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Grit
Teaching Grit Cultivates Resilience and Perseverance
Resilience and Grit Resource Roundup
Using Protective Factors in Practice Lessons Learned about Resilience from a Study of Children Aged Five to Thirteen
How to Overcome the Biggest Obstacle to Gratitude
Medora: A High School Sports Documentary That Transcends Its Genre
The Counselor’s Role: Scaffolded Support in and Outside of the Classroom
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3 Inspiring Lessons From the Thai Soccer Team Rescue
A psychosocial resilience curriculum provides the “missing piece” to boost adolescent physical health: A randomized controlled trial of Girls First in India
Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience
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Grit Trumps Talent and IQ
Malala Yousafzai
Grit: Perseverance and passion for long-term goals (2007)
The Benefits of Character Education
Cultivating Practical Optimism: A Key to Getting the Best from Your Brain
Self-Control
3 Habits to Boost Resilience

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Wisdom

creativity
curiosity
love of learning
perspective
multidisciplinary thinking

Courage

bravery
perseverance
honesty
enthusiasm
growth

Humanity

love
kindness
social intelligence
empathy

Justice

social responsibility
teamwork
fairness
leadership
taking initiative

Temperance

forgiveness
humility
prudence
self-control

Transcendence

appreciation of beauty
gratitude
optimism
humor
spirituality

This “Periodic Table of Character Strengths” is an original creation of Let it Ripple, and is based on research by Dr. Martin Seligman and Dr. Christopher Peterson explored in our film The Science of Character. The classification of character strengths and virtues is copyrighted by VIA Institute on Character and is used with permission.

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