Member Reputation

7 Cups of Tea is a caring community. Members can earn Growth Points, Badges and Compassion Hearts to help quantify their growth and community interaction.

Growth Points

Growth Points provide a measure of a Member’s time and commitment to 7 Cups of Tea. This number is used to calculate the Member’s level. Members earn Growth Points when:

Message Sent in 1-ON-1 Support+3
Message Sent in Group Support+2
Chat with a New Listener+10
Each 1-ON-1 Conversation with a Listener (30 Messages)+5
Star Rating a Listener+20
Writing a Clear & Descriptive Review for a Listener+30
Posting to the Forum+5
Bronze Badge Earned+10
Silver Badge Earned+20
Gold Badge Earned+30
Diamond Badge Earned+40
Platinum Badge Earned+50
New Personal Referral URL Visitor+10
Referred User Signs Up as a Member+20
Referred User Completes Listener Training+30
Admin: Q & A Answer Flagged+1
Admin: Q & A Question Flagged+1

Compassion Hearts

Compassion Hearts show a Member’s commitment to sharing empathic, kind, and supportive comments with others. Members earn Compassion Hearts when:

Bronze Badge Earned+1
Silver Badge Earned+2
Gold Badge Earned+3
Diamond Badge Earned+4
Platinum Badge Earned+5
Message Hearted in Chat+1

Badges

Besides earning Growth Points, members receive badges for being especially helpful. Badges appear on their profile page.

