Palmistry 101 ~ Radical Transformation and Healing

The Pluto zone sits on the outer edge of the palm, mid way, just below the start of the heart line.  When I see a line starting in this section of the palm and curving up toward the ring or middle finger the owner is best suited for a career in ‘death, transformation and regeneration’. Coaching people to move through radical change such as paralyzing sports injuries, homes lost during disasters, and unexpected job loss would be a good fit.  The individual with this etching has a keen ability to understand the natural process of change.

AAHA Hand Map
Pluto and the Pinkie

If you have this line, your good hair day probability is that you regularly act as a channel, crusading from rubble to renovation to revelation. You may find yourself witnessing devastating loss leading to profound life awareness’s. You would also use your abilities to move through change, like Kubler Ross who studied and taught about five stages of grief. Ultimately you inspire others and shine the light to step onward and upward.

If the owner of a Pluto line is having a bad hair day, she may feel stuck in the muck where she has experienced deep loss herself and hasn’t moved out of it yet. Maybe she is morning the loss of her grandmother after ten years. There is a healthy period for grieving the loss of a loved one. However, remaining too long in depression or denial is unfavorable to living a fulfilling life.

With the line of Pluto, the potential to guide and direct others through unchartered territories is a talent to investigate and cultivate in order to live a meaningful life.

Tip for the Radical Change Agent: Continue to strengthen your abilities to deal with and embrace the unexpected and align your career with your natural skill set.

Gift Markings, when found on the hands, reveal a person’s potential aptitude, ability, skill, and talents – in short their gifts in very specific areas.   Talents aren’t always realized because people can be reluctant to come out in their fullest potential.  It’s easier to play small for most people.

One example of a gift marking is when a person has six or more vertical lines on the mount under the pinkie finger. The lines don’t drop below the heart line.  This is the mark of the Gifted Healer who has profound psychological insights. The Gifted Healer is considered a growth catalyst for personal development. Her friends inherently solicit her counsel for problems because she has a ‘listening’ ear.  She personifies sage wisdom.

On a good hair day she is in tune with her Inner voice, trusting the insights she perceives. She is available to herself enough to listen to, hear and respond to That Voice. She uses the gift for her own relationship, family and career challenges. The upside potential for someone with eight or more vertical stripes is to be a Healer for Healers. Professional Healers such as Therapists, Health Coaches, Veterinarians, Ministers and even Hair Dressers  go to this soul-centered-practitioner for counsel and guidance. At her best, the Gifted Healer is a cheerleader for her clients, practicing as a profession.

The bad hair day possibility for the Gifted Healer is that she’ll ignore her inner voice.  Snubbing the inner voice leads to blocked intimacy in relationship.  If you have these markings check your life flight pattern for dead end relationships or dodging exposing your truth to you mate. You’ve undoubtedly said to yourself, “Oh, if only I would have responded to that little voice inside, I would have saved myself a lot of grief.” You’re learning to work through trust issues to get to a point of trusting your self in all situations.

Tip for the Gifted Healer: Listen and respond to your inner voice even if it says, “Don’t take that job with the incredibly high salary” or “No, don’t date that super model” or telling your husband of 25 years, “I plan to enroll in school a help people heal themselves.”

If you have both a line of Pluto and the mark of the Gifted Healer, I’d consider you an Insightful Guide for Rebirth. Your life fulfillment blueprint includes weaving both of these skill sets as a livelihood.

Keep in mind:

1. You want to be a Healer but you don’t have the Gifted Healer mark? Not to worry. Follow your heart and be grateful you probably won’t experience the bad hair day possibility to the extreme degree of the person with the vertical stripes under the Pinkie finger.

2. We are on a learning journey.  We veer off track to know where the next segment of our life path is to be found. To find the middle of the road we must drive on the reflectors in the center lane as well as run off road into a few road signs. Cautionary devices awaken us to balance.

3. If you don’t have these markings, it doesn’t mean you can’t live in these good hair day possibilities.  You can do what you set your mind to.

Scattering into Stillness

Yesterday while I was walking along a fairly deserted road in the foothills below Sequoia National Park I was overcome by an acute sense of panic.  It was hard to comprehend, at the time, because I was surrounded by some of the most majestic scenery on the planet.  My stroll took me through Oak trees of all species, bumble bee quality flowering foliage, lush green mountains, romantic rocks, and the view of Alta Peak towering at 11,000 feet.  I compare the view of Sequoia National Park to the Swiss Alps which I visited many years ago. 

