Inventory of Thriving

Subgroup Size

Entire group


10 minutes

External Cost



Su, R., Tay, L., & Diener, E. (2014). The development and validation of the Comprehensive Inventory of Thriving (CIT) and the Brief Inventory of Thriving (BIT). Applied Psychology: Health and Well‐Being, 6(3), 251-279. DOI: 10.1111/aphw.12027

The Brief Inventory of Thriving  or "BIT" (10 questions) measures: 1. Self-efficacy. 2. Self-worth. 3. Positive affect. 4. Optimism. 5. Belongingness.

The Comprehensive Inventory of Thriving (54 questions) also measures: 1. Relationship-building aptitude. 2. Desire to learn.

Both assessments are available in a growing number of languages other than English.