From Doubt to Confidence: How Graphotherapy Can Transform Your Handwriting and Your Life | Graphologist (Handwriting Analyst) S.SULIANAH | Graphotherapy | Grapholistic International
This article is written for the 16th episode of Grapholistic Podcast! In this episode, we shared about how you can use graphotherapy to build confidence in your handwriting, and ultimately, in yourself. Read episode 16 transcript.
As a handwriting analyst and HR and Management Consultant with over 20 years of experience, I've seen first-hand how handwriting can be a window into a person's personality and character. And one of the key traits that can hold people back in their personal and professional lives is a lack of confidence and low self-perception about oneself.
It's important to note that confidence and self-esteem are not the same thing. You can be confident in a particular area or situation, but still struggle with low self-esteem overall. Conversely, you can have high self-esteem but lack confidence in certain areas.
So, how can you use graphotherapy to build confidence in your handwriting and yourself? Let's dive in.
The first step is to identify any negative self-talk that may be holding you back. These are the thoughts and beliefs that tell you you're not good enough, smart enough, or talented enough to achieve your goals. They can be subtle, but they can have a big impact on your confidence.
One way to identify negative self-talk is by looking at your handwriting. Specifically, look at the placement of the t-bar on the t-stem. If it's low, it can signify low self-esteem and a tendency to look down on yourself. This can lead to a pessimistic outlook and a belief that you can't succeed, which can contribute to depression.
To combat this negative self-talk, use graphotherapy to practice raising the t-bar on the t-stem. Refer to image as follows. This can help you shift your mindset and start seeing yourself in a more positive light.
Remember, don't let the t-bar fly off from its root as shown below. This can symbolize a tendency to talk but not put your words into action.
Another way to build confidence through graphotherapy is by examining the size and placement of your signature. If your signature is smaller than the main composition of your handwriting, it can signify a lack of confidence and a belief that you're not as good as others. Conversely, if your signature is larger, it can signify a desire for attention and recognition.
To build confidence in your signature, practice making it slightly larger than your main composition, and more prominent. This can help you feel more confident and assertive in your interactions with others.
Of course, building confidence is not just about changing your handwriting. It also requires changing your mindset and taking action to overcome your fears and doubts. Here are a few tips to help you get started:
1. First and foremost, practice positive self-talk. Replace negative thoughts with positive ones, and focus on your strengths and accomplishments rather than your weaknesses.
2. Set small, achievable goals. Start with something manageable and work your way up. Celebrate your successes along the way.
3. Step outside of your comfort zone. Try something new, even if it scares you. You might surprise yourself with what you are capable of.
4. Surround yourself with positive, supportive people. Seek out friends, family members, or colleagues who will encourage and uplift you. Stay away from the ones who likes to complain and demean you. Their negative speeches could eventually let your confidence down.
In addition to these tips, consider seeking out professional help if you're struggling with low self-esteem or confidence. A therapist or counselor can help you work through your feelings and develop strategies for building your confidence and self-esteem. You can also get your handwritings analysed first to find out more about yourself that could be hidden from you all this while. And through Graphotherapy and personality development consultation, we could support your journey to building your self-esteem and confidence.
Finally, if you're interested in learning more about graphotherapy and how it can help you build confidence in your handwriting and yourself, check out our recently published eBooks.
In conclusion, building self-confidence is a journey that takes time and effort. By using graphotherapy techniques and other strategies, you can take steps towards a more confident and fulfilling life. Remember to be patient and kind to yourself. Confidence is not something that is fixed or unattainable - it is a skill that can be developed and nurtured.
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