Take the VIA-Inventory of Signature Strengths to find out what your top 5 character strengths are. This (free) Survey has been taken by hundreds of thousands of people and some research findings from it are highlighted below. It measures 24 character strengths (also listed below). In Positive Therapy, we leverage what’s best about you – in order for you to live your most actualized life.
Creativity (originality, ingenuity): Thinking of novel and productive ways to conceptualize and do things.
Curiosity (interest, novelty-seeking, openness to experience): Taking an interest in ongoing experience s afor its own sake; exploring and discovering
Open-mindedness (judgment, critical thinking): Thinking things through and examining them from all sides; weighing all evidence fairly.
Love of learning: Mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge, whether on one’s own or formally.
Perspective (wisdom): Being able to provide wise counsel to others; having ways of looking at the world that make sense to oneself and to other people
Bravery (valor): Not shrinking from threat, challenge, difficulty, or pain; acting on convictions even if unpopular.
Persistence (perseverance, industriousness): Finishing what one starts; persisting in a course of action in spite of obstacles.
Integrity (authenticity, honesty): Presenting oneself in a genuine way; taking responsibility for one’s feeling and …