Bubbly for participating in 10 Group Chats 30,060 Awarded
Bundled for participating in Group Chat 764,224 Awarded
Group Carer for participating in 75 Group Chats 6,747 Awarded
Group Chatter for participating in 20 Group Chats 17,775 Awarded
Group Chimer for participating in 5 Group Chats 53,138 Awarded
Group Friend for completing 1 group support chat 22,065 Awarded
Group Healer for participating in 100 Group Chats 5,463 Awarded
Group Support Oath for taking the 7 Cups Group Support member oath 489 Awarded
Group Supporter for participating in 50 Group Chats 9,031 Awarded
Workshop: Cool as Cucumbe for workshop subscribers 0 Awarded
1000 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 1,000 consecutive days 0 Awarded
12 Steps for completion of the 12 Step Working Guide 179 Awarded
14 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 14 consecutive days 595 Awarded
180 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 180 consecutive days 14 Awarded
260 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 260 consecutive days 8 Awarded
30 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 30 consecutive days 289 Awarded
365 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 365 consecutive days 4 Awarded
500 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 500 consecutive days 4 Awarded
625 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 625 consecutive days 0 Awarded
7 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 7 consecutive days 2,072 Awarded
7Cups Guide for completing the 7 Cups for the Searching Soul eBook 256 Awarded
800 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 800 consecutive days 0 Awarded
90 Day Streak for completing a step on the Growth path for 90 consecutive days 45 Awarded
ADHD for completion of the Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Course 531 Awarded
Alcohol & Drug Abuse for completion of the Alcohol & Drug Course 220 Awarded
Anxiety for completion of the Anxiety Course 2,079 Awarded
Boundaries for completion of the Boundaries Couse 444 Awarded
Bullying for completion of the Bullying Course 222 Awarded
Champion Self-Esteem for completing all 30 days of the Self-esteem October Challenge 1 Awarded
Chronic Pain for completion of the Chronic Pain Course 157 Awarded
College Guide for completion of the College Guide Course 323 Awarded
Compassion Hero for members who have successfully completed the group support compassion course 403 Awarded
Depression for completion of the Depression Course 1,296 Awarded
Diabetes CBT for completion of the Diabetes CBT Guide 6 Awarded
Diary Study for those who participate in the teen diary study 5 Awarded
Eating Disorders for completion of the Eating Disorders Course 631 Awarded
Entrepreneur Self-Esteem for completing 10 days of the Self-esteem October Challenge 30 Awarded
Exercise Motivation for completion of the Exercise Motivation Course 357 Awarded
Family Stress for completion of the Family Stress Course 356 Awarded
Forgiveness for completion of the Forgiveness Course 258 Awarded
Getting Unstuck for completion of the Getting Unstuck Course 729 Awarded
Grief for completion of the Grief Course 345 Awarded
Holiday Kindness for members who reconnect with a listener during the holidays 21 Awarded
Loneliness Guide for completion of the Loneliness Guide Course 558 Awarded
Managing Bipolar for completion of the Managing Bipolar Course 393 Awarded
Managing Finances for completion of the Managing Finances Course 256 Awarded
Master Self-Esteem for completing 20 days of the self-esteem October Challenge 20 Awarded
OCD for completion of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Course 255 Awarded
Panic Attacks for completion of the Panic Attacks Course 312 Awarded
Parenting for completion of the Parenting Course 124 Awarded
People of Color Guide for completion of the Young People of Color Course 152 Awarded
Perinatal for completion of the Perinatal Mood Disorder Course 66 Awarded
Schizophrenia for completion of the Coping with Schizophrenia Course 185 Awarded
Self Harm for completion of the Self Harm Course 1,589 Awarded
Sleeping Well for completion of the Sleeping Well Course 377 Awarded
Social Anxiety for completion of the Social Anxiety Course 1,063 Awarded
Startup Support for completion of the Startup Support Course 193 Awarded
Strike-a-Streak for members who are committed to taking 1 step on their growth path every day and sharing their growth path successes with the community! 335 Awarded
Surviving Breakups for completion of the Surviving Breakups Course 1,315 Awarded
Surviving Domestic Assaul for completion of the Surviving Domestic Assault Course 307 Awarded
Test Anxiety for completion of the Test Anxiety Course 274 Awarded
Traumatic Experiences for completion of the Traumatic Experiences Course 443 Awarded
Weight Management for completion of the Weight Management Guide 7 Awarded
Work Related Stress for completion of the Work Related Stress Course 189 Awarded
3rd Bday Hug-a-Friend for sending an appreciative shout-out to someone in the community who has made a positive impact on you in the feed, forum or 1-1 message 26 Awarded
3rd Birthday Milestone for sharing your personal milestones as a listener over the past year! 22 Awarded
7CupsGO! for completing the 7 Cups Go community challenge 12 Awarded
Appreciated Voice for receiving 20 Forum post upvotes 3,537 Awarded
Appreciation Buddy for meeting first month goal for appreciation team 5 Awarded
Collaborator for receiving 100 Forum post upvotes 598 Awarded
Community for receiving 50 Forum post upvotes 1,274 Awarded
Contributor for receiving 25 Forum post upvotes 2,783 Awarded
Cup Connect for spreading the word about 7 Cups to help make the world a better place 120 Awarded
Debuted for posting an introduction in the Forum 11,287 Awarded
Einstein for work on an original idea that advances the community 13 Awarded
Emissary for taking the lead to bring 7 cups of tea to another country and translating the site into the native language 3 Awarded
Evolution for users who join 7 Cups as a teen and continue using 7 Cups as an adult 6,712 Awarded
Fall 2017 Events for participating in special events on 7 Cups in the Fall of 2017 75 Awarded
Feeders for those dedicated to feeding the feed 7 Awarded
First Compassion for receiving the first Compassion Heart 4,331,550 Awarded
First Post for creating the first Forum Post 143,644 Awarded
Flower Crown for actively participating in the appreciation festival 128 Awarded
