Achieving Goals
5 Ways to Use Your Strengths to Be A Better Planner
Become a more organized planner by exercising these specific character strengths.
By Tania Braukamper
Strengths Basics
Research Points to Two Main Reasons to Focus on Strengths
Discover why focusing on your strengths can lead to greater happiness.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Strengths Basics
Ignite Your Strengths and Build a Life of Meaningful Stories
You have the power to create a life full of strengths-filled stories. The key...
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Strengths Basics
Could A Strength Mantra Improve Your Day?
A big part of advertising is creating a slogan that people will remember, and hopefully, encourage some type of action. What if you took this "advertising" approach to your character strengths?
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Strengths Basics
Heart and Character Strengths: When Love Is The Way
When you discover your strengths, you'll see how they impact all aspects of your life.
By Jennifer Cory
Stress
How Strengths Helped Me on My Cancer Detour
A story about tapping into strengths after a challenging diagnosis.
By VIA Contributor
Relationships
Research Reveals: Money Can Buy Happiness
You’ve probably heard the phrase, “money can’t buy happiness.” However, new research reveals there might actually be a way to purchase a little bit of happiness.
By Dr. Neal Mayerson
Achieving Goals
5 Steps to Reach Any Goal
Make progress on any goal with this action plan.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Achieving Goals
Manage Your Weight with Strengths & Mindfulness
The true recipe for weight loss success is within you. Find out how to use your character strengths to achieve your weight loss goals.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Achieving Goals
How to Meet Your Future Self
Research has found that asking yourself questions about personal achievement & goals can improve their successful outcome. Start your self-realization now!
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Parenting
Simple Guide to Mindful Parenting
Use positive reframing to give yourself a different perspective on challenging situations.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Stress
A New Way To Fight Stress At Work
This stress-reduction tip works better than relaxation strategies.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Stress
10 Tips to Manage Your Stress
Stress is impossible to avoid so learn how to manage it with these research-based strategies.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Mindfulness
Greater Happiness Comes From Two Little Words
What happens when you approach everything in your life as a gift?
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Achieving Goals
You Need These 7 Things to Thrive, Research Says
Do you feel like you’re thriving or are you just going through the motions every day? Researchers have discovered 7 main personal factors that enable thriving.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Mindfulness
What is Mindfulness, Scientifically Speaking?
Mindfulness is an emphasis on being “purposeful” in your attention. You can purposefully bring your attention to your child’s smile or exhale of your breathing.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Achieving Goals
How to Get Boring Things Done (and Enjoy It)
Everyone has those tasks they just don’t like doing. But what if you could enjoy getting those things done and maybe even start to like doing them? Find out how.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Mindfulness
A Mindfulness Tip for Every Strength
Supercharge your meditation practice by using your signature strengths.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Mindfulness
Five 15-Second Pauses for Your Mindfulness Practice
A "mindful pause" is a mindfulness strategy that focuses on taking action right away. Here are 5 simple mindful pause activities you can try throughout your day.
By Dr. Ryan Niemiec
Career Building
Work Smarter, Not Harder
Figure out and apply your signature strengths at work to make you happier, healthier and more productive. Here’s how to use the SMART framework and get started.
By VIA Contributor
Strengths Basics
How Does Judgment Show Up In Your Career?
3 tips to help you hone your decision-making skills.
By Nancy Fredericks
Achieving Goals
Experience Authentic Motivation
We are born with everything we need to lead fulfilling lives. Shape your own future by looking inside yourself and reflecting on your strengths to figure out what motivates you.
By Fatima Doman