Let’s glimpse into the letter L. Take a piece of paper and write little lucy loves lilacs. For this short exercise please write it in cursive, all small cased letters.
Watch for 3 things:
1. Are your L’s open?
You have hopes and dreams and the ability to visualize things before they manifest: a delightful find! The L’s, among other specific upper zone strokes, are the container for abstract ideas and thoughts. An open looped L is one indicator in handwriting that reveals a writer who is open to the positive possibilities in life.
2. Are your L’s closed?
Attitude affects health. Are you dwelling on things that bring you down? This writer tends to confine their thinking to the “stark realities” in life. I call this “stinkin-thinkin” and advise my clients, “don’t believe everything you think.” Note: these L’s may temporarily show up if the writer recently experienced a shock, trauma or set back. It is one of many stress indicators that handwriting can reveal.
3. Are your L’s notched?
Do they have a gap or a line jutting inward from the loop? If only one of the above L’s shows up only one time in a few pages of handwriting, pay attention. It is a rare stroke that could indicate heart impairment. The heart pumps blood right down to the fingertips. An interruption in blood flow, a weak or irregular heartbeat could affect the flow of writing. It may cause the pen to create a little notch or gap in this part of your handwriting. Forewarned is forearmed. Seeing this gives you the opportunity to take proactive steps.