So you want to be a lefty?

Being ambidextrous takes time and practice, but it can be done, and you can write with your left hand if you put your mind, and hand, to it. There are plenty of resources available that provide information that will help you get started. Here are a few tips and tricks that you can use to become the left-hander you want to be!

Practice!Tip 1: Practice, practice, practice

Believe it or not, the most difficult part about this process is taking the time to get good at it! It won’t happen instantly, but if you practice, then you’re halfway there. Try committing to 5-15 minutes each day to writing with your left hand, and most importantly, don’t get frustrated if you don’t see amazing results.

 

 

 

DoodleTip 2: Doodle a little

Building muscle and endurance is key to strengthening your left hand, giving you a better chance to write and draw smoother. Start with simple drawings and once you have the basics down, try something more complicated.

 

 

Commit FullyTip 3: Use your left hand for everything

Have you ever thought of what it would be like to use your left hand for every activity? If you really want to improve your left-handed skills and become ambidextrious, this is the best way to do it. Think about learning a language. Is it better to learn a few words here and there, or is it better to learn by fully immersing yourself in the language and culture you are trying to learn? Going all-in may be scary, but it may just be the best way out there!

Becoming a lefty isn’t impossible, but it takes patience. So get out there and try it!