Benefits of good handwriting

April 19, 2017

Before the world of internet and typing on keyboards, most of the writing was done in hand. The Bible was written in hand by early monks before being printed for the first time in the 15th century.

It is said that a person’s handwriting is a reflection of a person’s personality. A lot can be understood and said about a person by simply looking at his handwriting. Paragraphs which are sloppily written and where there are incessant errors in spelling showcase the indolent nature of a person who in real life is sluggish and idle. A person with a good handwriting shows the kind of effort he puts in his work and real life. A good handwriting actually propels you forward in your exams and your job as it showcases an active and open minded person who is willing to take that extra endeavor in whatever he does. A good handwriting actually boosts the self confidence. Mahatma Gandhi spoke about his low self esteem in his memoirs where he states regretfully for not having a good handwriting like his fellow colleagues’ in London during the time when he went to study law.

Abraham Lincoln was noted for his written word and if you come across any writing by Abraham Lincoln, then you will see how beautifully Lincoln penned his words on paper with a right-hand slant which speaks of his kind, considerate, affectionate and friendly nature.

Good handwriting helps you not only develop a good personality but it also helps you keep focused and motivated. It is even said that a good handwriting actually helps in learning better. Although it seems to be archaic and old fashioned to write in hand, these famous writers such as Truman Capote believe that writing in hand gave him a better grasp of his book than on print. A good writing written in good hand writing is a pleasure on its own.