Character Strengths

Character is doing the right thing, even when nobody is looking. Raise young people with those strengths of character known to lead to a successful adulthood.

Why Teens Need to be Wise to Succeed

Nov 07, 2019

Is your teen smart or wise? Knowing the difference matters to their long-term success.


Finding Meaning and Purpose

Oct 01, 2019

In this Q&A, we talk with Dr. William Damon about why it’s so important for teens to develop a sense of purpose.


Raising Teens to be Good People

Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Marvin Berkowitz discusses how to raise children with strong character, prepared to put good into the world.


Nurturing Grit and Self-Control in Teens

Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Angela Duckworth discusses the importance of nurturing grit and other character strengths in teens.


The Importance of Focusing on Teen Strengths

Jul 23, 2019

Learn why it's vital to talk with teens about their strengths.


Boost Teen Interest in Volunteering

Mar 26, 2019

Consider these tips for getting teens interested in giving back.


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