The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Hand Analysis…and How to Avoid Them!


by emdot

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Hand Analysis…and How to Avoid Them!

Copyright (c) 2008 Elizabeth Davis

1. “You Don’t Really Believe in That Stuff, Do You?”

The ONLY people who say this are the people who know NOTHING about hand analysis. Don’t let this be you. (Yes, I admit it – this is my pet peeve question.) Only ignorance can cause a person to belittle something they know nothing about. (Please feel free to use this as comfort if you are ever confronted by unfounded derision toward something you love.)

As a hand analyst, I practice both an art that is over 5,000 years old and a science that is being updated daily as more and more is being discovered about the link between the brain and the hands. Frank Wilson, a well-regarded neuroscientist, studied hand analysis at the same school I did and he references our brilliant teacher, Richard Unger, in his book, aptly entitled, “The Hand.”

2. “Can You Tell Me How Long I’m Going to Live?”

No. I can’t. As a hand analyst, I don’t make predictions. You are the best prognosticator for your future. Your choices have the power to alter your course or keep it moving straight ahead. My job is to help you remember the essence of who you are, inspire you to reclaim your birth right, and empower you to live your life purpose without excuses or apologies. I’m not going to do you the disservice of planting a prediction in your head for you to obsess over. Where’s the power in that?

3. “You’re Not Going to Tell Me Anything Bad, Are You?”

For the record, there is nothing “bad” in the hands. I see everything as a positive. If you have a gift, that’s a positive. If you’re not using the gift, you’ll experience a challenge. As Richard Unger says, this challenge is merely an AFGO – “another f’in growth opportunity.” :-) It’s all about learning. To me, the only truly “bad” thing is to not learn from your successes and failures. To repeat unflattering behavioral patterns – now that’s bad.

4. “Do You Actually Earn a Living Doing This?”

Yes, I do. I currently have a six-figure income reading hands and then coaching my clients so they can utilize the hand analysis information pro-actively and practically in their everyday lives. I developed the coaching protocol on my own when clients saw me out again and again for understanding and clarity.

5. “You Went to School For This?!”

Yes, I studied for a year at the International Institute of Hand Analysis in Marin County, California to become a certified hand analyst. Sometimes people think I can see all that I do in a person’s hands because of something I learned during my travels abroad or that I have a special “gift.” If only it were that simple. It does require a love of human interaction and a curiosity about the human psyche, to be sure, but what has given me authority to reveal the intimate details in your life is your hands. And I had to study – and I continue to study – to stay on my toes.

Okay. Glad I got that off my chest. Thanks for reading.

Palmistry – What Your Heart Line Says – Part 2

Palmistry – What Your Heart Line Says – Part 2

See if your heart line is broken or forked anywhere in between. If no, then ok. But if it is broken, you are likely to have trouble in your relationships. If it is forked, there may be a break-up in your relationship some time. If your heart line is straight, you will always have intense feelings in love. You will be practical in love but hard to get along with at times. If the heart line is curved, you are likely to have an open, flexible nature. You may be warm, pleasant and accessible in your relationship. If there are chain-like designs, you will have an inconsistent love life filled with flirtations.

Lets see about what the looks of the heart line say. If the heart line appears deep, you are likely to be emotional in love. Your heart rules your head in this case. If the line appears faint, you are likely to be unemotional in love. Your head rules your heart in this case. Find out the position of the heart line on the palm. If it is higher towards the fingers, you are likely to be cold-hearted and less passionate. You are likely to be calculating in all love matters. If it is on the lower side, you are likely to be extremely passionate and romantic. He/she will be lucky to have you.

See if your heart line touches your life line. If yes, bad! You are quite likely to get deeply hurt by your love. If no, don’t worry too much. See if small lines branch out from the heart line or not? If they point upwards, your love life will have moments of wonderful happiness. If they point downwards, you will likely have a few moments of disappointment in your love life. If you see a star-like formation on the heart line you are lucky because your marriage will be very successful.

If you have analyzed this much, most of your love life will be clear to you according to your heart line.

