Humans are arguably the most fascinating species on the planet. Sure, BBC’s Planet Earth might seem to suggest otherwise, but our extraordinary abilities to think outside the box, talk and write are proof enough.
Written language is one of the most unique facets of human nature. We’ve been using written language since 3200 BC and we’re the only known beings on Earth that communicate through this method.
Over time, handwriting analysis (graphology) began to emerge as its own field and graphologists discovered that handwriting can be linked to people’s personality traits. It is also helpful in detecting lies and identifying certain ailments.
The way you dot your “i”or cross your “t”, the spacing between words, the shape and style of your letters can speak volumes about who you are. In fact, research has shown handwritten text can reveal over 5,000 personality traits.
Keep on reading to find out what yours says about your true character then put it to the test with your family and friends. The results could tell you something new and unexpected about yourself and your loved ones.
Step 1: Write
Grab a sheet of paper and write the following sentences down, preferably in cursive:
A) She sells sea shells on the seashore.
B) The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.
Cursive is recommended because it is provides a more accurate reading of a person’s traits according to graphologist Kathi McKnight, but if you're more comfortable with print then so be it.
Click on the next page to analyze what your penmanship reveals about you.