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The numbers continue to grow and show that the VIA Institute on Character is helping people around the world discover what connects and is best in us: CHARACTER STRENGTHS.  As a non-profit, positive psychology organization and the home of the world's largest database on character strengths, our mission is to unleash the strengths within all of us to build a better world.  We are proud to offer the only free, online, scientifically validated survey of character strengths

KNOW YOUR STRENGTHS. LIVE IN CHARACTER. SAVOR YOUR SUCCESS.

Research shows that knowing and applying our unique character strength profile increases our life satisfaction and well-being.  Our goal at the VIA Institute is to provide a simple and effective way for each of us to learn more about ourselves and our personalized pathways to happiness.  Developing your character strengths can have a significant impact on quality of life as well as a positive effect on relationships, careers and personal growth. VIA is committed to helping you through every step of your journey because ultimately, we believe that people who know their highest and best selves will contribute to a better society and humanity. Start your journey here; it’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

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The VIA Survey: Lift Off

Begin your journey by completing the VIA Survey and receiving your free Character Strengths Profile.  One of the premier tools of positive psychology, this scientifically validated survey takes less than 15 minutes and is the first step in building the foundation for a better "you". 

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VIA ME! REPORTS: TAKE FLIGHT

After completing the VIA Survey, access your personalized VIA Me Report to uncover information on each of your strengths and how to nurture and utilize them in every aspect of your life.

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VIA PRO REPORTS: SOAR

Armed with a greater understanding of all of your strengths, advance to the VIA Pro Report for an in-depth exploration of your signature strengths- the strengths that make you feel the most authentic and energetic - and gain key insights into how to build your best life.

 

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VIA LIFE: JOURNEY ON

Your involvement in this global movement will propel you to develop throughout life both personally and professionally.  Use our courses and resources to continue your journey toward being happier, healthier and more fulfilled. Start by taking the free VIA Survey.

PROFESSIONALS: LEVERAGE STRENGTHS TO FLY HIGHER

Professionals working with others to optimize their performance know that understanding character strengths is fundamental to developing new pathways of engagement, fulfillment and satisfaction. People who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged on the job. Teams that focus on their strengths are 12.5% more productive. Using strengths in new ways increases happiness.  Coach the people you lead to maximize their potential.

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