Handwriting & Personality Type

Certified Handwriting Expert Joyce Brizendine says handwriting analysis can reveal four different personality types: elephant, butterfly, frog & turtle.  Take our quiz to see which personality type fits you!

1. When talking with others:
A. I count words and think before I speak
B. I am straightforward and can be blunt
C. I am quiet and have to be drawn out
D. I am lively, friendly and open

2. If I plan an activity, but get called to go out to a social gathering that I enjoy:
A. I won't go out because the other activity was planned before
B. I go by the whim and I change my plans
C. I reshuffle my priorities and make time to go out
D. I agonize over which is more important

3. I enjoy stories and jokes that:
A. Have subtle humor
B. Are funny and get the whole group laughing
C. Are clever and have a witty edge
D. Has a plot to them

4. I am best described as:
A. Detailed and analytical
B. Laid back and nonchalant
C. Animated and talkative
D. Outspoken and open

5. When playing games such as cards, golf, etc.:
A. I look to improve my game and keep analyzing how it could be done
B. Whoever wins is fine with me
C. I thrive on competition
D. I enjoy socializing and the game itself, more than winning

6. When I organize my work area:
A. It's about time because it's so scattered, its confusing
B. I'm doing so to save time later
C. I'm a neat-nick and follow the motto, "There's a place for everything."
D. I rarely do, I believe anything goes as long as I can find what I'm looking for

7. I see myself as:
A. Confident and self-assured
B. Energetic and vivacious
C. Reserved and comforting
D. Laid back and relaxed

It is called this because it describes for us our personality in correlation to a common specific animal. The traits that immediately come to mind when thinking of each animal (Butterfly: spontaneous; Elephant; strong; Frog: persistent; and Turtle; patient) are the same traits that are predominately found in the four basic personalities.

Question #1
A. Frog
B. Elephant
C. Turtle
D. Butterfly

Question #2
A. Frog
B. Butterfly
C. Elephant
D. Turtle

Question #3
A. Turtle
B. Butterfly
C. Elephant
D. Frog

Question #4
A. Frog
B. Turtle
C. Butterfly
D. Elephant   

Question #5
A. Frog
B. Turtle
C. Elephant
D. Butterfly

Question #6
A. Butterfly
B. Frog
C. Turtle
D. Elephant

Question #7
A. Elephant
B. Butterfly
C. Turtle
D. Frog
Count your circled answers and place the number under the corresponding animal.


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