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What do lower loops mean in writing? Handwriting Explained

teacher avatar Fiona MacKay Young, Handwriting Analysis & Personal Growth

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11 Lessons (34m)
    • 1. Introducing Lower Loops

    • 2. All about Lower Loops

    • 3. #1 Determation

    • 4. #2 Direct or Detour

    • 5. #3 Loner & Independent

    • 6. #4 How big is your Imagination

    • 7. #5 Frustrated with life

    • 8. #6 Clannish

    • 9. #7 Selective

    • 10. #8 Aggressive

    • 11. Wrapping it all up

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This course takes an in depth look at the meaning of your lower loops, if you make them, and what it means if you don't. There are 8 personality traits in all that are covered, with clear illustrations and explanations. It also has a quiz at the end of each lesson to check that you understand and can recognize the strokes for each trait.

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Fiona MacKay Young

Handwriting Analysis & Personal Growth


I've been involved for over 20 years in helping people move ahead with their lives through identifying their gifts, strengths and overcoming blocks or limitations. It is my goal to inspire those I meet to develop their potential to the fullest.

There are a wide variety of ways to do these things, and I love to explore, adapt and create new ways.

As a Graphologist and Grapho-Therapist (Handwriting Analysis),

And also as a Career Counselor and Personal Development & Law of Attraction Coach,

I love nothing more than to help people be the very best they can be, to realize their hopes and dreams and love their lives. 

I also love 'techie' things, and have worked as a Graphic Designer, creating websites (WordPress) and creating videos fo... See full profile

