Becoming a Graphologist: The Life of a Professional Handwriting Analyst

Becoming a Graphologist:

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A Look Inside the Working Life of a Professional Handwriting Analyst

People often ask what was behind me becoming a Graphologist.

A friend had a tongue in cheek, answer “You’re just nosey!”. I have another – I was bored! Continue reading

The Top 10 Success & Achievement Traits

 The Top 10 Success & Achievement Traits

Here are the Top 10 Success & Achievement Traits and how to identify them from Handwriting.

We all read body language instinctively.

Only 7% of our understanding actually comes from the words a person says.
So body language plays a large part in our spoken communication process.

No less so in written communication.

Handwriting is a form of body language.
We all form an impression of the writer instinctively, when we look at the written word.
By studying handwriting in depth, the entire personality is revealed.

Below are some quick handwriting analysis tips on the subject of goal setting and goal achieving. Enjoy! Continue reading

Change your life, be all you can be – by changing your handwriting.

Change your life, be all you can be – by changing your handwriting.

Change your life: Be all you can be

Yes, it works.

You can change your life by changing your writing.

Personal Development using Handwriting, or Graphotherapy, involves changing your writing to change character traits.

  • It is a unique, but extremely effective way of realizing your potential.
  • You can improve your life with this self-help tool which is readily available at no cost to you: your handwriting.
  • You can change characteristics and personality traits by changing your writing.

Are you scoffing at the thought of your handwriting’s ability to change your life?

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What does Handwriting Analysis DO?

What does Handwriting Analysis DO?

So it’s all very interesting to say I am a Handwriting Analyst, but what does Handwriting Analysis DO?

how_can_this_be_a_jobThere are two main ways of using handwriting analysis.

  1. To identify personality traits (Personality) and put together a complete picture of the person
  2. To identify if two or more writing samples were written by the same person (Forgery Analysis)

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Job Fit free chapter: how to choose the right/write job for your personality

Job Fit free chapter: how to choose the right/write job for your personality

Job Fit free chapter: Don’t just find a job, choose the right/write job.

Handwriting Analysis shows your personality. Your personality denotes what type of work you are best suited to, and will most enjoy. So Job Fit and the Job Fit free chapter make perfect sense by analyzing your personality so you can find the ideal job for you.

Do you lose track of time and space as you concentrate on work? Or do you take in all your surroundings and enjoy and variety of constant interruptions and a busy, even hectic environment?

If your writing is small you prefer to get on with what is in front of you, to shut out distractions, and concentrate.

If your writing is large, you are quite happy to deal with a constantly changing situation, enjoying the coming and going of happenings and would not at all like to be sat down in front of a computer to type, in solitary silence all day.

Does that above right true for you – whether your writing is large or small? Can you relate it to other people you know?

That is just one small item from the many traits that affect how you work and what type of work will suit you best.

Do you make ‘even connectives’ (straight lines joining two or letters)? Or do you make your lower case ‘r’s with a flat top? If so, you will probably enjoy work that uses your hands skillfully.

Do you get emotionally involved or can you distance yourself from your emotions if necessary? Do you feel and or show sympathy easily? Do you enjoy relating to others or prefer being alone?

There are so many questions to ask when choosing the ideal work, and this book helps you find them, without prejudice, without feeling you are either blowing your own horn and being egotistical or downplaying your strengths. Your writing shows both your strengths and weaknesses as they really are – not as either you or someone else rates them. It is unbiased and so can help you where more emotionally involved ways canno.

We are very excited to introduce a new Ebook: Job Fit and to offer our readers a free sample of what’s inside.

If you’d like to find out more about how to choose the best job to fit your personality, visit our bookstore.

Trust and Handwriting Analysis

One of the things most often asked about handwriting analysis is how to tell if someone is trustworthy. Honesty is the most obvious component of trust, but there are several others.

Honesty involves having no loops or hooks in the circle letters, a, o, or the circle parts of d and g.

But it is also necessary to take into account whether or not the writer is so implusive as to act without thinking, and, perhaps, regret it later. Strong emotional impulsive behavior is indicated by a very far right slant. The writer gets caught up in the moment and doesnt’ think about what s/he is doing till afterwards.

Someone who rushes through life not really thinking things through, regardless of the slant of their writing, can often do things that make others wonder about them. It is another form of thoughtlessness, and can be identified by writing that has no real form, just a unformed scrawl. (Note: those who write their signatures many times a day may develop this type of signature for speed: their regular writing had to be seen to identify the trait of not thinking things through.)

A widely varied slant within the same line or paragraph of writing indicates emotions that are all over the place. Again, it can result in behavior that is not stable or reliable.
Wondering you can trust someone in a relationship?…


Just have a signature to look at?…

Free article on honesty in handwriting…

I-dot in your signature

If you have an i dot in your signature, give some thought to what it will say about you. Remember that all the usual rules of handwriting analysis apply, but they are magnified and personalized by being in your signature. Of course, i-dots only appear in lower case i, so if you have a capital I in your name, the guidelines below do not apply to that.

– a drawn or “creative” i-dot suggests that you need to stand out as being different. This is a very common stroke to find the writing of teenage girls.