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Palmistry – Judge A Person By His/her Fingers

Palmistry – Judge A Person By His/her Fingers

 

Types of fingers:
Index Finger – Ambition/Career – Ego
Middle Finger – The Mind/Money – Super Ego
Ring Finger – Emotions – Personna
Baby Finger – Communications/Spirituality – Id/Libido
The Thumb – Willpower and Control
The length of the fingers shows the individual’s patience and ability to carry out tedious tasks. Short fingers are found on people with grandiose dreams, but not the patience to complete the tasks required. Long fingers show a love of detail, but often to the exclusion of the “Big Picture”.

Also important to note is the length of the fingers in relation to one another. The first comparison to make is the length of the index to ring finger. If the index finger is noticeably longer than the ring finger, this indicates that the subject has a “Me First” attitude, and is a natural leader.

With the ring finger at least a quarter inch longer than the index, these are the technicians. Able to understand both people and machines, these subjects will not take the lead unless they must, being content to be the power behind the throne.

For the baby finger, we look to how low-set the base is. The normal placement is approximately a quarter inch below the level of the other fingers. This shows a normal degree of self-confidence. With the base of the baby finger more than a quarter inch below, the person had a very insecure childhood, with the lack of confidence carrying on through to adult life. In the case of the high-set finger, this indicates a confident and secure childhood, again carrying on to adulthood.

A straight finger shows straightforward views and actions pertaining to the aspects of that finger. Any twisting or bending tells that the views and actions of that aspect have been consciously altered. When one finger leans into another, the aspects of the bent finger have not followed a “normal” course. The aspects of the straight finger support the leaning one.

The amount of space between the fingers also tells us much about the subject.

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Palmistry – What Your Heart Line Says – Part 1

Palmistry – What Your Heart Line Says – Part 1

Palm reading can reveal much about your love life. Your love and romance life is generally ruled by your heart line on your palm. You can find more about your love life by analyzing your palm yourself. Which palm should you read? Read the palm of your dominant hand. If you are left-handed, read your left hand and vice versa. Please note that the information given here is to the best of my knowledge and does not have any scientific claim or backing.

First find the heart line on your palm if you don’t know which one is it. Use the google image search to search for heart line. Now proceed by answering the following details carefully after analyzing your palm. What is the length of your heart line? If it is a short line, you are likely to be self-centred in love. You may not be much interested in matters of love. If it is a longer line, you may be highly idealistic in love. You may believe in life-long relationships. If the line is very long, ie if it touches both sides of the palm, then you are likely to be highly dependent but respectful in relationships. Jealousy is going to be your negative trait in this case.

Find the beginning of the heart line. If it begins below the index finger, you are most likely have a normal and a proper successful love life. You are likely to love once, but you will love for ever in this case. If the line begins below the middle finger, you may act selfish in love. You are likely to care more about yourself than anyone else. If the heart line begins between the index and middle finger, you are likely to have a calm nature but you think deeply in matters of love and romance. You can sacrifice everything in love if needed. If there is a fork below the index and middle finger, you are lucky because your love life is likely to be well-balanced, affectionate, pleasant and happy. Please read part – 2 for more

Palmistry – Shape Of Your Hand Can Tell About Your Physical And Personal Characteristics And Profession

Palmistry – Shape Of Your Hand Can Tell About Your Physical And Personal Characteristics And Profession

The Elementary Type Hand

 Physical Characteristics

 In appearance it is coarse and clumsy, with large, thick, heavy palm, short fingers and short nails. The important point in elementary hand: the palm is always thick and coarse and the fingers are short and clumsy. The hand itself is extremely short and barely reaches the base of the first finger. There is very little to be seen on the palm.

 Personal Characteristics The person with the elementary hand displays a lack of enthusiasm and imagination. They show a general indifference to life, and are concerned only with daily existence. This person is largely intolerant of a nasty situation, and can get violent when provoked. They possess a certain low cunning instinct. These are people without aspiration. Simply they eat, drink, sleep, and die.

Profession

 The persons having this type of hand are mainly laborers and are involved in violent sports, like boxing.

 The Square Type Hand

Physical Characteristics

The square hand has a square palm, a square wrist, square at the base of the fingers and the fingers and nails are also square. This hand is characterized by a large thumb and a square finger base.

