Strengths & Virtues

Everyone has a characteristic set of strengths and virtues, that is, things that they are naturally “good” or “strong” on. Research in Positive Psychology suggests that there are (at least) 24 strengths and virtues that are recognized in most cultures.

Jungian Psychology

Jungian Psychology: Unraveling the Unconscious Mind

Alongside Sigmund Freud, the Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961) is one of the most important innovators in the field of modern depth [...]

Jungian Archetypes

12 Jungian Archetypes: The Foundation of Personality

In the vast tapestry of human existence, woven with the threads of individual experiences and collective consciousness, lies a profound understanding of the human psyche. [...]

Personality Assessments

Personality Assessments: 10 Best Inventories, Tests, & Methods

Do you coach or manage a group of vastly different people? Perhaps they respond differently to news, or react differently to your feedback. They voice [...]

Hogan assessment

What Are the Hogan Assessments? How to Interpret the Results

A company’s performance is built on effective individuals and highly integrated teams. Working and performing well together and employee satisfaction and wellbeing are crucial to [...]

Strength-based Therapy

How to Perform Strengths-Based Therapy and Counseling

Our strengths make up our wealth in life. We can hide them away, remaining fearful, or use and develop them to the benefit of ourselves [...]

Strengths-based approach

Strengths-Based Approach in Social Work: 6 Examples & Tools

The strengths-based approach to social work focuses on a client’s personal, relational, and community assets, rather than their deficits (Pulla, 2017). It is a holistic, [...]

Openness to Experience

What Is Openness to Experience & How Do We Measure It?

If last night’s dream helped you solve a problem, it could indicate that you are high in the personality disposition of openness (Larsen, Buss, Wismeijer, [...]

Clifton Strengths Assessment

Understanding the CliftonStrengths™ Assessment: A Guide

Our leadership is in crisis. A survey commissioned by the World Economic Forum in 2015 found that 86% of people believed their leaders were ill [...]

Strength Cards

Printable Strength Cards for Therapists and Coaches

Identifying personal strengths is a key step on the road to self-improvement. Through self-reflection, identifying one’s strengths can cause increased self-confidence and general wellbeing. Even [...]

How to be humble

How to Be More Humble: 20+ Tips and Books to Foster Humility

We live in a world of 7.8 billion people, and yet differences in thinking, feeling, and behavior can be boiled down to just five personality [...]