Your character traits colour every decision you make and action you take. Positive character traits include loyalty, honesty, respect, responsibility, fairness, sincerity, understanding, depend- ability, etc. Individuals with strong character tend to be confident, assertive, hardworking and ambitious. Building your character can be done in a number of ways; try getting out of your comfort zone, spending time with someone you look up to, being more honest, taking responsibility for your mistakes, or practising patience and integrity. Having good personal characteristics make for more positive interactions with others in all areas of your life. What are your three most prominent character traits? Which ones would you like to develop further?