24 Character Strengths

  • Curiosity – You like exploration and discovery. You find all things fascinating.
  • Kindness – You are generous to others and you are never too busy to help out. You enjoy doing good deeds for others.
  • Creativity – You come up with new and productive ways to think about and do things.
  • Perspective – You understand that people see things in different ways.
  • Bravery - You show courage even when things are difficult or scary.
  • Gratitude – You are aware of and thankful for good things that happen.
  • Fairness – You treat people all the same and give everyone a fair chance.
  • Appreciation of Beauty and Excellence – You notice and appreciate everything around you. You don’t take things for granted.
  • Self-regulation – You have the ability to control your emotions and behaviors. You think before you act.
  • Perseverance/Grit – You complete what you start despite obstacles. You never give up.
  • Hope/Optimism – You expect the best from the future and work to achieve it.
  • Humility/Modesty – You do not seek the spotlight, you let your actions speak for themselves.
  • Integrity – You speak the truth and present yourself genuinely and sincerely.
  • Love – You value close relationships with others and being close to people.
  • Leadership – You encourage members of your group and value each one.
  • Love of Learning – You master new skills and topics on your own or in school.
  • Forgiveness/Mercy – You forgive those who have done wrong and you accept other people’s shortcomings.
  • Zest/Enthusiasm – You approach life with excitement and energy.
  • Spirituality/Devotion – You have beliefs about a higher purpose and are devoted to goals to self improve.
  • Prudence – You are careful about your choices and you don’t take undue risks.
  • Social Intelligence – You are aware of the feelings of other people and why they do things.
  • Humor – You like to laugh and bring smiles to other people.
  • Open-Mindedness – You examine things from all sides and don’t jump to conclusions.
  • Citizenship – You work well as a member of a group or team. You are loyal to the group.