If ‘creativity’ is one of your top strengths …

If ‘Creativity’ is one of your top strengths, then thinking of new and different ways to do things is a crucial part of who you are. You are never content with doing something the conventional way if a better way is possible.

 

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Virtue Category

Creativity falls in the virtue category of Wisdom. Wisdom deals with strengths that involve the way we acquire and use knowledge.

Key Concepts

There are two essential components to Creativity- originality and adaptiveness. A creative individual generates ideas or behaviors that are novel or unusual and these make a positive contribution to the individual’s life or the lives of others.

Exercises for Boosting Creativity

When facing a problem, define the issue clearly and then practice divergent thinking (ex: developing multiple solutions/outcomes rather than just one solution).

Set time aside each day for creative thinking or creative activities (such as: writing poems or using an everyday household object in a new way)