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1. Introducing Lower Loops: what to lower loops mean in writing, Handwriting explained. I'm feeling a medallion. Have you ever wondered what the Lord loops mean when you write the loops under, Why the G, the J? Have you ever thought about the different types of looks you see? Or perhaps you write with no loops it all. All the loops are no lives have meaning, and each different way of doing it has a different meaning. And that's what this course is all about. To identify what the different lower looks are. If you don't do a look what that means on the false. That shows you that if you want to change something about your personality, if you change it in your writing first on, once it becomes natural new writing, you'll find it becomes actual in your personality. And this is because 100 he is body language on body language effects. How you feel. So if you change how you move and handwriting is moving, then you also change how you feel. So this course goes through eight different ways to look at a lower extender, as we call them the lower look or no look that comes down from the G Y n j On what the meaning of thes is on. If you don't like the meeting you've got, how could change it gets something you prefer. So let's get going. I look at her lower looks. 2. All about Lower Loops: introduction whether or not to actually make a loop When you write the way you do create the lower extenders tells a great deal about you on about everybody else as they right there's and there's a lower extender. So if though, if you were lying writing online paper where the writing extends below, the line is called the lower extender, and that's what we're going clue cap. Throughout this course, all the different kinds off, lower extenders, Whether you write with a loop or without a loop, whether it's a big loop or a small one, whether it extends far below the baseline or not, whether it's straight or curved, heavy or light, it all tell something about the writer. If it's your own writing, your analyzing, I encourage you to write something before you go any farther in this course, so you won't be influenced by what you learn on will be able to see how you truly are at this moment. As with all handwriting, if you decide you want to change anything about your personality, you can change your writing and you'll find as you become used to it and start to write that we normally that the personality trait connected with it will also be appearing in your behavior. Or if you choose to write a particular way, just because you like the look of it. That is your self conscious telling you that the meaning off that stroke is a personality trait that's a fit for you as a person. There are no co instances are accidents. You are who you right, and you write who you are. So let's get going on lower loops and non loops. Tell me up number one determination. 3. #1 Determation: trade number one. Determine ation. So how determined are you? Do you keep on going until you succeed? No matter what do you give up when you see you're not succeeding? Or do you perhaps try something different, then come back to your original plan? All these are types of determination, and they showed clearly in your writing. Determination shows in the length and strength off your lower extenders, and there's the lorry extenders below the blue line. So Lorik standards again hardest jokes that extend below the baseline. Determination shows in the length and strength off your lower extenders in J why G. And F P has its own meaning, which is different. The longer the downward stroke off the Laure extender, the longer on more enduring your determination. So there is to it very long down stroke showing excellent determination, and it's point we don't care if it's a loop are not. We're only looking at stroke that's going downwards. A sharp downward stroke shows short lived determination. So there's some that are really, really short, so that somebody starts out doing something and then gives out really, really fast on another of this thing. Downward stroke that fades out, shows fading determination. You'll see that it starts recently heavily, and it fades out to nothing. And there's another one. This one goes for longer, but in the end it fades out to nothing. So both of these people have fading determination. The one that wrote The Forward Valley will keep going a lot longer than the person who wrote Engineering. But in the end of both fade out to nothing. However, a downward stroke that ends bluntly, whether it's short or long shows the termination that will stay strong as long as it lasts . So here we've got one that's relatively long. One. This revelatory started the same word, and that just means they'll have longer, more. Enduring determination is some things than others. So in the J, enjoy shows quite long, enduring determination, and it'll keep going strong as long as it goes. Why we'll give up pretty fast. But for Azzam is, it goes. It will be quite determined as well. I just give up abruptly so abruptly ending means abruptly ending. Determination of fading out a line means fading out determination. Sometimes you may even see down. Strokes are lower extenders, which kept heavier as they go down, you see the one in the Y two wise it gets heavier towards the bottom. And this is someone who fits with the saying When the going gets tough, the tough gets going so they get out, only do something, and if it gets difficult, they just get all the more determined. So here is the last thing quiz. How would you describe the determination off each off the writers below? You can pause the video if you want to have a better look and the answers air coming up on the very next site. So here are the answers. This example here has long enduring determination. It just keeps on going there all long and they don't stop. They don't fade out because they've gotta Al upon the bottom means to keep going full strength all the way until they turn and go up. So that's definitely enduring determination. The next one also has good determination, is much stretcher, but it's not quite so long, so this is site of the average amount. If you look at the lower extender, it's about the same length as the height off the lower case letters so that is average determination, but it's still good termination. You know what? The word? Calgary. It's a jury because it saves the same weight all the way down, but it's pretty short. So that's sort of short lived determination. But it's strong while it lasts and the last one again. It's funny long, so that's very injury determination. How did you do with those coming up Next? Trade number two. Do you go directly, or do you take a teacher? 