Zest: The Character Strength for Satisfaction in Work and Life

‘For you, life is an adventure.’ -VIA Institution on Character, 2015 Have you ever met someone who lives their life to the fullest? They go out dancing; exploring a new world, their face always shows an expression of joy and excitement. Just being near them, you sense all of their ene
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Positive Psychology Kindness Strength

On Character Strengths: Kindness

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain What is kindness? Kindness is the ability to place the needs of others in front of your own, to be selfless and to empathize with those around you. It is one of the 24 character strengths and
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Wisdom as a character strength

The 4 Character Strengths of Wisdom in Positive Psychology

Beyond the basic instincts of survival that all species have, what makes humans have high-functioning performances above other living things? Wisdom is one of the special virtues that humans possess. It has long been discussed in perspectives, such as philosophy, education, religion,
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character strength finding

Character Strength Finding Resources

Everyone has strengths within themselves, whether they realise their strengths or not. These strengths usually come naturally and are often not noticed as a core strength. Positive psychology practitioners are there to help you become aware of your strengths, to focus on them and util
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Mind the Mindset of Your Strengths-based Interventions

Positive psychology practitioners regularly use strengths-based interventions by identifying and developing their client’s personal strengths to help them become more effective and more successful. Strength-based interventions work on the premise that people have abilities and i
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