Character Strengths Survey

The VIA Institute on Character was established in 2001 by Dr. Neal Mayerson. It created a survey to measure 24 character strengths in six areas: wisdom, courage, humanity, justice, temperance, and transcendance. Multiple research studies have indicated that some of these strengths are particularly valuable (even above demographic variables, social support, self-esteem, life satisfaction, positive… Read More

Defining Resilience

The first step in building resilience is understanding what resilience is. This quality is defined in different ways by different people and organizations.  One authoritative definition is the American Psychological Association’s. To read it and the Association’s tips for building resilience, visit the following APA website URL: However, this site will favor the following… Read More