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Values In Action Inventory Of Strengths

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While taking the Values in Action Inventory of Strengths, my attention was drawn by several questions, in particular, those concerning faith in the future, interaction with others, honesty, the ability to embrace other people feelings or ideas, and love and appreciation of other as well of oneself. Although I felt at times overwhelmed by conflicting feelings, A question, above all, has washed my face with tears and shook the castle of certainty that I had carelessly built on sand: I am the most important person in someone else's life.
Honestly, I do not think I am and neither I want to be the most important person in someone else’s life. I just would like to love myself and be loved unconditionally, regardless all my contradictions, idiosyncrasies, fears, mood swings, and an insatiable curiosity that sometimes leads me to make choices that may appear abstruse in the eyes of others. Not surprisingly, Love was in twentieth place, and
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Evidently, I have not yet found the strength to let go of some memories that keep me from living in a serene way the profound faith I undoubtedly have in something greater than us.
The list of my top strengths identified by the Values in Action Inventory of Strengths includes Appreciation of Beauty & Excellence, which refers to one's ability to notice and appreciate beauty and excellence in every area of life, Creativity as a means of thinking in an innovative and productive way, Curiosity for the sake of exploring and discovering, and Gratitude for the good things that happen (Lopez, Pedrotti, & Snyder, 2015).
It also includes Honesty as an expression of genuineness, Humor, kindness as a way to help others, and Social Intelligence, which refers to one's awareness of feeling of others and oneself (Lopez, Pedrotti, & Snyder,
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