Strengths Paper –

Strengths Paper
Paper details:
Take the VIA© survey.
Using your results, write a 275- to 700-word paper covering the following points:
•What were your five highest strengths?
•Describe how these strengths are expressed in your daily life. Are there any you do not exercise regularly?
•If your highest strengths are not used regularly in your work or school life, discuss changes you could make to remedy this.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
In order to take VIAsurvey, you must login at UniversityofPhoenix elogin for student.
Then click on PSY/225 class, next click on Week Four then you will see a link for the Strengths Paper, which will lead to the link for the VIAsurvey
l. 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.
Expecting the best in the future and working to achieve it; believing that a good future is
something that can be brought about.
3. Kindness
Doing favors and good deeds for others; helping them; taking care of them.
4. Perseverance
Finishing what one starts; persevering in a course of action in spite of obstacles; “getting it
out the door”; taking pleasure in completing tasks.
5. Prudence
Being careful about one’s choices; not taking undue risks; not saying or doing things that
might later be regretted.
6. leadership
Encouraging a group of which one is a member to get things done and at the same time
maintain good relations within the group; organizing group activities and seeing that they
7. Social intelligence
Being aware of the motives/feelings of others and oneself; knowing what to do to fit into
different social situations; knowing what makes other people tick.
8. Creativity
Thinking of novel and productive ways to conceptualize and do things; includes artistic
achievement but is not limited to it.
9. Gratitude
Being aware of and thankful for the good things that happen; taking time to express
ll]. Humor