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Don’t Heed the Haters: Albert Einstein’s Wonderful Letter of Support to Marie Curie in the Midst of Scandal
How to Cope with Bad News Overload
Teaching Students to Honor the Elderly
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Givers, Takers, and Matchers: The Surprising Psychology of Success
Interview with Tiffany Shlain: Focus, Moxie and Effective Change in the World
Right and Wrong in the Real World
Henry Beston on Human Nature and the Power of Community
Do children have a right to be loved?
Giving: Pro-Social Motivation at Work
Turning Current Events Instruction into Social Justice Teaching
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How to Cultivate Ethical Courage
Each One, Help One
Communities of Character
The Final Word Is Love: Dorothy Day on Human Connection, Music, and the Power of Community
From Selfies to Service: The Power of Student Engagement
Thoreau on How to Use Civil Disobedience to Advance Justice
E.B. White on Weapons, Justice, and What It Really Takes to Live in a Peaceful World
How to Cultivate Global Compassion

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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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