive personality traits creativity
Creativity
Wisdom
"I am creative, conceptualizing something useful, coming up with ideas that result in something worthwhile."
  via character strengths positive personality traits curiosity
Curiosity
Wisdom
“I seek out situations where I gain new experiences without getting in my own or other people’s way.”
 via character strengths positive personality traits fairness
Fairness
Justice
“I treat everyone equally and fairly, and give everyone the same chance applying the same rules to everyone.”
  via character strengths positive personality traits forgiveness
Forgiveness
Temperance
“I forgive others when they upset me and/or when they behave badly towards me, and I use that information in my future relations with them.”
   via character strengths positive personality traits gratitude
Gratitude
Transcendence
“I am grateful for many things and I express that thankfulness to others.”
    via character strengths positive personality traits honesty
Honesty
Courage
“I am honest to myself and to others, I try to present myself and my reactions accurately to each person, and I take responsibility for my actions.”
     via character strengths positive personality traits hope
Hope
Transcendence
“I am realistic and also full of optimism about the future, believing in my actions and feeling confident things will turn out well.”
 via character strengths positive personality traits humility
Humility
Temperance
"I see my strengths and talents but I am humble, not seeking to be the center of attention or to receive recognition."
 via character strengths positive personality traits humor
Humor
Transcendence
"I approach life playfully, making others laugh, and finding humor in difficult and stressful times."
 via character strengths positive personality traits judgment
Judgment
Wisdom
"I weigh all aspects objectively in making decisions, including arguments that are in conflict with my convictions."
via character strengths positive personality traits kindness
Kindness
Humanity
"I am helpful and empathic and regularly do nice favors for others without expecting anything in return."
 via character strengths positive personality traits leadership
Leadership
Justice
"I take charge and guide groups to meaningful goals, and ensure good relations among group members."
 via character strengths positive personality traits love
Love
Humanity
"I experience close, loving relationships that are characterized by giving and receiving love, warmth, and caring."
 via character strengths positive personality traits love of learning
Love of Learning
Wisdom
"I am motivated to acquire new levels of knowledge, or deepen my existing knowledge or skills in a significant way."
  via character strengths positive personality traits perseverance
Perseverance
Courage
"I persist toward my goals despite obstacles, discouragements, or disappointments."
via character strengths positive personality traits perspective
Perspective
Wisdom
"I give advice to others by considering different (and relevant) perspectives and using my own experiences and knowledge to clarify the big picture."
 via character strengths positive personality traits prudence
Prudence
Temperance
"I act carefully and cautiously, looking to avoid unnecessary risks and planning with the future in mind.”
via character strengths positive personality traits self regulation
Self-Regulation
Temperance
"I manage my feelings and actions and am disciplined and self-controlled."
 via character strengths positive personality traits social intelligence
Social Intelligence
Humanity
"I am aware of and understand my feelings and thoughts, as well as the feelings of those around me."
 via character strengths positive personality traits spirituality
Spirituality
Transcendence
"I feel spiritual and believe in a sense of purpose or meaning in my life; and I see my place in the grand scheme of the universe and find meaning in everyday life."
 via character strengths positive personality traits teamwork
Teamwork
Justice
"I am a helpful and contributing group and team member, and feel responsible for helping the team reach its goals."
  via character strengths positive personality traits zest
Zest
Courage
"I feel vital and full of energy, I approach life feeling activated and enthusiastic."
Truly
One of
a kind
The number of potential character strengths profiles is exponentially greater than the number of people living on our planet.

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