Personal Characteristics

The square hand is most practical and logical of all the types. People with such a hand are orderly, punctual, and precious manner. They are honest and reliable, and like to lead disciplined lives, with little imagination. They respect authority, they love discipline, they respect law and order and are slaves to custom, they are not quarrelsome, but are determined in opposition, they prefer reason to instinct, peace to war, and are methodical in work and habit. They neutrally love the exact sciences and practical studies. They encourage agriculture and commerce; they love home and the duties of home. They are sincere and true in promises, staunch in friendship, strong in principle and honest in business.

Profession

The person having this type of hand are mainly businessmen, executives, lawyers, doctors, scientists and engineers.

The Spatula Type Hand
Physical Characteristics

The fingers of this hand are flattened like a spatula. The most characteristic feature is the

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Palmistry – What Your Heart Line Says

Palmistry – What Your Heart Line Says

Palm reading can reveal much about your love life. Your love and romance life is generally ruled by your heart line on your palm. You can find more about your love life by analyzing your palm yourself. Which palm should you read? Read the palm of your dominant hand. If you are left-handed, read your left hand and vice versa. Please note that the information given here is to the best of my knowledge and does not have any scientific claim or backing.

First find the heart line on your palm if you don’t know which one is it. Use the google image search to search for heart line. Now proceed by answering the following details carefully after analyzing your palm. What is the length of your heart line? If it is a short line, you are likely to be self-centred in love. You may not be much interested in matters of love. If it is a longer line, you may be highly idealistic in love. You may believe in life-long relationships. If the line is very long, ie if it touches both sides of the palm, then you are likely to be highly dependent but respectful in relationships. Jealousy is going to be your negative trait in this case.

Find the beginning of the heart line. If it begins below the index finger, you are most likely have a normal and a proper successful love life. You are likely to love once, but you will love for ever in this case. If the line begins below the middle finger, you may act selfish in love. You are likely to care more about yourself than anyone else. If the heart line begins between the index and middle finger, you are likely to have a calm nature but you think deeply in matters of love and romance. You can sacrifice everything in love if needed. If there is a fork below the index and middle finger, you are lucky because your love life is likely to be well-balanced, affectionate, pleasant and happy.

See if your heart line is broken or forked anywhere in between. If no, then ok. But if it is broken, you are likely to have trouble in your relationships. If it is forked, there may be a break-up in your relationship some time. If your heart line is straight, you will always have intense feelings in love. You will be practical in love but hard to get along with at times. If the heart line is curved, you are likely to have an open, flexible nature. You may be warm, pleasant and accessible in your relationship. If there are chain-like designs, you will have an inconsistent love life filled with flirtations.

Lets see about what the looks of the heart line say. If the heart line appears deep, you are likely to be emotional in love. Your heart rules your head in this case. If the line appears faint, you are likely to be unemotional in love. Your head rules your heart in this case. Find out the position of the heart line on the palm. If it is higher towards the fingers, you are likely to be cold-hearted and less passionate. You are likely to be calculating in all love matters. If it is on the lower side, you are likely to be extremely passionate and romantic. He/she will be lucky to have you.

See if your heart line touches your life line. If yes, bad! You are quite likely to get deeply hurt by your love. If no, don’t worry too much. See if small lines branch out from the heart line or not? If they point upwards, your love life will have moments of wonderful happiness. If they point downwards, you will likely have a few moments of disappointment in your love life. If you see a star-like formation on the heart line you are lucky because your marriage will be very successful.

If you have analyzed this much, most of your love life will be clear to you according to your heart line.

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Why not Use Palmistry for Marriage Compatibility

Why not Use Palmistry for Marriage Compatibility

Palmistry for marriage compatibility is a science that applies the art of hand-reading to test how suit a couple is for one another. This guides their decision before they choose to walk down the aisle with the wrong partner. It is ironic that marriage is one of the greatest social institutions which is meant to solve various problems but it is sad that it ends up being one of the major social problems. A happy marriage based on a sound foundation is constituted by perhaps only three factors. The most paramount one is the right choice of a partner. This is where many people go wrong since they base their marriage on lust and passion. They barely take their time to meditate about their significant other. The second factor to consider is the natural personal attitude towards life and one’s partner. The right attitude towards work, religion and family is very important in a mate. The last one is discussed a lot which off course is a harmonious and consistent sex life.

