Developing Courage

Developing Courage

CORE VIRTUE – COURAGE –  Exercising the will to accomplish goals in the face of  external or internal opposition/ I. Bravery [valor]: Bravery is the capacity to take action to aid others in spite of significant risks or dangers. This strength allows people...
VIA- Virtues in Action

VIA- Virtues in Action

The VIA Character Strength survey was rolled out from the labors of Dr. Christopher Peterson and Dr. Martin Seligman. The VIA, Virtues in Action survey is a 240 question survey that is a classification of positive human strengths, opposing the depiction of human...
Broaden and Build Theory

Broaden and Build Theory

The Broaden and Build Theory of positive emotions is the brain-child of evolutionary psychologist Barbara Fredrickson 1,2 .The theory describes how the 10 positive emotions of joy, serenity, amusement, awe, pride, gratitude, interest, inspiration, hope, and love are...
Strengths

Strengths

What is a strength? Well it’s something we’re good at isn’t it? Well, yes AND no, a strength is more than just something that we’re good at. A strength can also be carrying out a task that comes naturally to us and at the same time provides us with satisfaction when...