People often ask me what hand analysis is, how it is different and how it helps.
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions :
How can hand analysis help?
Hand analysis is all about self discovery and how to unlock your right life.
It is not about how long you are going to live or what might or might not happen.
In hand analysis there is zero prediction about the future.
We explore talents and life purpose and how to access one’s potential.
We look at both soul psychology (deep meaning) and at personality strengths.
We also explore where you might be holding yourself back by a repetetive thinking loop, where this comes from and how to get out of it.
What is the difference between hand analysis and other systems?
Many respected psychologists and coaches and counselors are already using it as an entry point to understand core issues and driving forces within the psyche. The focus is not on pathology but on mythology. How to see one’s life, and one’s life challenges, from a larger mythological perspective; from a soul perspective. And how does one’s personality characteristics impact on the larger game.
Richard took everything he could find written about hands (palmistry, palm reading, other forms of hand reading) and tested it over time, eventually throwing out everything that was unreliable (more than 90% of the material). Over time he developed a number of principles on how hand shape and line formations are influenced by archetypal energies running through the meridians. The bulk of this part of his work is not yet published or available to the general public except through year long certification courses.
At the same time Richard decoded fingerprints, developing a totally new approach to fingerprint analysis based on pattern complexity and the archetypal themes running through each finger. Unlike previous systems, fingerprints are not linked to personality characteristics but instead to life themes, meaning and fulfillment. (The soul’s objectives.) The method is able to answer deep questions such as “why am I here?” A portion of this material is published in his book, LifePrints. (2007) available on Kindle or in print and in a longer manuscript (+ 500 pages) available as an e-book only. The rest is available only through advanced certification courses or through Earth School interviews.
Richard’s work has a growing number of practitioners worldwide. Some teachers have taught his work for over 20 years, each with their own differences in interpretation and depth of understanding. Not all have kept abreast with his work which is constantly developing.
Over a 6 year period I interviewed Richard weekly in order to record his original thinking on a wide library of topics so that this material is available in Earth School as a searchable reference library for current and future hand analysts in generations to come.
You can access the entire Richard Unger archives of classes and calls as a searchable reference library. : Access Richard Unger Archives here You can access this material according to topic series or as individual calls. Some individual calls are free, simply register as a free member in Earth School for access to all the free classes.
Yes. It is a bit of a wild west at the moment.
There are experienced master hand analysts charging modest fees and, at the same time, there are a lot of people out there charging enormous fees with very little formal training. (The argument from their teacher being that this information is life changing.) This is a bit like comparing a fully trained medical practitioner to someone who took a weekend course in first aid. It is difficult to distinguish who the serious practitioners are when the “First aid” team believe they are doing essential work and are charging more…
Practitioners tend to charge according to where they are on the graph alongside, and this creates a lot of confusion in the marketplace.
Also, the market is further confused because there are also many people out there claiming to be hand analysts who have no formal training and are unaware of this fact. Instead, they are practicing other systems of hand reading (palm reading, palmistry, etc.) thinking there is no difference. This is not to knock other systems. Each system has its own integrity and purpose.
Some people try to differentiate between systems by calling Richard Unger’s system the “LifePrints” system or the “IIHA system” and independently operated branches or its satellite schools or derivative systems use terms like “scientific hand analysis” or “Life Purpose hand analysis”.
However, like all psychologies, it is an art as well as a science. Deep listening skills are required.
Is there a danger of receiving negative information?
Every strength is neutral. It has both positive and negative qualities.
If a practitioner instills fear in you this means that they are not a genuine hand analyst.
The primary objective of hand analysis is not to make you feel contracted, but instead to show you what causes you to contract and how to stand next to this rather than in it.
Could one become overwhelmed by what one hears?
There’s no reason to feel overwhelmed, just deeply seen.
This allows one to then take action, big or small steps, towards ones right life.
However, this also depends on the practitioner’s choice of words and your emotional state at the time. Whenever anyone tells you something about yourself, always check in with your inner knowing. Does this information make you feel lighter or heavier. Does your body say “yes!” ?
How often should one have hand analysis?
For some people one short session is enough. For others a longer session adds more depth. Some people like to do repetitive sessions after a few years for fresh insight. Others find doing daily tracking exercises very helpful and work weekly or monthly with a life coach or therapist who knows the life themes and dilemmas of their unique fingerprints.
In other words, it depends on how much support a person wants.
How is my work different to Richard’s?
I stay closely aligned with Richard’s system of analysis but bring in the teachings of spiritual teachers such as Thomas Huebl, Richard Moss and David R Hawkins. I’m interested in how this modality can help us heal collective trauma that our society takes as normal. I think Richard’s fingerprint system explains the duality game we are playing. The information that deeply runs us, the game plan, or program we are running, is available to us in the form of an energetic blueprint visible in our fingerprints.
Essentially, our hands are a powerful map to help us on our journey…