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The Career in Palmistry – What Suits Your Style?

career in palmistry

If you have not yet settled happily into your career, you may be wondering what kind of career choices would actually suit you? When reading about a career in palmistry, the basic features of the hand and fingers can give clues about temperament and natural talents. Your success in a career can depend on whether you are working on the right one.

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People inherit many physical features and character traits from their parents, and we are all unique. The basic shape of the hand is an important part of reading the palms. It is what helps us to determine the most fundamental character of the person.

The career in Palmistry from the shape of your hand.

The fingers are a tremendous part of palmistry because they can show how we express ourselves and how we have developed in the past. We all have distinctive looks and the same goes for our psychological makeup, and that is why reading hands can become very involved and complicated. It is this personal disposition that reflects in our hands from birth.

If you have ever wondered why some of your fingers curve in their shape or your hands are otherwise dissimilar to others, Destiny Palmistry gives you some insight into these features.

One of the simplest ways to do this is by using the old astrological elements of fire, water, earth and air to compare four typical hand shapes. (Listed below) What shape is your hand? Maybe you have a combination of some of these shapes?

water shaped hand
  1. & 2. The earth hand has a square palm with average to short fingers. 3. A fire shape hand has a thick or rectangle palm with shorter fingers. 4. The Water hand has a narrow rectangle palm with long fingers 5. The air hand has a square palm with long fingers.

It is likely that your hand does not totally match one of these, but using your judgment, you can come up with one that is close or a mix of another. In some cases, the person’s hand shape corresponds to their real sun sign element. It helps to know a little about the astrological elements. Once you have determined some character traits from the four categories, the lines can help to suggest possible outcomes to support other findings.

Career Options Suitable for Each Shape of Hand:

Find your career in palmistry: Here is a shortlist of example careers based on each of the above shapes. NOTE- The fingers are classed as long if they appear to be the same or longer than the length of the palm. You can click on the heading links for more descriptions of the hand shape.

1 & 2 – Earth hand

Square palm, short/average fingers. The Earth hand has a square palm and short fingers. The fingers are usually stiff and thick with rounded tips. There are typically only a few thick lines, and rarely any minor lines. The earth shaped hand can be plump, or it can be slim. Each has a slightly different meaning. The heavy or thick hand shows less patience than a slim one, but it depicts pride. A large, thick and full earth hand (if with hard flesh or skin) belongs to the typical farmer, fisherman and truck driver type. If plump and soft, it will be on someone who likes the comforts of indoors. The compact hand is more energetic and practical, belonging to the creative and business-minded folk.

  • Business owner
  • Labourer
  • Driver
  • Machine operator
  • Military service
  • Agriculture
  • Construction worker
  • Dentist
  • Fisherman
  • Sculptor / artist
  • Carpenter
  • Mechanic
  • Locksmith
  • Engineer
  • Doctor/psychologist
  • Police officer

3. Fire hand

If you have a longish, thick or oval or rectangle looking palm with short fingers: The fire shaped hand, with its extended palm, has fingers relatively shorter. The palm is often unblemished, with broad lines. These people are mostly the extroverted type with a personality that is charismatic, energetic, impulsive, adventurous, fun-loving and intense; physically and mentally. They easily inspire others with their enthusiasm and are always looking for a challenge, hence, make a natural leader, organiser or sportsperson.

4. Water hand

Long palm, long fingers: The hands feel soft and kind of damp. There are frequently many fine lines all over the palm, showing someone who is sensitive, intuitive and dreamy. The more lines there are, the more it suggests poor concentration and a highly strung nature. Mental instability and depression are common issues with the hand full of lines. They are, however, often incredibly imaginative, creative and compassionate, attracted to the arts (modelling, fashion, singing, acting etc). Also healing professions or counselling. The long fingers show their patience and eye for detail, but they can be unworldly or impractical. Especially so if with pointed fingertips.

  • Artist
  • Writer
  • Poet
  • Musician / Singer
  • Dancer
  • Photographer
  • Astrologer
  • Psychic
  • Social worker
  • Nurse/GPDoctor
  • Healer
  • Nutritionist
  • Model
  • Beautician
  • Clerical worker
  • Actor

5. Air hand career in palmistry

Square palm, Long fingers. This shape is also called the thinking hand. The air hand has a square palm with noticeably long fingers. The lines are clear but more delicate than the ones on the earth hand. The square shape of the palm gives practical, realistic and down to earth qualities and the long fingers show the thinking person.

  • Writer
  • Media worker
  • Journalist
  • Translator
  • Publisher
  • Actor
  • Musician / Singer
  • IT
  • Digital producer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Engineer
  • Teacher
  • Politician
  • Public speaker
  • Financial advisor
  • Talk show host

Excerpt from Destiny Palmistry Character Awareness (copyright) Sari A Puhakka.

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