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The Apollo Star – Creative Expression vs. I Don’t Belong

Posted by on June 23, 2017 in Archetypes - Personality Psychology in the palms, Gift Markers | 3 comments

The Apollo Star – Creative Expression vs. I Don’t Belong

If you yearn to create, to bring beauty, to add a touch of uniqueness to this world, thank you! Congratulations for using your gift of creative expression. Ever felt that you don’t belong!  Well of course! If you’re a creative type and you haven’t found your special creative niche, your tribe and audience, what is it going to feel like? It might just feel as if you’re adrift in a sea of folks who don’t see you and don’t care about your yearning to “spill your guts on the canvas of your life” This is a phrase Alana Unger, one of my mentors,...

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Communicate with a Stranger • Build Trust • Change Your World

Posted by on April 9, 2017 in Relationships, Secrets of Effective Communication, Stories of Transformation | 2 comments

Communicate with a Stranger • Build Trust • Change Your World

Chaos Creates Opportunity • Talk to a Stranger • Gary • Two Questions • A Mile of Smiles Sometimes I feel like a broken record. So many of my newsletters are about the essential nature of what it means to truly communicate. Sorry folks, we’re at a turning point in our country and in our world where true, heart-based communication is crucial. Of course we need to be clear about our own vision and values. But more importantly, we need to gather the courage along with the skills to talk to a stranger and to bridge the divide. And...

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True Communication in 3 easy steps-The challenge to speak and to listen

Posted by on March 30, 2017 in For Entrepreneurs, For Students and Hand Analysts, Secrets of Effective Communication | 0 comments

True Communication in 3 easy steps-The challenge to speak and to listen

Learn to communicate better • Take the 80/20 Challenge with me I wrote about assessing your communication skills a few years back. I decided that this was a good time to check in with your ability to authentically communicate. To understand each other, to try to see the point of view of someone whose values and beliefs differ is crucial in these challenging times. Getting your message across in a clear and caring way is equally important. So…..Let’s get busy. Can you get your message across? Did you really listen to what she said?...

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Listen In – You’ll want to learn to read hands after this interview

Posted by on March 15, 2017 in Archetypes - Soul Psychology in the Fingerprints | 4 comments

Listen In – You’ll want to learn to read hands after this interview

Just got the video from my interview with Mariah Riggs in January. Hope you enjoy it. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to read hands, this will convince you I promise! It’s 25 minutes long but worth hanging in there! Check out Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.

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The Gifted Leader vs. the Bully or the Wimp

Posted by on February 28, 2017 in Archetypes - Personality Psychology in the palms, Gift Markers | 1 comment

The Gifted Leader vs. the Bully or the Wimp

Mythology is rich in archetypal characters and allows us mortals to pinpoint some of the qualities needed to be truly human and relatable. This time we’re exploring the Gifted Leader. Jupiter (Zeus in Greek mythology) is our guide. As with all the other Gift Markers in the hand, if you have the Gift of the Leader, you must grow into it, find your Mojo* and step up everyday. *Mojo is the moment when we do something that’s purposeful, powerful, and positive and the rest of your world recognizes it. And if you don’t? You get to live...

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I Have a Choice. And My Hands are Guiding Me!

Posted by on February 5, 2017 in Archetypes - Personality Psychology in the palms, Secrets of Effective Communication, Stories of Transformation | 2 comments

I Have a Choice. And My Hands are Guiding Me!

Every year, I choose a word or a phrase to guide me for the 12 months ahead. This year, it’s I Have a Choice!”. In June of 2017, I moved to a beautiful, peaceful place. I’m living alone again for the 1st time in almost 10 years. I tend to be a bit of a hermit anyway so I am celebrating my solitude. Friends and family ask me all the time – “aren’t you lonely”; don’t you get bored”? NOPE! However, I know what happens when “it’s just me now”, I get to look in the mirror at...

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Are you a Moon Walker? Gift Markers brought to you by Luna.

Posted by on December 4, 2016 in Archetypes - Personality Psychology in the palms, Gift Markers | 0 comments

Are you a Moon Walker? Gift Markers brought to you by Luna.

My Story-the “Moon Walker” Many moons ago, I set out on a quest. After 30 years in the same profession, I was ready for something new. Something that gave me more meaning and zest. Something that I could call my own. Thanks to a trusted friend, I found what I was looking for. And it was right here in front of me. The answers were there all along, you guessed it, in my hands. What does this have to do with the “Moon Walker”? Alana Unger, who is Richard Unger’s wife, initially read my hands. Side Note: Richard Unger is the founder...

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Gifts! The Gifted Messenger

Posted by on November 8, 2016 in Archetypes - Personality Psychology in the palms, For Students and Hand Analysts, Gift Markers | 0 comments

Gifts! The Gifted Messenger

Ready to bring your special gift of communication or are you happy on the treadmill of life? To Watch a Video on the Gifted Messenger GO HERE Listen to this audio – stories about Gifted Messengers who use their gift and those who don’t! LOCATION:   We’ve covered some lovely Gift Territory already. The 3 Headline Gifts, a.k.a. thinking prowess (the 3 headlines do not show up in this map) and the Gifted Healer, a.k.a. the Inspirational Communicator. The Gifted Messenger has her own communication specialty. Where does the Gifted...

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Heal Yourself Using the Wisdom of Your Hands

Posted by on October 25, 2016 in For Students and Hand Analysts, Latest Research | 0 comments

Heal Yourself Using the Wisdom of Your Hands

I’ve invited my colleague and co-author of our Hand Wisdom Book, Juliie Sonack, MS OT/L to share her wisdom about healing through our hands. Look for resources to dig deeper at the end of the article. HERE”S JULIE ………Have you ever felt hand pain or had a hand injury? How about Carpal Tunnel, tendonitis, a sprain, a burn, a crushed bone, or some undiagnosed pain in a particular area of your hand? You may know HOW you got them, but do you know WHY? Your hands might just be sending you an important message!  ...

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Gifts • The Simian Crease

Posted by on October 8, 2016 in Archetypes - Personality Psychology in the palms, Famous Hands, For Students and Hand Analysts, Gift Markers | 18 comments

Gifts • The Simian Crease

What do Hillary Clinton, Robert de Niro, Lauryn Hill, Tony Blair and Michael Moore have in common? They all have a gift marker called the Simian Crease. Last month we started our Gift Markings series. Why do we have gift markings? How many are there? How do we use them? In this first post, I gave you the links to the Gifted Healer and 2 of the 3 Head Line Gifts – The Octopus Brain and the Persephone Brain. GO HERE http://handtales.com/gifts-gifts-gifts-gift-marking-doth-hands-hold/ if you missed it. This month I’ll be rounding out the Head...

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