Discover your strengths

This questionnaire is designed to measure your psychological strengths. It takes 20-30 minutes to complete, and at any point, you can come back later and start from the page you were on. At the end, you’ll get an estimate of your current strengths and you’ll be able to read about each one. Don’t compare your results with other people’s, because comparisons between people aren’t accurate. This questionnaire is simply a tool to help you work out your current strengths and weaknesses. Any strength or weakness can be strengthened with practice.

I don't read nonfiction books for fun. *

I know what makes others tick. *

I have been left speechless by the beauty depicted in a movie. *

I like to exaggerate my troubles. *

I don't hesitate to express an unpopular opinion. *

I am proud that I am an ordinary person. *

I can find something of interest in any situation. *

I cannot imagine lying or cheating. *

I don't finish what I start. *

I love to hear about other countries and cultures. *

I can find the positive in what seems negative to others. *

I am good at sensing what others are feeling. *

I do not give anyone a second chance to hurt me. *

I can’t wait to get started on a project. *

I can face my fears. *

I believe it is always better to be safe than sorry. *

I like to think of new ways to do things. *

I feel thankful for what I have received in life. *

I am a spiritual person. *

I feel a profound sense of appreciation every day. *

I think that my life is extremely interesting. *

I am not fun to be with. *

I have a broad outlook on what is going on. *

I am never too busy to help a friend. *

I behave in unusual and strange ways. *

I express my thanks to those who care about me. *

I make careful choices. *

I am able to come up with new and different ideas. *

I expect the worst. *

I am in awe of simple things in life that others might take for granted. *

I have no trouble eating healthy foods. *

I am able to fit into any situation. *

I feel like an imposter. *

I allow others to make a fresh start. *

I never seek vengeance. *

I consider myself to be a wise person. *

I get impatient when others talk to me about their problems. *

I do not believe in a universal power or a god. *

I don't try to get even. *

I support my teammates or fellow group members. *

I am trusted to keep secrets. *

I do not easily share my feelings with others. *

I do not practice any religion. *

I finish things despite obstacles in the way. *

I don't approach things halfheartedly. *

I can express love to someone else. *

I give everyone a chance. *

I am not considered to have new and different ideas. *

I can't resist eating candy or cookies if they are around. *

I have no special urge to do something original. *

I consult the library or the internet immediately if I want to know something. *

I let bygones be bygones. *

I avoid dealing with uncomfortable emotions. *

I treat others differently if I don't like them. *

I go out of my way to attend educational events. *

I have the ability to make others feel interesting. *

I don't get sidetracked when I work. *

I am valued by my friends for my good judgment. *

I am considered to be a wise person. *

I am thrilled when I learn something new. *

I try to tease my friends out of their gloomy moods. *

I know what to say to make people feel good. *

I have spent at least 30 minutes in the last 24 hours in prayer or meditation. *

I do not exercise on a regular basis. *

I have a mature view on life. *

I am never bored. *

I try to add some humor to whatever I do. *

I give in to my urges. *

I admit when I am wrong. *

I don't miss group meetings or team practices. *

I know that some others accept my shortcomings. *

I can be trusted to keep my promises. *

I have an excellent view of the world. *

I forego things that are bad for me in the long run even if they make me feel good in the short run. *

I think about what is good in my life when I feel down. *

I do not go out of my way to make others smile or laugh. *

I let myself be taken over by urges to spend or eat too much. *

I have been described as wise beyond my years. *

I prefer to participate fully rather than view life from the sidelines. *

I follow the rules. *

I keep to myself. *

I am not good at working with a group. *

I try to make my group members happy. *

I avoid activities that are physically dangerous. *

I have difficulty getting others to work together. *

I have few interests. *

I am a good listener. *

I don't quit a task before it is finished. *

I am rarely consulted for advice by others. *

I have an imagination that stretches beyond that of my friends. *

I work best when I am alone. *

I know that there are people in my life who care as much for me as for themselves. *

