Handwriting, facial expressions can reveal a lot about a person

  Handwriting, facial expressions can reveal a lot about a person Facial expressions and handwriting offer clues about a person, but can they help spot the next serial killer or whether the guy or girl you secretly have a crush on is also keen on you? Perhaps, but not likely. Physiognomists, professionals who analyze facial expressions, and graphologists, those who analyze handwriting, don’t promise miracles. But they say their skills can reveal a lot about the attitudes, old traumas and even hidden desires of a person by studying the right clues. Alisa Anisimova considers herself the only true physiognomist in Ukraine. She can’t stop doing it. “When I am going to a restaurant to have a salad, I unconsciously start analyzing who is who around me, whether they are potentially dangerous to me or not. I analyze the mood of the waiter and dig into his life problems,” Anisimova says. “I almost can’t live a normal life.” Specialists such as Anisimova say that almost all parts of the human face and almost every letter in a person’s handwriting have their secrets to give up. Eyebrows are responsible for temperament and hidden desires. A jutting chin can characterize its owner as a leader and one who is eager to win. Even haircuts and beards offer clues. Anisimova says a person’s face gives away life’s events. “Different moral traumas are the most expressive ones,” she says. “Moral injuries connected with pressure will be reflected on the forehead, traumas connected with cruelty would leave marks on the eyes and between brows, depressions can be read on lips, while the general attitude to...