Things Palm Reading Says About You

The ancient practice of palm reading and palmistry can tell us who you are as a person and what your life will be like. Learn how you can become a palm reader.


It’s amazing to think that the ancient practice of palmistry can tell us who you are as a person and what your life will be like. Whether you believe in it or not, it's an interesting practice that's persisted for centuries and some insist is accurate.

Personality, relationships, health, career, travel, nothing can escape the eye of a palm reader. As we investigate what your palm reveals about you, keep in mind to read the lines on the hand you write with first, as that is your dominant hand.

10. You Have Great Attention to Detail

Palm reading is not only about the lines on the palm. You may not be aware that the size and positioning of your fingers play a large role in palmistry too. The length of your fingers is considered to be relative to the palm and therefore, we can tell if they are average, short or long.

If your longest finger is at least as long as your palm, then your fingers are considered long. On average, the longest finger is only about 7/8 the size of the palm.

palm reading palmistry great attention to detail

Long fingers show you have incredible attention to detail. This is interesting because it also says you’re a bad planner. Your love of detail means you like to analyze details of events to death so that you understand them inside out, before taking any action. Curiously, there are more long-fingered women than men in the world!

9. You Have Poor Health

You can gain an understanding of your health by looking at both the health and life lines. The health line runs from the Mount of Mercury, below the little finger down to the base of the palm.

palm reading palmistry poor health
The health line

If you don’t have a health line, don’t despair. This is great news because it means you will have a lifetime of good health. Similarly, if you have a prominent and clear life line, this indicates a life of vitality, strength and immunity.

palm reading palmistry poor health
Health and life lines

If you do have a health line, you can learn about what your health issues might be. A health line rising from the life line is a very bad sign. Any contact between the health and life lines indicates fragility of health. If the health line crosses the life line, this shows the presence of genetic diseases.

palm reading palmistry poor health
The health line crossing the life line reveals the presence of genetic diseases

A health line which stops when it reaches your heart line shows a likelihood for heart problems. Furthermore, if your health line is chained, you will be plagued by a series of health issues related to the bladder, liver or stomach.

palm reading palmistry poor health

8. You Are Self-Centered and Ruthless

The heart line tells us about the operation and condition of the heart. It doesn’t have a typical starting or ending position as this greatly varies for the individual. A clear and unbroken heart line that forks at the end is a sign that you are a good person, warm-hearted and with a life full of love.

palm reading palmistry self-centred and ruthless
Heart line

There’s no chance of faking it, because we can tell if you are self-centered and ruthless at your core! A short or entirely absent heart line shows us these negative qualities. You are likely to have a rocky road to love and often end up alone because of your attitude to others.

palm reading palmistry self-centred and ruthless
Short heart line

A line that curves downward, also shows a life of difficult relationships and that you have a character that can be difficult to like.

palm reading palmistry self-centred and ruthless
Heart line curving downward

7. You Care About Your Family Deeply

The line around the base of your thumb is called the family loyalty ring. The deeper and clearer the line, the stronger is your connection to family and the importance they have in your life. If you have two family rings, you must have two families, whether by adoption or by second marriage.

palm reading palmistry You care about your family deeply
Family rings

Any breaks in the ring show periods of family trouble. At the same time, a longer index finger than the ring finger also indicates strong ties to family. This is believed to represent the amount of energy your parents put into raising you. If you have a longer forefinger, chances are you will make a great parent as well.

The Venus mount is the padding at the ball of the thumb, and is named for the goddess of love.

palm reading palmistry You care about your family deeply
The Mount of Venus

A good amount of padding which is soft to the touch, but not puffy, is another sign that you have time and interest for your family, because it shows you have enough energy to be shared around.

6. You Will Have Setbacks in Life

The life line generally curves from just above the thumb to either the mount of Venus or the mount of Luna which sits below the little finger.

palm reading palmistry setbacks in life
The life line

If your life line is chained, you will be plagued by misfortune. Chains over sections of the line indicate you’re experiencing shocks in those periods. Chains can also indicate you are suffering heartbreak and illness.

