Identifying Your Signature Strengths with Positive Psychology

By Averil Leimon, Gladeana McMahon

Part of Positive Psychology For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Psychologists have identified 24 key strengths under six main headings. You have at least some of these – you really do. Identify them by using this list.

  • Wisdom and knowledge: Creativity, Judgement, Curiosity, Love of Learning, Perspective

  • Courage: Bravery, Perseverance, Integrity, Enthusiasm

  • Love: Intimacy, Kindness, Sociability

  • Justice: Sense of responsibility, Fairness, Leadership

  • Temperance: Forgiveness, Humility, Caution, Self-control

  • Transcendence: Appreciation, Gratitude, Optimism, Humour, Spirituality