Palmistry for marriage compatibility is a very wise phenomenon since it helps in accessing the sexual passion in a mate. Love and romance sets the foundation of a happy married life for the couple. If you use palmistry to test your mate’s passion then you will be in a position to tell your sexual compatibility before you decide on marriage. It is a belief among the learned people that sex education leads to better and predictable sexual compatibility but i beg to disagree. Many professional people like doctors, nurses and biologists have have plenty of sexual knowledge and yet they also face sexual problems. Most illiterate laborers may be ignorant about sex education and yet they satisfactorily enjoy their sex life in marriage. People need to understand that the small general arts in life such as the art of hand reading is all they need to concentrate in to live a simple happy life.

To use palmistry for marriage compatibility examination, begin with the skin texture. Massage the palm softly while feeling the skin of the hand by your thumb finger. The feeling of the skin texture may be soft, normal or hard and dry. If soft skin is detected, this indicates that the person has developed aesthetic sense and hard dry skin indicates the lack of it. A point to note is that a soft skin does not guarantee good morals and hard skin does not indicate low morals. Another hand-reading technique is the consistent thickness of the palm. The thickness standards indicate the power of emotions. The capacity to feelings is related to this hand thickness. A guy with thicker hands has higher chances of building a happy successful marriage compared to one with thin hands. A guy with thin hands may be cold and insensitive. That family warmth generated by emotions might be lacking. A woman with too thick flesh on her hands may attribute her thinking to her emotions. This might start a marriage problem if the emotional demands are unrealistic.

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How to Use Palmistry for Successful Relationships

How to Use Palmistry for Successful Relationships

Successful romantic relationships are the key to a happy and fulfilling life. It is a better option to use palmistry for successful relationships than use fake theories which use a lot of your energy for nothing. The techniques of hand-reading are very simple and exciting since the feedback is instant. For instance the consistency of the thickness of the hand is effortless and pleasurable. The connection between the hand thickness and its consistency is very high. The resistance of the palm muscles is used to judge its consistency. Use your both hands to hold her hand tightly and press the muscle using the thumb on various palm regions. The hand consistency is broadly divided into being elastic, hard or soft.

The consistency is said to be hard if the palm muscles do not respond to the thumb finger pressure. This shows that it is composed of tough massive muscles. This is an indication that the emotional being present in that person is primitive, rigid and non compromising in any situation. Consistency is said to be elastic if the thumb pressure is counteracted with less resistance of the muscles. This is an indication of good emotions quality in that particular person. The consistency is soft when the palm muscles offer no resistance to the thumb pressure. The flabby flesh shows indolence and sensuousness at their extremes. Consistency of the palm thickness as a technique of palmistry for successful relationships works wonders in determining a dating couples destiny.

It is possible to use palmistry for successful relationships if you are keen on reading the thumb finger. It gives considerably enough information about the quality of love a partner is likely to offer. A strong thumb speaks for equally strong sentimental attributes. The thumb will expose the knowledge about one’s focus in love matters. It easy to tell whether the person is monogamous or polygamous by nature. A strong thumb indicates a lot of focus and such a person concentrates his/her love on one partner. Such a man will love a woman not for mere sex but because of many good diverse factors. All the forces are oriented towards his object of love. Such a person makes a good relationship. For a weak thumb, the opposite is true.

The better the shape of the thumb, the more decency and polish is employed when it comes to making love. If the thumb is hard or course the sex will be rough and in its uncultured and most primitive form. If the thumb is not rigid or if it is flexible, this interprets to love instability. The love is not so constant. In other words the person’s sentiments keep shifting. They generously give out love for little returns. As long as they love they are known to be splendid lovers. The problem is they find it hard to focus on one subject for a long period of time. Stiff thumb is more promising in constant love and stability. While using palmistry for successful relationships, remember stability varies in degree and you should not dismiss the idea of marrying the person with a supple thumb. If you are the type of people who are uncomfortable with too much attention and dating jealousy people, he is the one for you.

The Hand is the Map of the Soul


by nep

The Hand is the Map of the Soul

If one can claim that the eyes are the windows to the soul, then in the same way, the hand is the map of the soul.

 

The art of reading palms probably began centuries ago in India. Through the ages, palmistry spread throughout the world, and is common in many cultures. The notion that one’s temperament and one’s fate can be revealed through the hand resonates in a way that transcends the boundaries of time and place.

