We’re never going to make a living as hand models around here, but that doesn’t stop us from taking a closer look at our hands. As it turns out, the time we spend taking care of and examining those that hold our treasured cups of coffee and brush our sweet daughters’ hair, is not at all wasted. Our hands are loaded with personal data. So, have you ever stopped to wonder what your hands say about you?
“Women with pointer fingers smaller than their ring fingers may have a heightened risk for osteoarthritis and polycystic ovarian syndrome, a hormonal disorder that disrupts fertility. The upside? A lower risk for heart disease,” reports Self magazine. And according to John Manning, Ph.D., who wrote The Finger Ratio, “More exposure to testosterone in utero, which relates to skeletal health, fertility and cardiovascular development, may also create longer ring fingers.” So without further ado, here’s our list of what your hands say about you. It’s handy (get it?) to know about them!
1. You’re a snowflake.
Well, each hand is anyway. No two hands are alike because your fingerprints are completely unique, just like snowflakes.
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