During the walk I was making a conscious effort to keep my feet on the ground and to ‘slow down’.  My mind runs amok on an ‘occasional’ basis.  The more I attempted to s l o w  d o w n the more I was consumed with a greater sense of urgency to keep moving.  I actually sensed a level of guilt for not doing more. Attempting to silence my mind put me in direct contact with its opposite: sheer panic.  Why was this happening? 

I have been rewarded quite nicely by society for accomplishing results and being in constant deed. If I slow down, “What will I do?”  “Who will I be if I’m not doing something?” “OMG, I might die if I’m not producing something!”  

These are real thoughts I experienced yesterday on what I had hoped would be a peaceful outing.  It’s ironic that one of my highest priorities, right now, is to experience Stillness.  Often is the case that our truest desire puts us in direct conflict with ‘its’ opposite.  In this case: Silence vs pandemonium. 

How does this happen?  Conditioning, patterns and addictions have formulated the path of our existence.  I’m addicted to working, producing, responsibilities, tasks, schedules and the call to perfection.  I have to classify this as an addiction because of the reaction I have when I even think about not having these scenarios in my world.  This doesn’t mean those ‘things’ are bad.  I’m simply seeking an adjustment to my internal volume control.  Might you relate? 

There are specific configurations in the hands that can point to this type of internal feeding frenzy.  See if you have any of these six designs in your hands or fingerprints.  They involve either the Life Line or the Arch fingerprint. 

To see six hand print examples and the remaining article click here to open the pdf  Scattering into Stillness by Kay Packard AAHA

Illuminating Your Style

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards mesmerized me from my big American screen TV last night. Riveted to every word spoken and adoring each voluptuous glamour shot I drooled. I LOVE to match movie star actor characteristics to markings in the hands, especially the heart lines and hand shapes.  Perhaps a strong finger description reveals itself for an added bonus.

One piece of advice I heard is something that we all can benefit from in our entrepreneurial businesses.  Angela Jolie answered a Twitter question from a young, new, enthusiastic, actor to the industry.  The question asked for her counsel how to break into the film industry.  To my surprise she responded with “go out into the world and gain experience; travel.”  “Get a wide variety of experience and find out who you are.”  She added, “Then bring that back to your acting”. Wow, I would have thought of 20 other answers she could have given.  However, I loved her answer because any new, enthusiastic entrepreneur can embrace and shine with that same advice. 

What I heard Angela say is “Find out who you are and develop your style.  I love comedy.  Tina Fey, Lucille Ball, Jack Black, Jim Carry, Mary Tyler Moore, and Alec Baldwin are some of my favorite comedians.  Consider each of them individually.  They’re each in the over-arching category of comedian but each has his and her own style

Hand Analysts for example, can use the breadth of experience outside of reading hands to tightly weave into their practice.  In fact, life experience is imperative for the success of the Hand AnalystLife Purpose Fulfillment of the Practitioner is crucial when coaching, mentoring, guiding and advising their clients.

If you’re a Hand Analyst, consider these steps:

1)      Go out and LIVE – fully

2)      Be present in all of your experience

3)      Observe your life lesson at play

4)      Notice your life lesson catalyzing your life purpose

5)      Witness, embrace and SHOW YOUR style

Bring YOU into to your practice.  Tina Fey doesn’t act like Jim Carry or Lucille Ball, although they may have influences on Tina. There is only one Tina Fey.  There is only one Lucille Ball. And there is only ONE YOU and your clients want ‘that’. The energy field you exude is like no other.

To pinpoint Your style listen to what your clients tell you they like and market that!  When you are the real you, you’ll attract the perfect client(s) for You.

Let me know how this works for you.  I’d love to hear about it! 

Inspiring and Intense Artistic Mastery

I’d like this 8-Year Old to be on my radar for years to come because of a few significant markings on her left hand (below).  One particular line called the Line of Apollo is stretching from the bottom of her palm up toward her ring finger (in pink).  While it is running a jagged course it still very much indicates the design of a professional artist.  Think of someone in the spotlight, maybe on the silver screen, who is a writer, performer with voice and instrument and possibly even a director, all wrapped in one.