 

In many ways, Palmistry in Western cultures aligns very closely with the concepts of the Zodiac, based on Ancient Greek mythology. The shape of the hand and fingers, lines and mounds of the palm are described in terms that are very similar to the horoscope. The elements, the stars and planets, and the gods of mythology are linked to each part of the hand, and indicate particular characteristics.

 

A person’s dominant hand is typically read to assess the most prominent influences on one’s character. Experienced readers will also examine the other hand, for this will provide insights as well. In some cases, the non-dominant hand will reveal influences from one’s past lives.

 

Palm Reading – The Elements

 

The shape of the hand determine its relationship to the elements:

 

Earth
Broad and square, palm length and finger length nearly equal. Coarse and ruddy skin texture.

 

Air
Square palms, with the palm shorter than the long fingers. Prominent knuckles and low thumbs. Skin texture can be very dry.

 

Water
Oval palm, long, conical fingers. The palm is longer than wide, but the length of the palm and the length of the fingers is nearly equal.

 

Fire
Square palm, with fingers shorter than the length of the palm, with pink skin tones.

 

Lines of the Hands

 

The major hand lines are the Head Line, the Heart Line and the Life Line. These are generally the most prominent lines, traveling mostly horizontally across the palm. They represent the basic characteristics of a person: the state of one’s mind – Head, one’s emotions – Heart and one’s physical well-being – Life.

 

Other lines are usually apparent on the hand. A skillful reader will use these lesser lines to develop a more insightful profile of their subject.

 

The Mounds

 

The third most distinctive aspect of the palm are the mounds created by the underlying muscles and joints in the hand. Here again we see the relationship to astrology. Each major mound conveys the influence of the moon or planet associated with it. The fingers also reveal the aspects of the planetary influence on the mound directly beneath each finger.

 

There are also dozens of additional signifiers on the hand that may or may not be present on any one individual’s palm. Combinations of lines and shapes, or even the absence of certain lines, are as unique as one’s fingerprints. The style of interpretation of the palm varies greatly in different cultures, with different reader’s methods or school of thought, and through time.. Certainly, some characteristics associated with behaviors or even mental illnesses have been reformed as we learn more of how the brain functions. A reader needs to be sensitive to many influences in order to accurately interpret the signals and characteristics that are revealed through the palm.

Talents and Career in Palmistry

Talents and Career in Palmistry

One of the most rewarding palm reading experiences Iâ??ve had is helping someone find the right career. Itâ??s sad to read peopleâ??s palms who are unhappy with their careers. Some people have been stuck in the same career for twenty or thirty years, but have no idea what they should be doing.

A palmist can not say: â??You will be working as a clerk in an insurance company,â? but can tell the person the type of work they would be happier doing. Naturally, if the person enjoys their work, theyâ??ll be more successful.

Itâ??s very gratifying to read a teenagerâ??s palm that has no idea what career to pursue and help direct them towards a particular career path.

A few years ago, I had a twenty year old client who was about to start studying engineering in Sweden. After reading his palms, I realised he would be a successful business man.

After several years, he phoned me and asked me I was interested in joining his Multi Level Marketing organisation. He was now a very successful businessman and had a large number of people in his organisation. He started out as a civil engineer, but his interests turned to business. I felt extremely happy that I saw this in his palms and was able to help guide him.

Hand Shapes

The handâ??s shape gives us the first clue to a positive career choice. Someone with a square palm needs to be in a practical field. If this person has a good Destiny Line he or she would do well in management or business. If the palm is oblong, the person will be imaginative and will need opportunities to utilize his or her thoughts and ideas.

Air Hand

Someone with an Air Hand will be happy in a field where they can communicate with others. Radio broadcasting, television announcing, teaching and sales would all be good career choices for this person. Theyâ??ll actively use the analytical side of their brain and be reliable and conscientious.

Fire Hand

Someone with a Fire Hand is more likely to be outgoing than an Air Hand. The person with a Fire Hand will use intuition to make quick decisions. He or she will need change, variety and some way to express them selves. They would be good at sales or any other career where theyâ??re left to â??get on with it.â?

Earth Hand

If your client has an Earth Hand theyâ??ll enjoy repetitive tasks and relish practical work. This person will be reliable, honest and have hands that can think for themselves. They would be happy as a carpenter, plumber, mechanic or any field where they can use their head and hands.

