Is handwriting actually a reflection of a person’s personality?

HandwritingMost of us simply stop paying attention to handwriting soon after a certain age. We have our own excuses on how being overtly busy and short of time has made us drag the letters along, sometimes to such an extent that anyone else trying to read us would have to use a magnifier. You may start thinking and even believing that it doesn’t matter. But what if you were told that it is at places considered a medium to gauge your personality?

 Is handwriting actually a reflection of a person’s personality?

Our words say more about us than we might think. The popular belief is that writing is a way of expressing. Handwriting speaks volumes of an individual. It is a personal expression, and reflects who the person is on the inside. Everybody’s handwriting is unique, just like one’s fingerprint.

Our writing can determine our goals, willpower, persistence, intellect, initiative, ambition, imagination, self-confidence, vanity, repression, aggression, resentment, anger, integrity and above all sociability .

According to a research, our handwriting can give away clues of about 5,000 different personality traits based on :

  • the way we space our letters,
  • how we sign our name, and
  • even how we connect the letter ‘o’ and ‘s’ to other letters in a word.

Our writing is like an energy. Just as our energy varies from high to low, our moods vary from excitement to sorrow, our writing will vary to reflect this.  However, we are still the same person underneath those moods. Every time we put pen to paper the basic characteristics we possess will surface. We are a combination of dozens of different factors, a unique you that no one else is like. That is why our handwriting is unlike anyone else’s.

Although we are taught the same handwriting style as thousands of other school age children, our handwriting evolves with us as the years go by. It takes on a more personal style. Along with character development as we age, many elements occur during our lifetime that play a part in modifying us : culture, education, family and social background, influences and experiences. Our handwriting wraps ups all of these factors.

This article will help you find out what your writing says about you.

Luck, Hard work or Focus – What is important?

Have you ever wondered why or how people like Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Cristiano Ronaldo, Shahrukh Khan, Warren Buffet became what they have become? And when you do, what comes to mind as possible reasons? Mostly we hear people saying things like Luck, Hard Work, Focus, and/or Dedication. It all makes sense but really is that all?

luckLuck:Whenever we look at successful people, we call them ‘lucky!’. But what is luck? Is it just a chance, a good fortune? If yes, then how do people get repeated successes? If we were to say that luck is important too, then we would define luck as a confluence of perseverance, prospects and preference. Opportunities present themselves every day to every person. Do they not? But only a person who recognizes them and seizes them without delay, gets to convert these opportunities to their preferred outcomes. And we very comfortably tag them ‘lucky’. However, a close look reveals that only those people who persevere to look for prospective opportunities to exploit become lucky. Hey, but this is no rocket science! Still why most of the ordinary folks are not able to do so? Why?

Hard work: “…No, No, it’s not luck, its Hard work or rather Smart work…”. This is the answer of most people who don’t believe in luck. And I am sure they are correct. No success is achieved without hard work or sweat. Even the child prodigies became world-class experts in their fields, only after working at it for a long time. Sachin Tendulkar was at his best only when he was 24-year-old, although he had started showed brilliance at a young age of 16. I am yet to find a single successful person who hasn’t done his share of hardwork. But, why is putting  hard hours so difficult?  Why do most of ordinary people give up sooner? Why?

Focus and Dedication: Maybe it is the lack of focus and dedication. Often people are not focused and they stop. Hard work without focus leads to only a sinusoidal performance curve with lots of peaks and valleys. It doesn’t yield a consistently improving performance. So focus and dedication should be the key to success. Well, we all know the importance of focus and dedication since our childhood, yet most of us find it difficult to maintain it over a long period of time? Do over achievers have a special brain or some additional nerves to keep them focused? No!  Most high achievers have similar brains as the ordinary people. Then why?

Secret Ingredient to Success: All the above mentioned things are required for success but they are not sufficient.There is one secret ingredient to the gravy that brings flavor to the complete dish and make it yummy! And that ingredient is INNER DRIVE. Every individual has at least one strong Inner Drive. And then they have many external drives. The individuals for whom the external drive syncs well with the true inner drive, achieving success becomes a reality. The unfortunate part is that most ordinary folks spend their whole life without realizing their true inner drive.

Now what is this Inner Drive? We often use words like Passion, Obsession, Mania to talk about Inner Drive. I chose to call this yearning as INNER DRIVE, to clearly differentiate it from the external drivers. For some people this inner drive is to connect with other people, for others it is money. For some it is knowledge, and for others it is relationships. While for others it is leadership, and for others it is creation. Those who understand their inner drive and live their life with a yearning to fulfill it, become super successful. You can look at any successful person and you will see a very strong inner drive which led to his success. Be it Mother Teresa to help the needy, or Mahatma Gandhi to strive for truth and fairness.

As Bruce Springsteen once said :  “When it comes to luck, you make your own.”

Supermoon – Everything you need to know about it.

supermoonYou may have heard about Monday’s supermoon, but what exactly is it, and is it really all that super?

In order to understand this phenomenon, you need to know a little bit about the orbital mechanics of  our solar system and how the sun, Earth and moon move.