You are prone to letting stress interfere and your life current is sorely affected. You are similarly positioned if your life line is laddered with cross bars.

palm reading palmistry setbacks in life
Chained lifeline

The sun line can also tell of setbacks. The sun line is the Line of Apollo, and can be considered the success line. The line ideally runs from the mount of Moon to under the ring finger. However, if the line only runs to the center of the palm, your success has gone downhill as you near middle age.

palm reading palmistry setbacks in life
The sun line of Apollo

A broken sun line is a sign of career frustrations and setbacks. A wavy line indicates it is your lack of confidence which is interfering with your career and causing you problems.

5. You Are Impatient and the Life of the Party

The shape of your hands can say a lot about who you are. If you have spatulate hands, you’re a fun and overly social person with a zest for life. You’ll know you have spatulate hands if they resemble the cooking utensil of a similar name.

palm reading palmistry impatient and the life of the party
Spatulate hands

They are very wide at their base, and appear flattened and sturdy with elongated fingers. You’ll also have a small thumb. Having spatulate hands means you’ll have a keen interest in learning about anything new and have excitable energy about you.

For this reason, they are also referred to as active hands, because you never stop. On the downside, you can be impatient and often suffer from feeling unsettled. However, as a fearless and curious person, you’re best suited to a career as an explorer, astronaut or engineer.

4. You Are Imaginative and Unique

Having a longer ring finger than index finger is a sign of innate creativity. Your creativity is even stronger if your ring finger is wider.

palm reading palmistry imaginative and unique

The ring finger is governed by Apollo, signifying love of beauty and artistic flair. But you’re also results-oriented, so it’s important to complete what you start in order to have satisfaction.

Associated with creativity is mental attitude, which is represented by the head line. If the head line bends towards the Mount of Moon, this shows you have significant power of the imagination.

palm reading palmistry imaginative and unique
The head line

So long as the drooping head line is not afflicted by features such as crosses or "islands", the imagination is a positive force for you. You may even have an affinity for writing.

It's important for you to surround yourself with people who appreciate your creativity. It will benefit your happiness and help others view the world through your eyes.

3. You Will Have Great Career Prosperity

The fate line or destiny line reflects how you will be influenced by the world around you. A good fate line begins at the base of the palm, and works upwards in a straight line to the mount of Saturn at the base of the middle finger.

palm reading palmistry great career prosperity
Fate line or destiny line

If you don’t have a fate line, this can mean your working life will be uneventful or even one of poverty. But if you have a deep fate line that is unbroken, you will earn a good income and enjoy success in your career. If you are lucky enough to have a fate line which branches off in an upward direction, this means you will enjoy great success, resulting in an increased income.

palm reading palmistry great career prosperity
Fate line and prosperity

The fate line can even tell when you may get a promotion. For example, if it branches from the point where it intersects with the head line, you will be 35 years of age when promoted.

palm reading palmistry great career prosperity

2. You Will Live Abroad

Contrary to popular belief, the life line doesn’t just indicate how long you are going to live. Rather, it tells us what your life will be like and the quality of it. A fork in the life line, where the branch over the mount of Luna is stronger in appearance, shows that you will retire in a far land from your home.

palm reading palmistry You will live abroad

If the line forks off and ends at the Luna mount and the Neptune mount next to it, you feel a deep desire to travel the world.

palm reading palmistry You will live abroad

The mount of Luna, also called the mount of Moon, can be a stronger sign of your destiny to travel. If there is a line from this mount, diagonally up to the mount of Jupiter, you will have a successful journey and go on to have a well-renowned career in the place you travel to.

palm reading palmistry You will live abroad

1. You Are Connected to the Spiritual Plane

You might have what it takes to be a talented palm reader! Having a deep, clear and curved line of intuition, means you have a strong connection to the spiritual plane.

palm reading palmistry connected to the spiritual plane
The line of intuition

This line was common in prophets and is also believed to be present in psychic mediums. In general, this line begins near the end of the heart line at the outer palm and forms either a diagonal or curved line downward. At a basic level, it means you can easily read others and situations.

palm reading palmistry connected to the spiritual plane

However, at the upper end of the scale, it indicates a connection to the celestial or occult. The downside of having strong intuition is that it can leave you quite vulnerable to experiencing the emotions of others. It’s common to not have this line at all, so those who do are quite special.

I hope you were amazed at these palm reading techniques. Maybe it revealed something surprising about you as well. Thanks for reading.

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