Character Strength Essay

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After taking the character strengths survey it determined my top five strengths. My top strength is the capacity to love and be loved. My second strength is gratitude. My third strength is spirituality, sense of purpose, and faith. My fourth strength is perspective (wisdom). My fifth strength is honesty, authenticity, and genuineness. I do agree with the results from the test. I am a very loving person. I like to show the people I love that I love and appreciate them. Whenever friends and family do something to help me I always let them know that I’m grateful. By putting God first in my life I feel that it allows me to really have a conscious. I want to treat people the way I want to be treated. So I normally try to go over and beyond to make sure everyone around me is happy or having a good time. Everyone should feel welcomed and accepted wherever they go. My family and friends tend to always call on me for the voice of reasoning. I never really thought about it until I took the test that people trust me with their secrets and the personal experiences in their life. It makes me feel good that people trust me enough to talk to me about any and everything. They know I would never judge them. I try to put myself in their shoes and help them to see both sides of the situation. I see myself as an honest people. People tend to say they lie because the truth hurts but really it is what it is “The Truth”. I realize that by being honest and telling the truth it gives me peace of mind that I am doing the right thing. These strengths help me in my day-to-day life by allowing me to love and be loved, treat people the way I want to be treated, helping others, and being honest regardless of the outcome. All these are great qualities that employers look for in an employee. Employers want people that are good team players, customer oriented and honest. If only more

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