Palmistry is a fun and interesting technique in which fortune tellers of the past were said to be able to reveal something about one’s personality simply by looking at their hands.
While the validity of palmistry is not supported up by science, it is interesting to find out what story our hands, or in this case, our thumbs can tell. Even Alexander the great, when showed palm reading by Aristotle, used it to choose his high ranking military generals and used it to guide many of his important decisions. Palm reading has an inviting charm that entices one’s curiosity.
Take a look at your thumb, and then read below to find out what it says about you.
What Does The Shape Of Your Thumb Reveal About Your Personality?
Thumb 1: The Top Half Is Bigger Than The Bottom Half
If this is your thumb, then you are likely someone whose dreams are bigger than most of the other people you know. You reach for the stars and your desire to excel is present in all that you do. Even during times of relaxation, you’re usually planning your next move and how to better your life.
Your determination to succeed is one of your strengths, but it’s also easy to overthink and to become slightly obsessed with certain goals. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, just remember to maintain balance in your life, and to always take care of yourself and the people you love. Nurture yourself with love, and you’ll surely grow to live the life your heart has always imagined.
Thumb 2: The Bottom Half Of The Thumb Is Bigger Than The Top Half
If your thumb is similar to thumb #2, then you are the kind of person who is both humble and kind. You are considerate of others, and often go out of your way to help someone, even when they cannot help you back. You stay rooted in your heart, and while you aren’t doing it for attention, your beautiful personality shines through everything you do.
You also deeply appreciate and value the little things in life. You can find joy and peace in simple things such as seeing a rainbow, seeing a baby smile, or even when a loved one gives you a hug or holds your hand. You’ve learned that the truly important things in life are not material or financial, but are those which your heart knows are important: the well-being of your family, friends, loved ones and of the people around you. Your stability proves to be quite a relief for those close to you, and it’s likely many people come to and count on you when the going gets tough. The world would be a better place with more people like you in it.
Thumb 3: Both The Top And The Bottom Halves Are Of Equal Size
If this is the shape of your thumb, then you’ve likely figured out most of your life and have achieved your own personal balance. Harmony within the group and in your social circles is important to you, and you’ve realized that the only way to really succeed in life is by choosing the middle way. You deeply understand the principle of balance behind one of the wise sayings the Buddha heard while meditating, which helped him to achieve enlightenment; “Life is like the harp string, if it is strung too tight it won’t play, if it is too loose it hangs, the tension that produces the most beautiful sound lies in the middle.”
You also have a strong ability to see the good within any seemingly difficult situation. Your positive mind helps you to stay focused and to push through any obstacles that come your way. You’ve successfully learned from any previous mistakes, and they’ve made you into a stronger person as you’ve used them as stepping stones towards living the life you desire. It’s likely that your passions lean towards supporting people who’ve had difficult lives, and when you go out of your way to help someone, it really does make a difference, so keep it up!
Thumb 4: Flexible
If you have a flexible thumb, then you are most likely the kind of person who is a fast learner and is able to adapt quickly to changing situations in life. You are a survivor by nature and your brilliant mind can help to turn any lemon into lemonade.
You also have one of the greatest gifts any intellectual can possess: an open-mind. You’re always learning, and you’re able to accept new facts even if you had previously believed something different. You’re able to entertain and debate new ideas without accepting them, which allows you to carefully see, contemplate and to decide what is really true. You also have a creative mind and a keen eye for spotting potential successful business ideas. When you listen to your heart and let your mind work on what your heart is always telling you, there’s no limit to the success and the heights you can reach in life.
Thumb 5: Inflexible thumb
If your thumb is somewhat rigid and inflexible, then you likely have a strong personality and often settle for nothing less than exactly what you want in life. Integrity is very important to you, and you stick by your words and make sure to honor all of your commitments. Once your heart is set on something, nothing can hold you back, and what’s important to you tends to be related to both stability and traveling in life.
It’s important to remember on your personal conquests to be both gentle to both yourself and to those around you. Your patience can run thin when around people who are not as driven or successful as you are, but remember that everyone has had a different life, came from a different starting place, and is just doing the best they can with what they have. Seek instead ways to include others, as you’re naturally a leader and people are drawn to follow you. Add a little bit of gentleness and warmth to your drive when around others, and you just might find some loyal supporters who can make your dreams happen faster and bigger than you’d previously imagined.
Was your thumb reading accurate for you?
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You are loved, appreciated, and good enough.
Have a beautiful day.