The distance from Earth to the moon is an average of 384,000 km. However, the moon’s orbit is elliptical — as opposed to circular — and its distance varies by roughly 30,000 km over the course of one month. That means that once a month the moon is at a position closest to earth known as perigee, and farthest, apogee.

This phenomenon occurs when the full moon is closest to the Earth on its orbit.

How the supermoon got its name?

While astronomers refer to this phenomenon as a perigee full moon. The term supermoon has gained a foothold in popular culture.

Astrologer Richard Noelle says he coined the term supermoon in a 1979 article he wrote for Horoscope magazine. It described “a new or full moon which occurs with the Moon at or near (within 90 per cent of) its closest approach to Earth in a given orbit.”

November’s supermoon is also known as the Beaver Moon or Frost Moon. The names were coined by Native Americans due to the time at which the weather started getting colder and more pelts were needed to keep warm.

What can you expect to see?

In 2016, we’ll get a total of three supermoons:

  • one that passed on October 16,
  • the second on Monday, November 14  and,
  • the third on December 16.

But what makes Monday’s supermoon so special is that it’s the closest supermoon since January 26, 1948. It becomes full about two hours before perigee, at which time the moon will be roughly 356,509 kilometres from Earth.

Nasa says that we will not see a supermoon this close to earth  again until November 25, 2034. The moon will appear up to one-third brighter and 14% bigger than average.

If you missed the supermoon this Link will show you the 11 eye catching  images of this event from across the world.

Funny English – When English was murdered

As they say English is a funny language, here are some examples :

 

English

So it seems like you should contact them if you need a free WIFE.

 

English

I wanted a solid tea, and my friend wanted a balloon of gaseous tea.

 

English

They are probably going to give you a LAUNCH.

 

English

I am pretty sure they’re way ahead of their competitors.

 

English

This guy “Passed Away”.

 

English

I fell sick after reading this.

 

English

Happy Marriage “University” Bro.

 

English

Don’t WAIST your talent.

 

English

The College name was perfectly PLANNED.

 

 

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Elder just got LARGE.

 

 

English

This guy is in trouble now.

 

 

 

English

His friend passed way. May he R.I.P. just like his English.

 

 

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This guy is probably a genius.

Exam Stress : Symptoms and handling techniques

Everyone gets stressed during exams. exam_time_014A little bit of stress can be a good thing as it motivates us to knuckle down and work hard. But exams can make stress levels get out of hand, which can prevent us from performing our best. So it’s important to address it and get it back under control.

Stress Symptoms :

  • Difficulty getting to sleep or difficulty waking up in the morning
  • Constant tiredness
  • Forgetfulness
  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Poor appetite
  • Loss of interest in activities
  • Increased anxiety and irritability
  • Increased heart rate
  • Migraines/headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Dizziness

How to cope with Exam Stress?

  • Keeping well : First and the foremost thing to cope with exam stress is to keep well. The three vital things your body needs to keep well is food, water and sleep.blockexams_2
  1. Water : Keeping hydrated is important for brain functions, distributing nutrients around our body and removing what we no longer need.
  2. Food : Nourish your body with lots of healthy food. Stock up on healthy snacks fuel your body and mind with lots of greens, fruit, nuts and seeds for healthy energy boosting snacks and make sure you have a balanced diet of three meals a day.
  3. Sleep : Sleep is so important, it’s your body’s healing time, when the cells repair and your brain archives and detoxes the millions of thoughts that have raced through your mind during the day.
  • Keeping yourself focused : When you wake each morning don’t rush to the nearest set of notes or textbook. Sit quietly in bed or look out of the window, place your hand on your heart and take deep breaths. Once you have found a rhythm that works for you – say one thing you are grateful for and set an intention for your day.
  • Setting yourself study goals : Always set yourself a study goal for the day which can be broken down into smaller tasks to become more manageable. This will help you stay relaxed and focused on what you need to complete.
  • Stick to what makes you happy : A routine is so important – if you love to run regularly, or like to have a kick around at the park, keep it up. It releases happy hormones and keeps you feeling grounded. Exercise itself won’t make you completely stress-free but getting sweaty does help you to detox the emotional intensity that you have been feeling, giving your brain a re-boot and improving mental clarity.
    If you are a creative sort and enjoy painting, sewing, drawing keep going. These kinds of activities will help you to zone out, giving the body and mind a much needed rest.
  • Let it go : Accept the things that you can’t change. Your exams are coming, they will happen and then they will be over. Instead of leaking energy on worrying about them create solutions and focus on what you can control.'It's not his fault Miss! He's been awake all night worrying about the exam!'
  • Steer clear of any exam ‘post-mortem’ : It doesn’t matter what your friend wrote for Question 3, it’s too late to go back and change your answers, so it will just make you worry even more.
  • Learn to recognize when you’re stressing out. A break or a chat with someone who knows the pressure you’re under will get things into perspective.
  • Ultimately, don’t lose sight of the fact that there is life after exams. Things might seem intense right now, but it won’t last forever.

This article mentions few more tips to deal with the exam stress.