Forum Buddy for making 100 forum posts after earning the Meet & Greet badge 466 Awarded
Forum Companion for making 25 forum posts and 5 upvotes 1,780 Awarded
Forum Friend for posting to the forum 3 times 6,973 Awarded
Forum Guide for making 250 forum posts after earning the Meet & Greet badge 186 Awarded
Forum Helper for making 50 forum posts after earning the Meet & Greet badge 917 Awarded
Forum Light for making 500 forum posts after earning the Meet & Greet badge 94 Awarded
Forum Supporter for Members who offer dedicated support in the public forums 52 Awarded
Friendly Face for completing 100 group chats and earning 300 compassion hearts 4,607 Awarded
GlitterStar for winners of the Creative Challenge during Holidays 2017 1 Awarded
Hangout Key for access to the Member Hangout room 259 Awarded
Healthy Hearts for participating in Heart Disease Awareness Month 11 Awarded
Helpful heart for earning 50 Compassion Hearts 38,436 Awarded
Helping Hand for completing 200 group chats and earning 600 compassion hearts 2,793 Awarded
Helping out for receiving 5 Forum post upvotes 18,830 Awarded
Icebreaker Champion for winning a group support icebreaker challenge 0 Awarded
Kindness personified for earning 100 Compassion Hearts 19,071 Awarded
Love Monster for community members who send the most appreciation in a month! 2 Awarded
Loving Soul for earning 200 Compassion Hearts 10,052 Awarded
Maisie for sharing “Game of Thrones” star Maisie’s Anti-bullying campaign with your personal network 60 Awarded
Marathon for completing a difficult challenge on 7 Cups to help build the community 110 Awarded
Meet & Greet for welcoming new members and listeners in the intro forums 2,406 Awarded
Mega Member for showing initiative and dedication to the 7 Cups community 12 Awarded
Member Support Room Guide for a leader in the member community dedicated to welcoming new members in group support chatrooms 12 Awarded
Milestone Team for members and listeners who have opted to provide support to those sharing milestones 5 Awarded
NAMI Messenger for people to share how they told someone at 7 Cups about the NAMI community and/or NAMI resources 16 Awarded
NAMI Oath for taking the NAMI Community Oath and dedicating yourself to the NAMI community on 7 Cu 29 Awarded
Olympic Rings for participating in the 2016 Olympic Challenge 0 Awarded
Pink Ribbon for all ppl who walk in Breast Cancer Awareness Month walk 14 Awarded
Reaching out for first creating the first Forum Thread 44,804 Awarded
Ready for Change for Change group workshop participants 0 Awarded
Self-Harm Team for dedication to supporting those in Self-Harm Recovery Community 0 Awarded
Strangers Unite for sharing the “Talk to Strangers’ page with your personal network 82 Awarded
Summer Events 2017 for participating in a special event organized by your subcommunity during the summer of 2017 28 Awarded
Supportive Smile for completing 50 group chats and earning 150 compassion hearts 7,589 Awarded
Teammate for joining your first subcommunity 8,290 Awarded
Trauma Support Team for dedication to supporting those in Trauma Support Community 0 Awarded
TS Key for access to the Thinking Space room 2,436 Awarded
Winter 2018 Special Event for community members that participated in a winter 2018 event 0 Awarded
Wise One for completing 500 group chats and earning 1500 compassion hearts 1,324 Awarded
3rd Birthday Star for sharing your referral link in honor of 7 Cups’ 3rd Birthday 20 Awarded
Care Messenger for having a personal referral URL visited by 100 different people 15 Awarded
Got your Back for having a personal referral URL visited by 5 different people 402 Awarded
Hobnob for refrerring 5 new Members to 7 Cups of Tea 13 Awarded
Lifting Up for the first click received to personal referral URL 3,558 Awarded
MedX for feeling proud and spreading the news that 7 Cups won the Stanford MedX Prize for Health Care Systems Design! 49 Awarded
Open Arms for having a personal referral URL visited by 50 different people 39 Awarded
Social Butterfly for being a committed soldier spreading the word about 7cups for 3 consecutive months! 0 Awarded
Social Soldier for uniforming up and dedicating time to reach out to people in need of support for 1 month! 0 Awarded
Strong Support for having a personal referral URL visited by 20 different people 92 Awarded
Chief Chat for completing the first conversation 1,590,878 Awarded
Confident Voice for leaving text reviews for 5 Listeners 13,093 Awarded
Hello Again for reconnecting with an old listener and saying hello! 336 Awarded
Honest Voice for leaving the first text review for a Listener 323,677 Awarded
Journeying Strong for sending 1,000 messages to Listeners 31,115 Awarded
Linked for connecting with a Listener or a Therapist for the first time 3,610,246 Awarded
Milestone for sending 500 messages to Listeners 57,209 Awarded
Power Voice for leaving text reviews for 10 Listeners 4,722 Awarded
Quintet for connecting with 5 Listeners 324,076 Awarded
Reconnect for completing a second conversation with the same Listener 788,601 Awarded
Sponsee for members who work with a listener sponsor 87 Awarded
Strong Bond for completing 100 conversations with the same Listener 6,562 Awarded
Strong Bond I for completing 10 chats each with 10 different listeners 1,439 Awarded
Strong Bond II for completing 25 chats each with 10 different listeners 0 Awarded
Strong Bond III for completing 50 chats with 20 different listeners 25 Awarded
Strong Start for sending 100 messages to Listeners 310,164 Awarded
Super Active for connecting with 15 Listeners 70,570 Awarded
Togetherness for completing 50 chats with the same listener 3,115 Awarded
Walking Together for completing 25 conversations with the same Listener 26,662 Awarded
Hand Shake for signing up to become a Member
Member Oath for taking the 7 Cups member oath 1,357 Awarded
Newbie for being a new member less than 4 weeks 88,814 Awarded
Country Champion for spreading the word about 7 Cups in your country & being a leader for your country community on and off of 7 Cups 0 Awarded
Country Leader for on-site community builders, helping to build country communities at 7 Cups 0 Awarded
Forum Flag Team for members of the forum flag team 1 Awarded
Forum Member Leader for a member who has been selected to help moderate & support the 7 Cups public forums 6 Awarded
Q & A Glitter Trotter for members of the Q & A approval team 3 Awarded
Question Crew for members of the Q & A team that help with question approvals 2 Awarded
Training Badge for access to special leadership training rooms 8 Awarded

