Signature Strengths & Core Virtues

Signature Strengths


1: Gratitude

Being aware of and thankful for the good things that happen; taking time to express thanks.


2: 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 actions.


3: Perspective

Being able to provide wise counsel to others; having ways of looking at the world that make sense to oneself/others.

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4: Love of learning

Mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge, whether on one's own or formally; related to the strength of curiosity but goes beyond it to describe the tendency to add systematically to what one knows.


5: 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.

Core Virtues



The Dalai Lama is transcendent being, as he never loses hope in humanity’s potential, always appreciates nature in its perfection, is frequently seen smiling, and is living out what he believes to be his intended purpose.



The braver and more persistent we become, the more our integrity will increase because we will reach a state of feeling vital; this will result in being more courageous in character.



The more curious and creative you allow yourself to become, the more you gain perspective and wisdom, and you will in turn love what you are learning because your developing a virtue of wisdom and knowledge.