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The number of potential character strengths profiles is exponentially greater than the number of people living on our planet.
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Wisdom
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Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence
Transcendence
"I recognize, emotionally experience, and appreciate the beauty around me and the skill of others."
Bravery
Courage
"I act on my convictions, and I face threats, challenges, difficulties, and pains, despite my doubts and fears."
Creativity
Wisdom
"I am creative, conceptualizing something useful, coming up with ideas that result in something worthwhile."
Curiosity
Wisdom
“I seek out situations where I gain new experiences without getting in my own or other people’s way.”
Fairness
Justice
“I treat everyone equally and fairly, and give everyone the same chance applying the same rules to everyone.”
Forgiveness
Temperance
“I forgive others when they upset me and/or when they behave badly towards me, and I use that information in my future relations with them.”
Gratitude
Transcendence
“I am grateful for many things and I express that thankfulness to others.”
Honesty
Courage
“I am honest to myself and to others, I try to present myself and my reactions accurately to each person, and I take responsibility for my actions.”
Hope
Transcendence
“I am realistic and also full of optimism about the future, believing in my actions and feeling confident things will turn out well.”
Humility
Temperance
"I see my strengths and talents but I am humble, not seeking to be the center of attention or to receive recognition."
Humor
Transcendence
"I see my strengths and talents but I am humble, not seeking to be the center of attention or to receive recognition."
Judgment
Wisdom
"I weigh all aspects objectively in making decisions, including arguments that are in conflict with my convictions."
Kindness
Humanity
"I am helpful and empathic and regularly do nice favors for others without expecting anything in return."
Leadership
Justice
"I take charge and guide groups to meaningful goals, and ensure good relations among group members."
Love
Humanity
"I experience close, loving relationships that are characterized by giving and receiving love, warmth, and caring."
Love of Learning
Wisdom
"I am motivated to acquire new levels of knowledge, or deepen my existing knowledge or skills in a significant way."
Perseverance
Courage
"I persist toward my goals despite obstacles, discouragements, or disappointments."
Perspective
Wisdom
"I give advice to others by considering different (and relevant) perspectives and using my own experiences and knowledge to clarify the big picture."
Prudence
Temperance
"I act carefully and cautiously, looking to avoid unnecessary risks and planning with the future in mind.”
Self-Regulation
Temperance
"I manage my feelings and actions and am disciplined and self-controlled."
Social Intelligence
Humanity
"I am aware of and understand my feelings and thoughts, as well as the feelings of those around me."
Spirituality
Transcendence
"I feel spiritual and believe in a sense of purpose or meaning in my life; and I see my place in the grand scheme of the universe and find meaning in everyday life."
Teamwork
Justice
"I am a helpful and contributing group and team member, and feel responsible for helping the team reach its goals."
Zest
Courage
"I feel vital and full of energy, I approach life feeling activated and enthusiastic."

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