The Japanese people have come up with many ways of trying to decipher a person’s personality. Some of the methods they had previously created were based on a person’s nail shape, blood type and even through their second longest finger.
Here is another personality test which stems from the Japanese and it is called the Kobushi Shindan which literally translates to “Analytical Analysis”. It is a way to understand the personality of an individual by the way they make a fist with their hands.
It is interesting to note that the word “kobushi” can be translated to “feudal hero” or “samurai”. The origins of this personality test is unclear so the correspondence may just be a coincidence. So which one of these styles do your hold our fist? Can your clenched hand reveal your personality? Find out for yourself below.
#1 Thumb on your index finger
You have strength and you’re born to be a leader. You like giving encouragement to people who need your support. You are obsessed with gaining strength, ensuring you have stability and you also always have an aim or goal to strive for.
Though you may look strong and well put together on the inside, you have a tendency to be naive. You want to be appreciated and feel like you are needed by others.
You want to dedicate yourself to the one person you love and will protect them at all costs. Overall you are an extremely good person. You are caring and have great consideration for others. Sometimes you even care more for others than you do for yourself. You cannot fully express yourself and find it difficult to communicate your feelings through words.
#2 Thumb on the outer middle of your fist
You are essentially a good-hearted and friendly person and because of this you are well-liked by many people. You are also creative and you’re able to readily show your your talents.
You are afraid to try new things as you like to stick to what you know and to things that are familiar. You also sometimes see your talents as being a burden because you do not like to be considered a failure. You have no problems with meeting new people as you tend to associate well with strangers but deep down you are looking for someone who will stay by your side. You need someone to support you and help you through your failures.
Because you are afraid of failure, you find it difficult to commit yourself to a new relationship. You do not like to stand out or show off.
#3 Thumb placed inside your fist
You are a sensitive and an introverted person who does not often portray your true self to others. You are attracted to creative work which will allow you to express your artistry and originality. You choose only to keep a handful of friends as you do not like to surround yourself with a crowd of people. You care tremendously for the small group of friends you have and you are all deeply connected.
You place a lot of importance on having stability and calmness in your life and try to avoid conflicts at all costs. Even if you are infuriated with something or someone, you will keep it to yourself so as not to start an argument. This gives people the impression that you are obedient and submissive but you have strong opinions that you hide from everyone.
You prefer a relationship in which your partner is not too overbearing or too distant. Due to your calm and gentle nature, you seldom quarrel and argue with your partner and you have the capability to maintain long-lasting relationships.