Month: March 2018

How To Be Creative In Handwriting

Creative writing exercises are not just for children learning to handwrite for the first time. Adults can definitely benefit from practicing a few new approaches to handwriting. If you want to improve the appearance of your writing, you should learn a few exercises that can quickly get you on the right track, whether you want to translate your skills into a career or just yearn to have more legible handwriting.

Use Creative Writing Exercises to Break Bad Habits
Believe it or not, you should not be letting your fingers do most of the work when you write. Instead, you should more so be using other muscle groups, such as your shoulders and forearms. Moving these areas of the body more than your fingers can create a greater flow as you write, rather than sloppy scrawls on the page. Most people assume their fingers should do be doing most of the “heavy lifting” in handwriting, but putting the shoulders and forearms to work while writing should create a more elegant result.…

Surviving the Dorms…

Have you ever tried to do that thing where you pat your head with one hand, and rub circles on your chest with your other hand? It’s kind of hard, not impossible, but hard. I think it’s challenging because one action is distracting you from doing another action. Sound familiar? Living in the dorms and doing well in school isn’t much different.

I think living in a dorm is something that every college student should do for at least one year. It is a great way to experience college as an underclassman, and it presents you with several opportunities that you probably wouldn’t get anywhere else. But there are few things that you should know and remember.

1. Go to class – There WILL be mornings where you literally wake up and don’t feel like moving. It will be 9 am or earlier, you can’t find your shoes, and your backpack is hanging from the ceiling fan. This may sound like a terrific opportunity to sleep in and watch reruns of The Price is Right, but you really should just get up and go to class. It becomes easy to take a few classes off here and there, but it will benefit you to try to make EVERY class.…

Practice Writing Makes Perfect Writing

Beautiful handwriting is all about practice. Here are writing tips so you can not only improve your penmanship but also find your style. Handwriting can be fun, and it doesn’t feel like you’re in school and being graded on your effort.

Although the Sumerians can be credited for inventing the earliest form of writing (in the form of simple pictographs), it was the Egyptians and the Chinese who came up with the earliest handwriting using an alphabet.
We owe our own handwriting primarily to the Latin used by the Romans. As our handwriting developed over the centuries, it soon became sort of an art form. Dry, boxy letters became soft cursive and the art of penmanship was born.…

Fundamentals of Handwriting Analysis

Handwriting analysis can be a fun hobby, but it’s also an important technique used by criminal investigators to try and understand the behavior of a suspect. Some companies use handwriting analysis during the hiring process to predict a potential employee’s personality and job suitability and future performance. Handwriting analysis, or graphology, is somewhat controversial and not presently accepted as a legal tool.

While the jury might still be out on the formal applications of handwriting analysis, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t take advantage of it.
Handwriting analysis can give us an insight into a person’s behavior, state of mind and overall personality. Since handwriting analysis is not an exact science, however, it’s important to allow for variations and not to expect anything too precise.…