She also has a Simian Line running horizontal along her hand from one side to the other (dark teal).  The key word for this line is intensity.  The emotional and mental systems are merged together.  They form a union and lend to the owner doing what they do with all of their being. 

Because of the inside organization of emotions with thoughts there can be a sense of misunderstandings with others.  With extra care in the communications department  – which means purposeful practice in clarifying messages – she can develop into a master of communications.  Combine the preceding with the last minute veering of the Apollo Line toward the pinkie finger – the finger of communications – and we may see a theme of interpreting and translating in original and innovative form. 

As a reminder, I am not making predictions about her future.  The lines can change and are most likely to change with her personal development.  The markings in the hand tend to indicate the preferences and inclinations of the owner.

One other line to note is the orange vertical line reaching up toward the index finger.  This is the line of inspiration and ambition.  This tells me she has an urge to surge with vision.  Her high ideals stimulate her vision and thus lead to her inspiring nature.

When combining just these three lines she has the talent of an inspiring and intense artist on her way to mastery.  Skills are required to develop mastery and in her case the following will help: practice and persistence in communicating her creative wants, visions, ideas and innovations; then doing them! 

On a side note, her life purpose is the Successful Pioneer.  As she handles the arrows, stands true to her values and trusts her inner voice, I’d imagine we’ll see big things from this little one.   Stay tuned!

 

Hand Analysis of The Passionate Explorer

Below are two markings in the palm of the hand to give me a clue that this 15-year-old is on a passionate exploration at Life U.   

What I explained to her:

The purple line running across your palm at the top of the hand is your heart line.  This type of line is called the Passionate heart line.  This tells me that you like excitement and despise boredom. You can express your emotions with a fire-like nature – quick and blunt.  This line also indicates that you are charismatic and people like to be around you, like they would a campfire.  People become mesmerized by the ‘colors’ you exude – blue, red, purple, orange… all those fire-like colors.  The passionate type usually does a good job at expressing her “I wants”.  While you may not always get them, expressing what you want is healthy because you express the energy that wants to be expressed like a river unblocked by a damn.  The upside of your heart line is that you are fun, outgoing, excitable, enthusiastic and passionate.  On a ‘bad day’ you can move into YOUR ‘I wants’ too deeply and forget the desires of others. To balance this it’s good to maintain your desires AND also consider the desires of others.  

The pink curving line toward the bottom outer edge of your palm tells me you seek out stimulation as an explorer and investigator.  Again, boredom will drive you crazy so it’s good that you read and have many new opportunities at high school to satisfy your inquisitiveness.  You can also think of this as being a line of curiosity; you like to keep things interesting. Seeking the un-ordinary is ordinary for you.

With the highest ranking fingerprint on your right ring finger, your Life purpose is the Artist – the Woman in the Spotlight being true to her muse.  Expressing your SELF is the most important thing you can do – it’s what you came here to do.  Your life challenge is to feel accomplished and successful while being true to YOU, standing your ground…. all on the life foundation of Peace and Harmony.  I read your ‘challenge’ from your fingerprint patterns on your right Thumb, right middle finger and left ring finger.  The arches on your fingerprints resemble mounds of the earth.  The earth is secure and provides a solid foundation.  You’ll feel best when you feel secure.

As with most things, to know one side you have to know the opposite.  When it comes to Peace, a person, like you, will best know Peace by experiencing and moving through sensations of Panic.  You may feel panic running through your body at different times under various circumstances.  The best thing you can do is to BREATE your way through it and silently remind yourself that you ARE SAFE.  You do have nice long vitality/life lines so you are able to ‘ground’ with ease. 

Observations: What’s attention-grabbing is the paradoxical combination of the deep desire for peace and harmony along with the need to explore and investigate the unusual.  Oddly enough, for this youngster, her tranquility could very well be found in her most stimulating adventures.  With a flirtatious flair, she could push the envelope, dance to the edge and sing to the masses with the circ-de-sole, as an example.

