VIA Character Strengths
My Top 10 Character Strengths
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Thinking of novel and productive ways to conceptualize and do things; includes artistic achievement but is not limited to it.
Being able to provide wise counsel to others; having ways of looking at the world that make sense to oneself/others.
3: Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence
Noticing and appreciating beauty, excellence, and/or skilled performance in various domains of life, from nature to art to mathematics to science to everyday experience.
Not shrinking from threat, challenge, difficulty, or pain; speaking up for what’s right even if there’s opposition; acting on convictions even if unpopular; includes physical bravery but is not limited to it.
Encouraging a group of which one is a member to get things done and at the same time maintain good relations within the group; organizing group activities and seeing that they happen.
Working well as a member of a group or team; being loyal to the group; doing one's share.
Being careful about one's choices; not taking undue risks; not saying or doing things that might later be regretted.
8: Love of learning
Mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge, whether on one's own or formally; related to the strength of curiosity but goes beyond it to describe the tendency to add systematically to what one knows.
Doing favors and good deeds for others; helping them; taking care of them
Speaking the truth but more broadly presenting oneself in a genuine way and acting in a sincere way; being without pretense; taking responsibility for one's feelings and actions.