– a jabbed, short, straight line for an i dot is someone who is feeling rather restless or even irritated, or perhaps just in always in a hurry.

– no i-dot, where there is a lower case i is someone who does not pay due attention to detail.

– an i-dot which then continues as the lead in stroke for the next letter, shows intelligence and creativity.

– an i dot meticullously close to the top of the lower case i is a writer who takes meticulous care of the smaller details. Good for accountants, engineers etc, but can be a problem in more people centered work.

And lastly, a lower case i, with or without a dot, used in place of a capital I (at the beginning of a name, or as a middle initial) shows either genuine underestimation of self, or trying to project an image of extreme modesty. The rest of the writing will show which it is. It is most likely to be an image the writer is trying to give.

So although the i-dot is small and often unobtrusive, it carries true meaning as to the character of the writer. So if you have an i-dot in your signature, give some thought as to how you want to be seen.

Read a free article on the i-dots in handwriting…

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Your “Best” Writing

When people give me writing to analyze they almost always apologize that it is not their “best” writing, and follow up with some reason why.

But I don’t want their “best” writing, and neither do you if you are going to be looking for personality traits in the script.

Think of a little child, whom you tell to be on their “best” behavior.

What does that child do?

Assuming they really are trying to be on their best behavior, they will try to behave in the way that they have been taught is the “right” way to behave. This will be what they have been told by parents or teachers.

In succesfully doing so, the child will hide most of his/her natural personality, and show only what s/he has been told is acceptable behavior. If you really want to get to know that child, you want to observe him/her playing, mixing with other kids, and generally being free and open.

The same happens with your best writing.

At some point in your life, you were taught to write. At that point, correct writing was what the teacher wrote on the board, or what was shown in the writing text book. You copied that to the best of your ability to create what was expected of you, and what was considered good writing.

You may or may not at a later time in your life had an interest in good writing. If you did, it was probably because you didn’t like the look of yours, or that others were having trouble reading it, so you once more decided to adopt a “best” writing style.

Either way, the chances are that you adopted a style that someone else created and copied it carefully. Whenever you varied from that style, you considered it a mistake, or bad writing. So in your mind, good writing is actually someone else’s writing style.

And in analyzing handwriting, obviously, we want the personality of the writer him or herself, not someone else, or (what would actually be the case) partly someone else.

So for analyzing, we want not the best writing, but what I refer to as your “normal scrawl.” How you write when you are in a hurry, or just writing a memo to yourself. Your off-camera writing style.

This is where the real you shows through with less influence from others.

So anytime you are analyzing writing, yours or someone else’s, make sure it’s the writer’s “normal scrawl” and keep the “best” writing for thank you letters and official documents.

Find out more about what your writing says about you…

Handwriting analysis and stress reduction


These are stressful times for many of us and we have all probably heard the standard ways of coping with it: exercise, eat right, get enough sleep etc.

But here is a way you may not have thought of … and it’s worth your while to try it because it really does work wonders.

Use your handwriting to reduce your stress.

How?

Take a clean sheet of paper, and a pen you like (or a pencil) and just fill the page with gently flowing “e”s.

Choose your favorite color of paper, felt pen or crayon if your visual.

You cannot be stressed or angry and write soft edged “e”s at the same time, and once this exercise has taken you away from your troubles for a while, it will be easier to look at things objectively and take things more easy.

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Get a job with help from your handwriting

When you go for a job interview, or even when you are writing your resume and cover letter, do you know what your soft skills are? Do you know what personal qualities the employer is looking for?

Your writing can help.

You may think you know yourself pretty well, but by examining your handwriting you may find other gifts and strengths you hadn’t thought of marketing for the job.

Here are some job applications for personality traits and how to identify them from writing.

The ability to concentrate well on the job in hand: shows in small writing.

Ability to sway others to your point of view with passion, feeling and persuasivieness: your writing will have a far right slant.

Ability to persuade others to your point of view using cool, analytical logic: your writing will be upright, with sharp V formations at the baseline.

Creative, imaginative, always coming up with new ideas: your writing will have large upper loops on l,k,f, h

Good at turning ideas into practicalities, making them work, taking action on them: your writing will show large lower loops on j,y,g,f

Clear thinking: your writing will have no “lead in” strokes on the letters. This traits is a two edged sword. It also means blunt and direct – so not appropriate if extreme diplomacy is required!

Well organized: you will have equally balanced top and bottom to your lower case “f”

Loyalty: you’re i-dots will just be round dots, not drawn lines or shapes or jabs.

There are a great many more traits that can be found in handwriting that can help you get a job, or as an employer, help you hire the right person.

It obviously would not be a good idea to claim to the employer you have any particular quality because it shows in your handwriting!

So once you’ve identified the qualities you want the employer to know about, think back, and come up with real life, true stories of when you used these qualities, and have these ready to offer at the interview.

Here you can find many more traits the employers are looking for.

In tough times, it’s the extra something you offer the employer that is likely to get you the job. Know yourself. Know what you can offer. And make sure you tell the employer about it, and the benefits it will bring to him (or her).