A strength is a pre-existing capacity for a particular way of behaving, thinking, or feeling that is authentic and energising to the user, and enables optimal functioning, development and performance” (Linley, 2008, p. 9).

Linley, A. (2008). Average to A+: Realising strengths in yourself and others. Coventry, UK: CAPPS Press.

Last Updated: 2 October 2014