VIA Character Strengths 2018

1. Creativity

Thinking of novel and productive ways to conceptualize and do things; includes

artistic achievement but is not limited to it.

2: Curiosity

Taking an interest in ongoing experience for its own sake; finding subjects and topics

fascinating; exploring and discovering.

3: Honesty

Speaking the truth but more broadly presenting oneself in a genuine way and acting in

a sincere way; being without pretense; taking responsibility for one's feelings and


4: Judgment

Thinking things through and examining them from all sides; not jumping to

conclusions; being able to change one's mind in light of evidence; weighing all

evidence fairly.

5: Fairness

Treating all people the same according to notions of fairness and justice; not letting

feelings bias decisions about others; giving everyone a fair chance.