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Title:
Discover yourself through palm reading : learning how to read yourself and your future, line by line
Author:
Robinson, Rita.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Franklin Lakes, NJ : New Page Books, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9781564145420
Format :
Book

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Central Library BF921 .R625 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This book is about discovering inherited personality traits, temperament, likes and dislikes, strengths and weaknesses, and abilities and talents through the study of your hands.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 11
Chapter 1 Hands Reveal Genetic Influencesp. 17
Knowing ourselvesp. 18
Personalities and temperamentsp. 19
Where do the lines come from?p. 19
Survival traitsp. 20
Marriage, friends, and genesp. 20
What can we change?p. 21
Why certain characteristics predominatep. 24
How do we get the genes we have?p. 24
Family traits in sportsp. 25
Fingerprintsp. 29
Everyone's palm is uniquep. 33
Chapter 2 Right-Hand vs. Left-Hand Dominancep. 35
Dominant or non-dominant handsp. 35
Right-hand dominancep. 35
What causes left-handedness?p. 36
Left-handednessp. 37
Right- and left-hand readingsp. 39
What about people who use both hands?p. 41
How important is all this to palmistry?p. 41
Birth hand and the inner lifep. 42
Markings to note for comparisonsp. 43
Chapter 3 Hand Shapes and Texturesp. 45
Hand structurep. 45
Changing shapesp. 47
The four hand shapesp. 48
Other conditions to consider with palm shapep. 60
Chapter 4 Thumbsp. 63
Human developmentp. 64
From beginning to endp. 64
Thumb shapesp. 65
Chapter 5 Finger Names and Shapesp. 73
What forms the fingers?p. 73
Finger namesp. 74
Fingertipsp. 79
Other characteristics of the fingersp. 80
Phalangesp. 83
Putting it all togetherp. 86
Fingernailsp. 89
Chapter 6 Major Lines of the Handp. 93
What forms the lines?p. 95
Imperfect linesp. 95
The line of lifep. 96
The line of heartp. 101
The line of headp. 104
Combined head and heart linesp. 109
The line of fatep. 110
Chapter 7 Palm Mountsp. 115
The two major mounts of the handp. 116
The mounts of the fingersp. 119
The minor (lesser) mountsp. 122
Chapter 8 Minor Lines and Their Meaningsp. 125
The line of Apollop. 125
Health-related linesp. 127
Lines related to mental naturep. 130
Minor lines concerning relationshipsp. 133
Some general marks affecting lines and formationsp. 137
Travel linesp. 140
Chapter 9 The quadrants, quadrangle, and great trianglep. 143
The quadrantsp. 143
The quadranglep. 146
The great trianglep. 146
Chapter 10 The Right Fit at Workp. 149
Presidential fodderp. 150
Limelightersp. 153
Independent workersp. 154
Touching base with your personal skillsp. 159
Professions and potential markingsp. 159
Chapter 11 Marriage and Love Compatibilityp. 165
What is takes to make love workp. 165
Chapter 12 Harmonizing with Friendsp. 179
Friendshipp. 180
What characteristics make people good friends?p. 180
Chapter 13 Leisure Activities and Hobbiesp. 189
Combining work and playp. 190
Characteristics of leisure activitiesp. 192
Chapter 14 Hand Gesturesp. 197
General hand and finger movementsp. 198
Cultural hand gesture differencesp. 199
Hand meditationp. 201
Appendix Time Linesp. 203
Glossaryp. 207
Indexp. 215
About the Authorp. 221

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