When was the last time you paid attention to how you dot your i's and cross your t's? Probably never. Well, you may want to grab whatever handwritten notes you have handy and take a look.

As it turns out, how you write can indicate more than 5,000 personality traits. The size and shape of your letters, spacing between words, and even how hard you press your pen down can signify all sorts of characteristics. It can even give clues about your health and energy levels.

Curious to know what your handwriting says about you? Check out the infographic below from National Pen to start your own analysis.


free guide to writing well

Originally published Jul 13, 2015 12:00:00 PM, updated February 01 2017


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