Inner Strengths

ViaMe.org helps you identify your top 5 traits so you can figure out the parts of your personality that are particularly strong. Through a 240 question survey, VIA ranks adults 24 character strengths. Self magazine suggested taking one character strength each week and trying to use it in a novel way to improve your life for a month of innovation. The claim is that using your inherent personality traits as assets allows you to feel more engaged and fulfilled in life.

Curious? Here’s the output of my quiz. Check it out, even it it just for the fun personality test.

Your Top Character Strength: Humor

You like to laugh and tease. Bringing smiles to other people is important to you. You try to see the light side of all situations.

Your Second Character Strength: Honesty

You are an honest person, not only by speaking the truth but by living your life in a genuine and authentic way. You are down to earth and without pretense; you are a “real” person.

Your Third Character Strength: Perspective

Although you may not think of yourself as wise, your friends hold this view of you. They value your perspective on matters and turn to you for advice. You have a way of looking at the world that makes sense to others and to yourself.

Your Fourth Character Strength: Gratitude

You are aware of the good things that happen to you, and you never take them for granted. Your friends and family members know that you are a grateful person because you always take the time to express your thanks.

Your Fifth Character Strength: Social intelligence

You are aware of the motives and feelings of other people. You know what to do to fit in to different social situations, and you know what to do to put others at ease.

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