Water Hand

Someone with a Water Hand will need pleasant surroundings and work that provides aesthetic pleasure. If this person is creative, theyâ??ll be able to develop this talent, but may need constant encouragement from family and friends to keep working. Suitable careers would include interior design, fashion and theatre.

THE MOUNTS

The mounts reveal what a person likes doing, so theyâ??re extremely helpful in vocational analysis.

Jupiter Mount

If the person has a strong Jupiter Mount, theyâ??ll be enthusiastic, proud, and ambitious. Theyâ??ll be happy running their own business or managing someone elseâ??s. Theyâ??ll do well in politics, the church, athletics or any field where their ambitions are given plenty of scope.

Saturn Mount

You wonâ??t find many palms with Saturn as the main mount. Someone with this formation will prefer to work on their own in a peaceful environment. This person will be more comfortable living in a small town instead of a big city. Consequently, theyâ??d make a good farmer, horticulturist or landscape gardener. They may have an interest or career in mathematics or engineering. An interest in the occult could lead this person into making a living as a psychic or teacher.

Apollo Mount

If the strongest mount is the Apollo mount, the person will almost always be positive and happy. Theyâ??ll have a quick mind and work hard to achieve success. This person will be creative and could have a career that uses these skills. No matter what occupation this person chooses, it will reflect their love of beauty.

Mercury Mount

Someone with a dominant Mercury Mount, will be shrewd and have good business sense. If this person is interested in science, theyâ??ll make a good doctor or scientist. Their quick thinking, ability to work hard, and exceptional speech skills make a law career a natural option. In business, theyâ??ll be innovative and hard working. Theyâ??ll always be several steps ahead of the competition.

Venus Mount

If Venus is the main mount, the person will be sympathetic, understanding and full of energy. They wonâ??t take life too seriously and will always try to look on the bright side. This person would make a good retailer, as long as they like what theyâ??re selling. The most enthusiastic grocer Iâ??ve ever met was a striking example of a Venusian. He adored the grocery business and considered himself fortunate to work in the field. This person would also do well in a philanthropic field, where their sympathy and sense of fair play could be used.

Mars Mount

When Mars is the dominant mount, the person will be boisterous, aggressive and courageous. Theyâ??ll be adventurous and remarkably logical in dangerous situations. Naturally, this person would do well in the armed forces, police force, security, or any field offering variety and plenty of excitement.

Luna Mount

As Luna governs the imagination, someone with a dominant Luna Mount, will excel in a creative career. This person will be good with the written word, but since they lack confidence, theyâ??ll find the spoken word difficult. If theyâ??re interested in music, they may enjoy playing or composing. They could also be a good travel writer or consultant as they have a strong desire to travel.

THE FINGERS

Dâ??Artepigny, a French army officer, was the first to devise a system for classifying palms. He was particularly interested in the fingers and noticed a striking contrast between artistâ??s fingers and scientistâ??s fingers.

He noticed that artists generally had smooth fingers while scientists had knotted ones. Dâ??Artepigny was sufficiently intrigued with his discovery to carry on and become the first â??modernâ? palmist.

Long Fingers

People with long fingers will be happiest in careers where they can immerse themselves in detail. My bank manager and my accountant both have long fingers which is great because I want them to take great care of my money!

Someone with long, tapering fingers will avoid manual work, if at all possible.

Short Fingers

People with short, square fingers will be the opposite to long fingered people. These people enjoy a â??hands-onâ? job. Mechanics, carpenters, and gardeners often have short fingers.

Success in Business

You will find self-employed people with every possible variation of hand. A plumber will have a very different hand from a tailor, who likewise will have a different hand from a salesperson.

However, if someone is going to do well in business he or she will have a number of points in common with other successful business people. The first of these is a strong thumb, the larger the better. This gives determination and the desire to succeed.

A good business person will need a Destiny line, as this will give direction and focus to his life. Occasionally, someone without a Destiny line achieves great success, but this is very rare. What will have happened is that this person will have been ambling along quite happily and chanced upon something that led him or her to success. The presence of a Destiny line gives the person a road map to follow.

He or she will also need a strong, straight Mercury finger as every business requires communication skills of one sort or another. A long Mercury finger also gives shrewdness and financial acumen.