I don't act is if I'm a special person. *

I will succeed with the goals I set for myself. *

I believe that everyone should have a say. *

I am a goal-oriented person. *

I am not very good at getting things done. *

I keep my faith even during hard times. *

I get along well with people I have just met. *

I don't speak my mind freely when there might be negative results. *

I am committed to principles of justice and equality. *

I get as excited about the good fortunes of others as I am about my own. *

I believe that others are drawn to me because I am humble. *

I believe that honesty is the basis for trust. *

I don’t think it’s important to socialize with others. *

I am not good at figuring out what really matters. *

I believe that it is best to forgive and forget. *

I am always busy with something interesting. *

I know that my beliefs make my life important. *

I am true to my own values. *

I am the most important person in someone else's life. *

I find the world a very interesting place. *

I have taken frequent stands in the face of strong opposition. *

I am a brave person. *

I dread getting up in the morning. *

I keep my promises. *

I do not like to visit museums. *

I can hardly wait to see what life has in store for me in the years ahead. *

I don't think about different possibilities when making decisions. *

I weigh the pro's and the con's. *

I am humble about the good things that have happened to me. *

I crave the experience of great art. *

I take advantage of others. *

I am valued by others for my objectivity. *

I do my tasks only just before they need to be done. *

I stop to count my blessings. *

I have no plan for my life five years from now. *

I hold grudges. *

I experience deep emotions when I see beautiful things. *

I have difficulty accepting love from anyone. *

I am who I am because of my faith. *

I am a true life-long learner. *

I am good at helping people work well together. *

I try to respond with understanding when someone treats me badly. *

I try to have good reasons for my important decisions. *

I read all the time. *

I awaken with a sense of excitement about the day's possibilities. *

I am hard to understand. *

I can stay on a diet. *

I call my friends when they are sick. *

I keep straight right from wrong. *

I speak up in protest when I hear someone say mean things. *

I try not to do favors for others. *

I feel isolated from other people. *

I have never deliberately hurt anyone. *

I lie to get myself out of trouble. *

I find it difficult to entertain myself. *

I can always say "enough is enough." *

I prefer to do everything alone. *

I do not tend to stick with what I decide to do. *

I believe in a universal power or God. *

I am an original thinker. *

I enjoy being part of a group. *

I love to make other people happy. *

I lose sight of what is most important in life. *

I am willing to take risks to establish a relationship. *

I fail to notice beauty until others comment on it. *

I am told that I am a strong but fair leader. *

I use laughter to brighten the days of others. *

I can become tearful thinking of the goodness of others. *

I don't know how to handle myself in a new social situation. *

I look forward to each new day. *

I look on the bright side. *

I love to let others share the spotlight. *

I try to have fun in all kinds of situations. *

I don't brag about my accomplishments. *

I find few things in my life to be grateful for. *

I treat all people equally. *

I am not good at taking charge of a group. *

I come up with new ways to do things. *

I don't tend to think things through critically. *

I like to stand out in a crowd. *

I am an extremely grateful person. *

I think before I speak. *

I look forward to the opportunity to learn and grow. *

I keep my sense of humor even in gloomy situations. *

I would never be described as arrogant. *

I have been richly blessed in my life. *

I know someone whom I really care about as a person. *

I don't have much energy. *

I remain hopeful despite challenges. *

I feel I must respect the decisions made by my group. *

I am a firm believer in thinking things through. *

I make decisions only after I have all of the facts. *

I go out of my way to cheer up people who appear down. *

I am only kind to others if they have been kind to me. *

I helped a neighbor in the last month. *

I am not good at planning group activities. *

I hate to see anyone suffer, even my worst enemy. *

I read a large variety of books. *

I am not known for my sense of humor. *

I am not confident that my way of doing things will work out for the best. *

I call for action while others talk. *

I don't pride myself on being original. *

I love what I do. *

I am not all that curious about the world. *

I am excited by many different activities. *

I appreciate all forms of art. *

I don't call attention to myself. *

I don't like to learn new things. *

I believe that each person has a purpose in life. *

I am a highly disciplined person. *

I do not stand up for my beliefs. *

I am a hard worker. *

I do not see the need to acknowledge others who are good to me. *

I try to make sure everyone in a group feels included. *

I give up easily. *

I have a great sense of humor. *

I like to talk about myself. *

I believe that everyone's rights are equally important. *

I try to identify the reasons for my actions. *

I feel it's important to live in a world of beauty. *

I avoid dealing with awkward situations. *

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