Category Archives: Enlightened Writing

In the Classroom: A Teacher Weighs in on Cadoozles!

At Zebra Pen, we love Cadoozles.  But our opinion means nothing if they aren’t living up to your expectations.  We asked a teacher to review Cadoozles and share her experiences.  Here’s what she had to say: Anyone who knows a teacher, knows that we will NEVER say no to anything free. We take anything, and keep […]

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Cursive: How to Teach Your Kids at Home

As a parent, we stay busy.  We go to Little League games and dance recitals, movie nights and birthday parties.  In the midst of the fast-paced day, we often miss the details.  Though our kids are learning more every day, and have access to quite literally the world, some of the things we take for […]

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Enlightened Writing: Love Letters

Finding enlightenment is not always an easy task with our busy, hectic day-to-day lives.  As winter is still sticking around for the foreseeable future, taking the time to snuggle up indoors for some relaxation might be just what you need.  Writing is a great way to wind down, relax, and work towards your own enlightenment.  […]

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What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

According to research from the National Pen Company in the U.S., your handwriting can give away clues about 5,000 different personality traits based on the way you space your letters, how you sign your name, and even how you connect the letter ‘o’ and ‘s’ to other letters in a word. It can even be […]

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What does your hand writing say about you?

Graphology (graphoanalysis) is the study of handwriting, especially when employed as a means of analyzing character and personality traits. Graphologists use handwriting analysis to define a person’s character from more than 5,000 personality traits. The size of your letters, the angle, the scribbles you make, spacing between words, shapes of letters and more can all […]

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5 Ways to Start Off the Year Right

Every New Year’s Eve when that ball drops it’s always so hard to fathom that another year has come and gone. But each New Year is just like a clean slate allowing you to start fresh. Make 2017 the year that you make changes in your life that actually have meaning and allow you to […]

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8 Reasons to Write a Handwritten Letter

Who has time to write letters anymore? Like you have all the time in the world… right? We know sitting down and taking the time to write a handwritten letter takes time, resources and energy. With any luck this list of reasons to write letters has inspired you to pick up a pen and surprise […]

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A Handwritten Letter is a Powerful Message

Some say writing a handwritten letter is memorable way to touch the people you love. Research says it can actually make you happier. Or maybe you have heard that it confirms the importance of a relationship, it helps you pause long enough to say things that matter or it’s a classy thing to do. No […]

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5 Ways to Ease Stress Through Writing

How to Ease Stress Through Writing

April is stress awareness month. Stress is something that affects all of us at some point or another. It is important to develop methods to counter stress as it arises. Writing is proven to be a simple, yet powerful, way to combat stress. Here are 5 ways to ease stress through writing: 1.       To-Do List […]

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Find Enlightenment through the History of Writing

The history of the world is documented through writing and illustration. We know about our ancient ancestors because of the drawings on cave walls, hieroglyphics, and carvings in stone that they left behind. Without written record documenting the passing of time, we would miss out on the story. Written documents have been instrumental in affecting […]

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