A good length Jupiter finger will show how ambitious the person is. One person will be content owning a corner delicatessen, whilst another will not rest until he or she has a hundred of them.

As well as this the business person will need the various qualities necessary in the field he or she has chosen. Someone with a broad hand containing few lines, wide apart fingers with spatulate tips, and an angle of practicality on the thumb would last only a few days cooped up in an office. This person needs to be out of doors and would be happy and successful I careers such as farming or seafaring.

Talents

Fortunately, every one of us is different and I believe that everyone has a talent or special ability of some sort. Usually when we talk of talents, we refer to creative abilities and many people are blessed in this way.

However, most people do not do anywhere near as much with their talents as they could. There are a number of reasons for this, The talent may be unrecognized. The talent may not be approved of by the person`s family. I once read the palms of a male ballet dancer of Oslo, Norway who did not take up dancing until his twenties because of his father`s strong disapproval. Lack of motivation is the main reason people do not develop their talents. I am continually told by clients to whom I have pointed out a talent that they do not have time to work on it. This is simply an excuse. We can all find time to do the things we want to do.

As well, most talents require a sacrifice of some sort. Very few people are prepared to practice the piano for eight hours a day in the hope of ultimately becoming a successful concert pianist. It is the same with athletics. If someone wants to become a champion swimmer he or she is going to have to spend countless hours in the pool swimming up and down whilst friends are out having fun. It require considerable dedication and plain hard work, so matter how talented the person may be.

Artistic Ability

You are now familiar with the general indications of creativity on the palm To determine if this creativity is expressed through painting and drawing we look first at the Apollo finger. If this finger is strong, with a good mount at it`s base and a long first phalange with a broad tip on it, we have someone with ability in this area. A long second phalange will provide a good sense of colour. You will always find this sign on people with good taste in clothes.

We also need to check the lowerhalf of the palm to see how imaginative the person is. Ideally, the Mount of Luna will be strong, helping to create a curve of creativity on the percussion side of the palm.

If the person wants to be financially successful from art, he or she will need a longer than average little finger, a strong thumb and a reasonably wide palm. If these business indications are absent, this person would be better working for others as a staff artist, or perhaps using it as a hobby rather than a career.

Writing Ability

Writing is a branch of communication and we look first for a good-sized little finger. The second phalange should be the most prominent. If the Head line curves up to the Mount of Luna, the person will be a creative writer with a talent for fiction. If the Head line runs straight across the palm the talent will lie more with non-fiction. Fiction writers should have a well-developed lower half of the hand with strong Luna and Venus mounts.

Poets also need a strong sense of rhythm and rhyme which is indicated by the angle of pitch at the base of the thumb.

Acting Ability

Actors need to express themselves, so a good tip on the Mercury finger is essential. Ideally the fingers should be smooth and tapering to allow the emotions to be expressed. The hand should be as wide as possible to give the person confidence and the ability to push for him or herself. This is very important for long-term success in an extremely difficult field.

Character actors are likely to have knotted fingers. Comedians and actors in comic roles will have well developed mounts of Mercury and Luna. The whole percussion side of the hand should be well marked.

Musical Ability

An entire book could be written on determining the different types of musical talent in the hand which makes it hard to even attempt a few lines on the subject.

Singing ability in indicated be perfectly round fingers and a thumb containing both the angles of practicality and pitch. A good sized Mount of Venus gives a love of melody and the Luna mount harmony. For success in this field the person should also have a good length Apollo finger and a pronounced Apollo mount.

To be successful as a player of a musical instrument the person will need the angles of practicality and pitch, plus strong Venus and Luna mounts. Successful instrumentalists can be found with every possible shape of hand, though players of stringed instruments are usually possessors of Air and Water hands. Players of percussion instruments usually have Earth hands with broad fingertips.

In addition, talented musicians are likely to have a loop of music, loop of response or loop of stringed music.

Dancing Ability

Dancers need to be able to respond to rhythm and time, making the two angles of practicality and pitch essential. The Life line needs to come well across a preferably wide palm, giving stamina and energy. Venus and Luna mounts should be high and firm, enabling the person to lose him or herself in the dance.

A jazz dancer is likely to have pointed or conic fingertips, emphasizing inspiration and the ability to improvise. A dancer with square tips will be able to do exactly what is required and will perform previously memorized steps perfectly.