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Positive Psychology : Signature Strengths

According to Positive Psychology research findings, you are happiest when you are living consistently with your virtues and utilizing your signature strengths to successfully craft your life. Conversely, when you are experiencing unpleasant emotions (about yourself), you are most likely behaving inconsistently with your virtues or (about others) someone else ...

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Signature Strengths : Self-Rating Scale

Adapted by Jonathan Haidt, from M.E.P. Seligman, 2002: Authentic Happiness Everyone has a characteristic set of strengths and virtues, that is, things that they are “good” or “strong” on. Research in Positive Psychology suggests that there are (at least) 24 strengths and virtues that are recognized in most cultures. Please ...

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340 Ways to Use VIA Character Strengths

CORE VIRTUE : WISDOM & KNOWLEDGE acquisition and use of knowledge I. Curiosity [interest, novelty-seeking, openness to experience]: Curiosity is taking an interest in all of ongoing experience. It involves actively recognizing and pursuing challenging opportunities and seeking out new knowledge. Curiosity can be broken down into three categories: interest, ...

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Signature Strengths – The Concept

The Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS) is a psychological assessment measure designed to identify an individual’s profile of character strengths. It was created by Christopher Peterson and Martin Seligman, well-known researchers in the field of Positive Psychology. The VIA-IS is centered on helping people recognize and build upon ...

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