Member Levels

Members progress from one level to the next as they earn Growth Points during their journey at 7 Cups of Tea.

Member Level Growth Points Required
Embraced 0
Embraced 1 93
Embraced 2 201
Embraced 3 321
Embraced 4 452
Embraced 5 595
Member Level Growth Points Required
Little Steps 684
Little Steps 1 817
Little Steps 2 958
Little Steps 3 1,100
Little Steps 4 1,250
Little Steps 5 1,411
Little Steps 6 1,556
Member Level Growth Points Required
Hopeful Heart 1,695
Hopeful Heart 1 1,795
Hopeful Heart 2 1,945
Hopeful Heart 3 2,103
Hopeful Heart 4 2,279
Hopeful Heart 5 2,480
Hopeful Heart 6 2,683
Hopeful Heart 7 2,894
Member Level Growth Points Required
Seeking Light 3,092
Seeking Light 1 3,267
Seeking Light 2 3,456
Seeking Light 3 3,676
Seeking Light 4 3,919
Seeking Light 5 4,184
Seeking Light 6 4,423
Seeking Light 7 4,699
Seeking Light 8 5,010
Member Level Growth Points Required
Moving Along 5,275
Moving Along 1 5,564
Moving Along 2 5,883
Moving Along 3 6,181
Moving Along 4 6,500
Moving Along 5 6,834
Moving Along 6 7,176
Moving Along 7 7,532
Moving Along 8 7,899
Moving Along 9 8,299
Member Level Growth Points Required
Pacing Forward 8,678
Pacing Forward 1 9,090
Pacing Forward 2 9,526
Pacing Forward 3 9,991
Pacing Forward 4 10,478
Pacing Forward 5 10,981
Pacing Forward 6 11,470
Pacing Forward 7 11,990
Pacing Forward 8 12,536
Pacing Forward 9 13,101
Pacing Forward 10 13,622
Member Level Growth Points Required
Progress Road 14,178
Progress Road 1 14,767
Progress Road 2 15,376
Progress Road 3 15,996
Progress Road 4 16,641
Progress Road 5 17,295
Progress Road 6 17,916
Progress Road 7 18,559
Progress Road 8 19,192
Progress Road 9 19,804
Progress Road 10 20,477
Member Level Growth Points Required
Aiming High 21,164
Aiming High 1 21,875
Aiming High 2 22,598
Aiming High 3 23,298
Aiming High 4 23,974
Aiming High 5 24,697
Aiming High 6 25,438
Aiming High 7 26,192
Aiming High 8 26,924
Aiming High 9 27,722
Aiming High 10 28,433
Member Level Growth Points Required
Determined Treads 29,267
Determined Treads 1 30,118
Determined Treads 2 30,991
Determined Treads 3 31,813
Determined Treads 4 32,603
Determined Treads 5 33,466
Determined Treads 6 34,365
Determined Treads 7 35,299
Determined Treads 8 36,250
Determined Treads 9 37,213
Determined Treads 10 38,195
Member Level Growth Points Required
Crossing Mileposts 39,171
Crossing Mileposts 1 40,113
Crossing Mileposts 2 41,102
Crossing Mileposts 3 42,124
Crossing Mileposts 4 43,124
Crossing Mileposts 5 44,200
Crossing Mileposts 6 45,239
Crossing Mileposts 7 46,315
Crossing Mileposts 8 47,414
Crossing Mileposts 9 48,394
Crossing Mileposts 10 49,477
Crossing Mileposts 11 50,578
Member Level Growth Points Required
Confident Walk 51,706
Confident Walk 1 52,843
Confident Walk 2 54,008
Confident Walk 3 55,108
Confident Walk 4 56,281
Confident Walk 5 57,463
Confident Walk 6 58,657
Confident Walk 7 59,877
Confident Walk 8 61,097
Confident Walk 9 62,334
Confident Walk 10 63,582
Confident Walk 11 64,826
Member Level Growth Points Required
Big Steps 66,098
Big Steps 1 67,357
