Handwriting is a remarkable reflection of a person’s
true, but often hidden character. Since
handwriting emanates from our unconscious, our emotions and
state of mind influence the way we form our letters. Handwriting is, in essence, “body language on
Handwriting analysis is the
ability to decode from the pattern on the page a writer's
energy, state of mind, and potential at the time of the writing.
From a multifaceted understanding of human behavior, a
graphologist can draw a unique portrait that involves the
writer's character and life experiences. This is obtained by
looking at the movement, space and form of the letters on the
page. It is a bit like watching a photograph develop before your
Handwriting analysis or graphology can help to assess compatibility among individuals
and point out signs of conflict, anger, anxiety or melancholy before
they arise. Graphology can also match the right person with the
right job and other useful business applications by determining an
employee's sincerity or lack of integrity, and uncovering hidden talents and skills.
Graphology has been studied and practiced for centuries, and its
roots are based in psychology. It is seriously used in investigative
work, business, and counseling. Fortune 500 companies, police departments,
insurance companies, and other respected organizations have benefited
from its applications.
Europeans have viewed graphology as a serious business tool for
centuries. In the United States, businesses, universities and government
bureaus often turn to graphologists to learn more about employees
and students as well as to uncover vital clues in criminal investigations.
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