Positive Qualities: Discover 100+ Positive Character Traits
What are positive qualities? Discover tons of positive attributes, skills, and traits. And find out which positive qualities apply to you.
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What are positive qualities?
Positive qualities are personal attributes, character traits, skills, or strengths that are considered good or help us in some way. It's important to know your positive attributes and keep them in mind to develop a healthy level of confidence and self-worth.
Examples of positive qualities
As noted above, there are many different types of positive qualities. For example, traits, skills, and attributes. These may overlap some, but here are some examples of each:
Positive interpersonal traits
Positive personal attributes
General positive skills
List of positive qualities
Given these different types of positive qualities, there are many many more. Here is a list of some of them:
Positive qualities for work
Positive qualities activity
In this activity, you will dive a bit deeper into the personality traits that make you special. This can help boost your self-worth.
Look at the list of personality traits below and make a mental note of all the positive traits that apply to you. Once you are done, choose the 3 traits that you are most proud of. For each of these traits, follow the instructions below to describe a time when you displayed these traits. This activity will help remind you of your positive attributes.
What did we learn about our community?
Thank you to everyone for sharing your responses. We now know that you are a kind, caring, dependable, honest, strong group of people. Hopefully we'll have enough data soon to share more about positive attributes. Check out our other well-being activities here to learn more emotional skills and how people are using them.
About Dr. Tchiki Davis
Dr. Davis is founder of The Berkeley Well-Being Institute. After getting her PhD in psychology at Berkeley, she started creating online content & programs to boost well-being—some of these have reached more than a million people. As author of Outsmart Your Smartphone, and contributor to Psychology Today, The Greater Good Science Center, and Shine Text, Dr. Davis aims to share her insights on happiness & health with people all across the world. Learn more about Dr. Davis.