Big Steps 2 68,648
Big Steps 3 69,976
Big Steps 4 71,287
Big Steps 5 72,622
Big Steps 6 73,950
Big Steps 7 75,326
Big Steps 8 76,725
Big Steps 9 78,136
Big Steps 10 79,574
Member Level Growth Points Required
Marching Ahead 81,019
Marching Ahead 1 82,491
Marching Ahead 2 83,891
Marching Ahead 3 85,348
Marching Ahead 4 86,837
Marching Ahead 5 88,340
Marching Ahead 6 89,867
Marching Ahead 7 91,401
Marching Ahead 8 92,934
Marching Ahead 9 94,475
Marching Ahead 10 96,034
Marching Ahead 11 97,607
Member Level Growth Points Required
Moving Swiftly 99,197
Moving Swiftly 1 100,824
Moving Swiftly 2 102,455
Moving Swiftly 3 104,103
Moving Swiftly 4 105,791
Moving Swiftly 5 107,491
Moving Swiftly 6 109,188
Moving Swiftly 7 110,911
Moving Swiftly 8 112,662
Moving Swiftly 9 114,444
Moving Swiftly 10 116,243
Moving Swiftly 11 117,966
Member Level Growth Points Required
Soaring Heights 119,766
Soaring Heights 1 121,586
Soaring Heights 2 123,420
Soaring Heights 3 125,275
Soaring Heights 4 127,146
Soaring Heights 5 129,051
Soaring Heights 6 130,978
Soaring Heights 7 132,924
Soaring Heights 8 134,902
Soaring Heights 9 136,853
Soaring Heights 10 138,837
Soaring Heights 11 140,847
Soaring Heights 12 142,868
Member Level Growth Points Required
New Horizon 144,568
New Horizon 1 146,606
New Horizon 2 148,717
New Horizon 3 151,004
New Horizon 4 153,196
New Horizon 5 155,471
New Horizon 6 157,671
New Horizon 7 160,014
New Horizon 8 162,380
New Horizon 9 164,771
New Horizon 10 167,172
New Horizon 11 169,595
New Horizon 12 172,024
Member Level Growth Points Required
Achieving Goals 174,493
Achieving Goals 1 176,974
Achieving Goals 2 179,475
Achieving Goals 3 182,007
Achieving Goals 4 184,207
Achieving Goals 5 186,374
Achieving Goals 6 188,755
Achieving Goals 7 190,864
Achieving Goals 8 193,335
Achieving Goals 9 195,686
Achieving Goals 10 198,386
Achieving Goals 11 201,037
Achieving Goals 12 203,199
Member Level Growth Points Required
Scaling Summit 205,792
Scaling Summit 1 208,599
Scaling Summit 2 211,517
Scaling Summit 3 214,526
Scaling Summit 4 217,709
Scaling Summit 5 220,970
Scaling Summit 6 224,303
Scaling Summit 7 227,711
Scaling Summit 8 230,711
Scaling Summit 9 233,509
Scaling Summit 10 236,101
Scaling Summit 11 238,752
Scaling Summit 12 241,529
Member Level Growth Points Required
Seeking Peace 244,402
Seeking Peace 1 246,793
Seeking Peace 2 249,502
Seeking Peace 3 252,602
Seeking Peace 4 255,711
Seeking Peace 5 258,989
Seeking Peace 6 262,387
Seeking Peace 7 265,848
Seeking Peace 8 268,929
Seeking Peace 9 272,801
Seeking Peace 10 275,100
Seeking Peace 11 278,100
Seeking Peace 12 281,621
Member Level Growth Points Required
Meaningful Journey 285,293
Meaningful Journey 1 289,075
Meaningful Journey 2 293,055
Meaningful Journey 3 296,727
Meaningful Journey 4 300,289
Meaningful Journey 5 303,781
Meaningful Journey 6 307,681
Meaningful Journey 7 311,684
Meaningful Journey 8 315,692
Meaningful Journey 9 319,712
Meaningful Journey 10 323,910
Meaningful Journey 11 328,144
Meaningful Journey 12 332,420
Meaningful Journey 13 336,771