 

Hand Analysis X-Ray Vision

See if you have x-ray vision showing in your hands. One or more arcs on the mount under the Index (Jupiter) finger is called the “Rings of Solomon.”  The owner of these lines typically has an unerring ability to understand human character and offer profound counsel.  S/he can be a teacher who brings deep insight since they are able to see through the façade of things. The more rings the stronger the ability and the need to be a major theme in the life.   If the line(s) are straight the owner is more inclined to use reason when ‘seeing’.  If the line(s) are curved and arcing on the Jupiter mount the owner will include more emotion in their counsel.

Heart Line Fork – Bend-Over-Backwards

Do you rearrange your emotions for others?  Check the Heart Line configuration in your hand.  If you have a line forking off the main Heart Line that looks like a waterfall, you may be rearranging your feelings and actions based on your perceptions of others’ needs and feelings – specifically someone who you view as an ‘underdog’. See the example below where the heart line and the fork are shown in purple.  This indicates a person may often say “Yes” when they really, really want to say “No”.   Hurting feelings is to be avoided at all cost.

Suggestions:

1) Notice the internal emotional rearrangement happening within you

2) Be conscious of YOUR desires and feelings

3) Take your time to silently address another person’s emotional needs without responding right away to his/her words.  Give yourself time to ask yourself what you’d like to do (based on #2 above).

4) Give yourself permission to say “Yes” or “No” in self-loving way.

5) Release self-judgment and critism that you should be emotionally connected in any other way than you are.

Simian Line and The Tight Rope

Insight from the American Academy of Hand Analysis ~ by Kay Packard
Subject: The Tight Rope – Mastering Communications
Marking in the Hand: Simian Line – Heart and Head Lines entwined in Union on one or both hands.

Interpretation: A level of intense behavior is associated with the owner of a simian line(s). The line acts as a divide separating the upper (abstract) and lower (physical) areas of the palm. The divide is like a tight rope, and walking it takes extreme balance, focus, training, skill and courage. The documentary film Man on Wire depicts the dogged drive, interior discipline, and relentless engagement needed to walk the rope. Nothing seems to matter to the ‘man’ but the wire.

Now imagine the difficulty if the rope being walked is being pulled in two different directions, like a game of tug of war. Whoa! That is the challenge facing those with a simian line(s). They find themselves quickly walking, if not sprinting, back and forth between opposites. “Today I want carpet, tomorrow I want wood floors”. And it’s installed within 24 hours by their own hands!

Another challenge for the owner of this marker is to communicate effectively. The thinking system (head) is tightly woven with the feelings (heart) system and therefore usually influences how the words flow out of her mouth. While she feels she is being very clear in her words, the person or group she’s speaking to may misunderstand her. Likewise, words coming into her ears from another may also get garbled up and misinterpreted. This can be frustrating for both parties. Just trying to keep up with the lightning fast progression in a conversation with the owner of a simian line can be exhausting, but very exciting!

There is internal tension here similar to a snake shedding its skin. The old skin is released and the mind/body prepared for the new. Yet the ‘new’ brings uncertainties that can feel awkward and potentially unbearable. This gives the impression of a ‘critical edge’. Their volatility isn’t about another person; it is purely about their internal struggle to understand their own emotional excitement, distress, joy, restlessness, frustration and dissatisfactions.

Recommendation for the Owner: Allow and accept yourself for your tendencies to act/react and then retreat. You seem to feel more than others and you might not understand why they are not as intense as you, or vice-versa, why you are so intense. There is nothing wrong with you. You are amazing! You have tremendous energy for accomplishment and are learning to effectively harness and apply that power. You ‘over-process’ on the inside, so others may see you as either a run away freight train, or aloof and uncaring. Your job is to communicate in a variety of ways to be understood. Practice, practice, practice. Give yourself time to percolate those intense feeling-thoughts, and be sure to have a physical outlet to release them in order  to avoid less healthy ways to calm down. If you feel a desperate need reinvent yourself – hang in there!  You may suddenly transport to a new level in your personal evolutionary journey.  Vigor and drive compel your walk on the tight rope.  Your path of great potential is being a Communications Master!

Author:  Kay Packard
Contributing Editors: Anne Bunnell, Debe’ Wenig

 

Signs

by Kay Packard

I recently spent a few days on a stretch of cliffs overlooking the magnificent California coast line. The beaches were stunning and the jagged vertical rock walls put me in awe of the vast ocean.  During the night, with the hotel slider wide open to the sea, I heard the ceaseless waves crashing into the cliff walls. It was an absolute rush!

