Strengths & Virtues

Everyone has a characteristic set of strengths and virtues, that is, things that they are naturally “good” or “strong” on. Research in Positive Psychology suggests that there are (at least) 24 strengths and virtues that are recognized in most cultures.

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15 Character Strength Examples, Interventions & Worksheets

One of the biggest topics in positive psychology is character strengths. If you have given any positive psychology resource even a cursory glance, you have [...]

9 Strength Finding Tests and Assessments You Can Do Today

If someone asked you to define your top strengths, how would you respond? Our strengths reflect inherent potentials that can help us achieve goals across [...]

The 5 Character Strengths of Wisdom in Positive Psychology

Our fascination with wisdom dates back for thousands of years. Many people throughout history have pondered what it means to be wise. How do you [...]


Zest in Positive Psychology: Satisfaction in Life and Work

Do you believe in living life to the fullest and making the most out of every day? If so, then you are a zestful person. [...]

Strength-based approach

What Is a Strength-Based Approach? (Incl. Examples & Tools)

When you consider the word “strength,” what comes to mind? Hold on to that for a moment. For me, “strength” makes me think of words [...]

Personality traits

Personality & Character Traits: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

We would all benefit from being more aware of our characteristics and personality traits. That’s because they are significant predictors of our behaviors and attitudes. [...]


11+ Honesty Worksheets & Tests for Adults (+ PDF)

“Honesty is the best policy.” – Benjamin Franklin Or is it? Benjamin Franklin seems to think so, but he also said this: “Remember not only [...]

Character strengths

The Classification of Character Strengths and Virtues

Character Strengths and Virtues is a groundbreaking handbook compiling the work of researchers to create a classification system for widely valued positive traits. This handbook also [...]

3 Positive Psychology Tools (PDF)