Graphotherapy – what is it?

Graphotherapy is the use of handwriting analysis, or graphology, for personal development, self growth: to change some aspect or aspects of your personality.

You may think how you write is a conscious choice, after all when you choose to do your “best” writing, it looks different from the quick scrawl you make as you take notes from a phone call.

But the changes you are making in that situation are purely cosmetic.  The strokes that show the individual personality traits lodged deep in your subconscious remain the same.

Graphotherapy works with the subconscious to make changes to those personality traits.

The good news is that you can do it yourself.  It’s free. Continue reading

Create a Power Signature

Question: What writing do you see most of anyone’s?

Answer: Their Signature.signature sample

If you are interested in having a signature that will come out tops in a signature analysis, you need to know what strokes will help you and why. Continue reading

Choosing Personality Tests: why Handwriting Analysis

There are a wide variety of personality tests you can do and most people enjoy taking a personality quiz.multiple choice answers

However the problem with most personality assessments is that it involves you answering questions about you. Handwriting analysis solves that problem. Continue reading

Your Attitude Shows

Your attitude can make you or break you.  It can make your relationships, your job, your life.  It can also break all of the above.

Attitude is a choice.  It doesn’t matter what your circumstances.  You can still choose to have a good attitude.frog attitude

Victor Frankl, who was a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp wrote that “the only thing they could not take away from us was our attitude.”

But so many people do allow life to rob them of their positive attitude.

You can tell attitude, positive and negative, from handwriting. Continue reading

Motivate yourself

We all become de-motivated at times.  No matter how keen, how driven, how ambitious, life sometimes just gets on top of us and we find it hard to keep our enthusiasm.

Handwriting can help here, as it can in most areas of life. Continue reading

Signature Analysis: what is special about your signature

So why is a signature so special?

What does a signature analysis tell you that analyzing the rest of your writing will not?

Your signature is very personal. It is the face you show the world.  It is what you want people to see you as.

The body of your writing (ie the other writing rather than your signature) is the real you.  The signature is your public face. Continue reading

What Employers Want: Top Ten Personality Traits

What are employers looking for in their new hires?

Obviously that the person can do the job for which they are hiring.  But beyond that, what makes one person a more desirable employee than another who has exactly the same qualifications and experience?


Employers hire people who “fit” the job, who “fit” the company culture and the team.

There are certain “soft skills” or personal qualities that consistently rate very high on the most employers “top ten.” Continue reading

Handwriting Analysis: asking for writing samples

Asking a Job Candidate for a Writing Sample

I often hear people who have been asked for a handwritten cover letter agonizing over the possibility that it was then sent for handwriting analysis.

It may well have been, of course, I can’t possibly know.

However, the savvy employer would not be doing that. Continue reading

Handwriting Analysis is very Practical: here’s how

Why is this blog called “Practical” Handwriting Analysis?  Why not just Handwriting Analysis?

The Dictionary describes “Practical” in the following ways:

  • Adapted or designed for actual use; useful; practical instructions
  • Inclined toward or fitted for actual work or useful activities

That is my goal in Practical Handwriting Analysis:

  • To develop a blog that will highlight a show practical uses for Handwriting Analysis, for every-day people who are not necessarily trained handwriting analysts.

I want to give you the tools to use handwriting analysis in your “actual work or useful activities”.fyi pen Continue reading

Practical Handwriting Analysis: What you’ll find on this blog

What is Practical Handwriting Analysis?

Just what it sounds like.

It is a blog dedicated to the practical benefits of the science of Handwriting Analysis.

What are the practical benefits?

Well, as this blog develops, there will be a far ranging variety of benefits explained and demonstrated for you to consider.

For now here are a few of the more obvious benefits: Continue reading