4. #2 Direct or Detour: trait. Number two direct our detour. Whether you keep going for a long time or give up quite quickly, the next question is, Will you go directly after your goal, or will you meander around and take a bit off a deter? This also shows clearly in your writing it shows in the straightness off the downward stroke. If you're diverts, joke off the Lord extender goes straight without curving. This land doesn't matter. So long as this stroke is straight, it means you local directly after your goal. Now these air very long and they're very straight. So that person, because it's straight, will go directly after their goal. They'll decide what they want and go straight for it. However, if your lower extender curves, it's an indication that you're likely to take other things into consideration, or perhaps trying out other ways of doing what you're trying to do before finally arriving at your destination. So the why the P doesn't really count for that, although it's slightly curved on the two. Wise are definitely curved, so that someone who is going to maybe go after something, but not necessarily in a direct manner. You're not going from point A to Point B directly. However, if you have a long, strong lore extender, you'll probably come back on track and get where you want it to go. So there's one that's curved, but it's long and it's strong, so that person will probably achieve exactly what they set out to achieve. So the curve off the downwards joke shows how directly or indirectly you go after your goals, and that's another one. That's indirect, but because it's so long, there's a good chance of getting there. But of course, that's the one that fades out to the end. So if they've achieved a goal before, they give up, fine. But if it goes on too long, they're quite likely to give up. But it's the curve we're looking at. Just south of the curve says this person will not go directly after their goals. Here's the lesson quiz. Which of the writing below shows the person who will go after his or her goals the most directly, and you pause the video. If you like to have a better look on the answers air on the very next site, and here are the answers. The juggler has long J into jeez, very long, but they're curved. So there's determination here, this enduring determination. But they won't go from Point A to point B. They'll take a deter so that one doesn't come out for being the strongest off the three. Then looking at the worst, craggy on the top. That is straight, and it's strong, but it's very short. So that person has enduring, has strong determination, but it's not enduring. They're going to give up pretty fast, but it is strong. It is direct determination. They're one of the bottom. The two G's are both straight strong on long. So that's one has the best enduring determination that will take them directly after their goals. How did you do? Coming up next? Train number three, loner and independent. 5. #3 Loner & Independent: trade to number three Loner and independent. A loner is someone who goes it alone so they're generally independent and go their own way . The lawyer shows his or her aloneness in a single downward stroke for the lower extender. It ends at the lowest point with no loop or return a stroke. So there's two a G and A Y. They just go down a straight line and they stop and it doesn't match fit curves. They're not true. This all we're looking at is the fact it just stops at the bottom and doesn't go anywhere else. It's perfectly common toe. Have some law order down strokes on others, which form loops. It just means the writer enjoys their independence and doing things on their own part of the time, and at other times they enjoy participating with others. So there is the same writing, crying and dare say, and crying has one with a loop on one without you, look and dare say, does its absolute so that someone who is sometimes a loner, but not always. Here's some other examples off loner and independent. Now that writing has no lips, it all there is a little who come the Boston in the first J G. But that doesn't matter, is just down and finish at the bottom, have there some other ones is a loop on the F, but there's no loops. On the wise are the G's so lots of law order showing there as well? Here's the lesson quiz, which writing below shows loner and independent policy video. If you want of a better look, the answers you on the next site. And here are the quiz answers. The one on the far left has all Loughner down strokes. They all just go down. There's no curve. There's no look. There's no nothing. They're just straight down. So these are all loners. Simply off at the top has loops on. The two are the two wise and on the F, so that's not loner. You'll notice the P has the loop on it as well. With a P doesn't count for this. It has its own rules. So the three that count I'll have looked so definitely not a loner and then the one of the bottom again as a loner, they just go down and they say down No, nothing else. No loop or curve. So that is another Loughner. How did you do on that? Coming up next? Trade number four. How big is your imagination? 6. #4 How big is your Imagination: trade number four. How big is your imagination? The upper loops on B, F, H, K and L show abstract imagination, which is the ability to come up with ideas so they don't come into this course on lower loose because thes are upper lips, so we're not looking at those just so on. The lower loops also show imagination, but they show practical imagination. The ability to take an idea whether it's your own or someone else's and make it work, make it usable, make it happen. And that shows in the lower loops. So there's three pretty good imaginative looks. Hugel, or loops in the Lower zone indicate exaggerated imagination. I can be a bit of a problem, as this writer tends to let go of reality on Let his or her imagination run riot now that the why in your the Loop isn't quite as big as in the Sad and Zodiac. So this area is the most exaggerated one there, although you do sometimes get even bigger than that. So these are exaggerated imagination. This is the practical physical zone. It indicates that the writer with large loops in the lower zone is into the physical and practical aspects off life. They're good at coming out with ideas in that area. So again to good size, lower loops. So which is the writing below? Do you think has the strongest practical imagination? You can pause a video to have a better look answers on the next site. So here are the answers. This is a very large loop, so this is excellent. Practical imagination, in fact, is getting a little bit into exaggerated. Simply above has narrow loops, so that one does not show good practical imagination at all. It does show some, but it's not strong. Agitated Future has nice big lips, so that's excellent material. Practical imagination. How did you do? Coming out next? Trade number five first treated with life. 7. #5 Frustrated with life: trade number five. Frustrated with life When someone is frustrated with life, they feel that they just can't get outfit what they want. It has to be a long term feeling, not just momentary frustration, for it is showing their handwriting. This feeling of frustration shows when the Lorik sender goes down, then changes direction and angles over to the left. This one is very short, but it's there, and there's one that's more obvious. He goes down. It angles to the left. The one in John has a curve in it. It doesn't matter it straight or curved. The point is, it goes over to the left and it stays over to the left ends there. The Lorik Sender has to really go across to the left, so there's a good one there. On under finished look will curve around to the left. We will not flatly extend in that direction, so there are some looks, so they do go to the left, as you can see, but they're just part of a look that's not finished, so that is not frustration with life. It has to be a line that deliberately goes to the left and stays there the left it handwriting is the past. So by angling the lorry extender to the left, the writer is looking towards the past feeling it had more to offer, at least in some ways than the present. The more often the Lorik standards go to the left within a piece of writing the stronger retreat. So is every time you write a G. Weir J. Then it's very strong. That's also very unusual. But just look at how often once in a page is not very strong. But if it appears 56 times a page of writing, that's quite a lot. So it begins to show in the personality more. If this straight only appears occasionally, read what's being written about at that point, as it may give you clues as to what's causing the frustration. Here's a lesson quiz. Which of the writing below shows frustration with life? You can pause the video if you want to have a better look on the answers air on the next site. So here the quiz answers. The word very on the left definitely has frustration with life. Look at that long stroke going back towards the left. That was you said On underlying, you'll sometimes see that's in some ways signature. Well, they use a wire G or a J as a nun. Dir line. But it still means frustration. So the word sorry and the tall A pass an open look. But it is part of a look. It's not the frustration going to the left, so that one does not qualify. Yes, on the right has a big hook on it, but it still goes off to the left. So it's still frustration with life and great changes down in the bottom. No hook, no change. It just goes out and stays that. So that definitely is not frustration with life. How did you do with us coming up next? Train number six, clannish. 