What are you character strengths? Is it social intelligence or perhaps humor? How do you use your strengths to help yourself and others?
Character Strengths are the positive parts of your personality that impact how you think, feel and behave and are the keys to you being your best self. When applied effectively, they are beneficial both to you and society as a whole. They are different than your other strengths, such as your unique skills, talents, interests and resources, because character strengths reflect the “real” you — who you are at your core.
Why is knowing your Character Strengths so important?
Knowing your character strengths isn’t just interesting information. When skillfully applied, character strengths can actually have a significant positive impact on your life. Research shows that using your character strengths can help you:
- Buffer against, manage and overcome problems
- Improve your relationships
- Enhance health and overall well-being