A Simple Phrase for Each Character Strength

October 20, 2015 by ·

Using your character strengths can lead to a boost in happiness. Many scientific studies have shown this. But, sometimes clarity is needed on what strengths are and how to use them. Below are the 24 strengths found to be universal (cross-cultural) and within human beings. Each of these is... Read More

U2’s Top 4 Character Strengths for Success

May 5, 2015 by ·

Special guest blogger: Michael Lee Stallard, president of E. Pluribus Partners and author of Connection Culture. U2 will undoubtedly be one of the greatest bands in history. But to think they began as a band people laughed is unfathomable. Today, U2 has been awarded more Grammy awards than any... Read More

A Reminder On VIA Strengths Affirmation Monday About Humility

August 19, 2013 by ·

Today, look at your reflection and choose to be proud of your qualities without comparing yourself to others. Know that there will always be people who will do things differently— faster or slower more thoughtful or more deliberate without fear or with hesitation more detailed oriented or more creative... Read More

5 Practices for Effective Strengths-Spotting (Part 2- Self)

February 1, 2013 by ·

What are your strengths? What is best about you? What qualities make up who you are? Too many times in my work as a clinical psychologist these questions would be met by blank stares from the person in front of me. And, when the question was answered at all,... Read More