8. #6 Clannish: trade number six. Clannish clannish means that you like to have just a few family around you. This may be biological family or a family of friends, but either way you have a close stick group. You sick with planet shows in the lower extenders. We're at the bottom off the Lorig. Xander, the writer forms a loop that is just a tight knot at the bottom. So you see all these Lorik senders there, every single one of them have a type not at the bottom. So that is very strong, clannish nous. It's like anything else. The more often you see it, the stronger it is. So that one's very strong indeed, is smaller and tighter than not this smaller and tighter. The group off family the writer allows into his or her life. So you see, the one on the left has a tight or not done the one on the right, so the one on the left is more strongly clannish. You'll be a smaller group of people. So here is the lesson quiz, which is the writing below shows. Clannish has always, um, pause the video if you like to have a better look on the announces Iran, the next site. And here the quiz answers. So jelly on the left definitely has he small knots at the bottom. The 2nd 1 has a smaller not than the first, but they're both small enough to be clannish is so that one definitely qualifies for your reply at the top has loops that go right up to the top so that one is not clannish. Nous Sunny has clannish this a clannish, not at the bottom, and so does away. How did you do with that? Coming up? Next 20 number seven selective. 9. #7 Selective: Drake, number seven. Selective Selective is not unlike clannish in that it means the writer likes to have just a few close friends. However, there is a difference. The clannish writer likes a family with whom they may or may not have much in common, but to them are like family. The selective writer is justice. The name would suggest selective. The selective right. You're usually has in their small circle of people, those who have something in common with them, some common interest or connection. Selective shows in the writing where, after the downwards joke is completed, the writer makes an upward returning stroke. Farming a very narrow loop, It could be so narrow is almost retraced, and there is some examples there. These were all very narrow loops. How you tell for if their narrow is if the look is narrower than the rest of the letter, So its clearest in the two wise the loop is definitely narrower than the sort of you part off the Y, so a narrow loop is always selective. This indicates the narrowness off the scope of interests that they permit in people with whom they become close. So there's $2 ones again. And two more. Here's the lesson quiz, which is the writing below shows that the writer is selective. Post the video if you like and serious will be on the next site. So here are the quiz answers. The one on the left definitely has narrow loops. The one on the word party is almost retraced. There's no space in the middle, so that one is definitely selective. The top one again. It's selective. Avery long, but also very narrow. And it's a narrowness that makes, um, selective the one on the bottom. No loops, so it can't be selective. How did you do with those coming up next? Trade number eight Aggressiveness. 10. #8 Aggressive: trade number eight I aggressive aggressiveness when mild in handwriting means enterprising someone who sees an opportunity and goes for it. However, aggressiveness, when strong means ready, are likely to attack or confront when feeling threatened, or even just when not getting one's own way. Aggressive the shows in writing Where the lorry extender that's again the stroke that goes below the baseline on a G Y orgy flips angular early up to the right instead of farming a loop on the left. So there's one there. The G it goes to the right and flips up, and there's several, and there they don't. You'll notice they don't go around to the left at all. They just go straight upwards to the to the right. So these were all aggressive. Now, this one, the P has a different rule. The wall in the left. The PIF opens out of the base and goes all the way up, so that one actually is aggressive by the one on the right. There. P only flips out from the baseline so it doesn't count because above the base, so it has to flip out below the baseline. On the other one's a G y the J. They all are below the baseline to, so it separates below the baseline and flips up to the right is aggressiveness. This doesn't apply to a Q, since it's designed to flip back to the right. So there's a queue there, and that is not aggressiveness. It looks like an aggressive G, but if it wasa G, it would be aggressive. But because it's a cume, it's not. So here's the lesson quiz, which is the writing below shows aggressiveness. You can post a video if you want, and the answers are on the next site. So here are the quiz answers. Yelling very obviously is aggressive because it flips very noticeably to the right on up doesn't go to the left it all So that was very, very much aggressive. On the top, we have the word weight, and that one also flips over to the right, so that was also aggressive. The one on the bottom has looks to the left, makes a nice loop and goes over so that one's not aggressive on the one on the right has the G and eating almost loops of the bottom. So is probably aggressive is not so obvious by the why or in your is definitely aggressive so that writing has aggressive. How did you do? So that's all the treats on coming up next, we're going to wrap it all up. 11. Wrapping it all up: wrapping it all up. So now you know what lower loops are. No lower looks means if you're not happy with what you find out about yourself, you can change both your handwriting and your personality by just changing your writing and keeping at it long enough that the new way becomes your natural way off. Writing the body language of writing will be sending messages to your brain as you right so that you start to feel the way you're writing shows. And this way your writing helps you change both how you feel and how you behave. So if you don't want to have what you've got, work on what you do want and you'll find it comes you quite naturally, as you write in the new way, Here's the class project to decide what, if anything, you want to change about yourself. Choose one treat. Start with and start practicing just 5 to 10 minutes, three or four times a week until it becomes your natural way off writing, Then pick another one on do the same thing. The beauty of making changes to writing is that if you start to slip back into your old ways, it will show in your handwriting before it shows in your behavior. Give you the opportunity to deliberately get back to how you want it. Thank you for taking this class. I hope you find it not only useful but life changing. Any questions? Please contact me.