Well marked ‘caution’ signs were located on the railings near the edges of the cliffs.  However, those signs are in English.  People have to know English to read the signs and that’s IF they pay attention.  Of course it’s obvious not to get too close to the edge… or is it?  Dare devils and risk takers are compelled to see how far they can walk the ledge.  There are also the curious and simple minded who may misplace a foot hold and take a fatal spill.  Cars park within inches of the fence and the edge of a potential fall. Survival would be questionable after tumbling off the rim of one of these cliffs.

In life, how often are you confronted with the ‘jagged edge’?  Do you recognize when you’re approaching an unsteady frontier?  Most people operate on auto-pilot 85% of the time.  What would a ‘jagged edge’ look like to you, in your own life?

Are you the type to get closer and closer to the edge, steer clear entirely, or somewhere in between?  Can you interpret the ‘caution’ signs?  Do you know the language in print?  Are you surrounded by people who rally to boost you to your higher ground?

Life is full of opportunities to experience Divine beauty in all things.  With the splendor comes risk.  Risk is mitigated by knowing how to read the signs.  Tapping into your intuition is quite helpful in times of danger.  The brain will respond to your intuition IF the brain can ‘read the sign’. 

Your hands reveal markings that can help you, or anyone, to understand their life path, the best directions to take, how to correct after going off course and how to make sense of the most challenging obstacles.  Talents, potentials, inclinations, and motivations besides the life purpose and life lessons can be pinpointed in the hands and fingerprints to help a person live in their most empowered self.

If you want to learn to read hands, you can become skilled at identifying and articulating the trail markers around the cliffs of life. The abyss can be bypassed with greater ease.  If by chance someone has fallen off the edge with no apparent way up you can offer hope and guidance.  It’s all clearly mapped out in the hands and fingerprints.

The AAHA is offering a bonanza of training classes for the beginner and intermediate student.  See the curriculum tab for details on this training program offered at the AAHA.

Inner Revolution

by Kay Packard

Krishnamurti said, “Change in society is of secondary importance; that will come about naturally, inevitably, when you as a human being bring about this change in yourself.” 

Only you can create the change you want to see in the world.  To see differently you must first examine your own thoughts and actions.  Then do something about that which no longer serves you.  Consider one thing in your life that isn’t working for you anymore.  Perhaps it’s an outdated belief, a relationship, a job, a personality trait, an addiction, a living condition, or simply a word.  Visualize that ‘something’ that is not working for you any longer. 

We can really get stuck in things that divide us from our core Self.  On one hand we desire peace and harmony and on the other we thrive on problem solving or believing ‘this will get better’.  Your intuitive self already knows the best way.  However, your patterns fixate you to the reoccurring and comfortable routine.  

If there is division within the self then there is conflict.  Conflict is actually an excellent force toward that which you do want.  So, do, be grateful for some level of internal disagreement and stress in your life.  However, use your discernment skills to assess how much internal clash is helpful for you. 

In my 20’s I worked in the Propulsion Lab of Hughes Space and Communications Company.  To position a satellite in space, liquid fuel was stored in tanks, carried through titanium tubing and ignited to create forceful flames for thrusting and boosting.  That burning fire is a source used to maneuver the spacecraft into the precise location and to keep it in position during its mission.  Exacting balance is required and combustion is actually a pathway to stability. 

Awakening

The balancing act of life requires opposites.  Transcendence of opposites brings a level of freedom because we are no longer attached to one side or the other.  To evolve we must experience the negative and the positive.  This doesn’t necessarily require discipline and control if the pattern can be recognized and modified or even released.  THIS is tricky business.  It’s not easy to see that which sits right before our very eyes.  A certain kind of ‘seeing’ is needed. 

Do you see with eyes of attachment or detachment?  Which might be more useful?  Or might a combination of the two be the best approach for positive change?  Only you can decide for yourself related to your particular ‘something’ that you’d like to alter, modify, transform or revolutionize.   

Suggestions for your inner revolution:

  • Pinpoint your Truth – now
  • Honor and aim for that Truth
  • Do what it takes to stay on course
  • Delight in your path