Taking responsibility for one s feeling and actions. 9. Being loyal to the group. 69. Interpersonal strengths that involve tending and befriending others65. Strengths that forge connections to the larger universe and provide meaning75. Persisting in a course of action in spite of obstacles. 8. Being able to provide wise counsel to others
Self-regulation [self-control]: Taking time to express thanks. 77. Not being vengeful. 67. Mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge, whether on one s own or formally. 5. Fairness: Not saying or doing things that might later be regretted. 69. Civic strengths that underlie healthy community life68. Social intelligence [emotional intelligence, personal intelligence]: Love of learning: Bravery [valor]: Letting one s accomplishments speak for themselves Cognitive strengths that entail the acquisition and use of knowledge6. Not regarding oneself as more special than one is. 68. Encouraging a group of which one is a member to get things done and at the same maintain time good relations within the group.
Strengths of Temperance: Appreciation of beauty and excellence [awe, wonder, elevation]: Writing strengths and weaknesses in resume. Emotional strengths that involve the exercise of will to accomplish goals in the face of opposition, external and internal6. Kindness [generosity, nurturance, care, compassion, altruistic love, niceness ]: Spirituality [religiousness, faith, purpose]: Gratitude: Vitality [zest, enthusiasm, vigor, energy]: Presenting oneself in a genuine way Approaching life with excitement and energy Forgiveness and mercy: Bringing smiles to other people Working well as a member of a group or team Strengths that protect against excess66. Perspective [wisdom]: Humility / Modesty: Having ways of looking at the world that make sense to oneself and to other people. Strengths of Courage: Exploring and discovering. 8. Liking to laugh and tease Finishing what one starts
Giving people a second chance Strengths of Wisdom and Knowledge: Persistence [perseverance, industriousness]: Acting on convictions even if unpopular. 7. Prudence: Open-mindedness [judgment, critical thinking]: Seeing the light side. 79. Thinking of novel and productive ways to conceptualize and do things. 7. Controlling one s appetites and emotions. Strengths of Transcendence: Hope [optimism, future-mindedness, future orientation]: Curiosity [interest, novelty-seeking, openness to experience]: Having coherent beliefs about the higher purpose, the meaning of life, and the meaning of the universe. Not shrinking from threat, challenge, difficulty, or pain Not letting personal feelings bias decisions about others. 65. Creativity [originality, ingenuity]: Weighing all evidence fairly. 9. Feeling alive and activated. Strengths of Humanity: Thinking things through and examining them from all sides Being aware of the motives and feelings of other people and oneself. Strengths of Justice: Integrity [authenticity, honesty]: Treating all people the same according to notions of fairness and justice Humor [playfulness]: Forgiving those who have done wrong Expecting the best in the future and working to achieve it. 78. Being careful about one s choices Love: Doing favors and good deeds for others. 67. Accepting the shortcomings of others Appreciating beauty, excellence, and/or skilled performance in various domains of life. 76. Not taking undue risks Being aware of and thankful of the good things that happen Regulating what one feels and does Taking an interest in ongoing experience for its own sake