The big toe – a k a “Ether” or “Great” toe – is all about destiny. The second toe (“Air”) is for communication. The middle (“Fire”) is the ‘do it or don’t do it’ toe. The fourth (“Water”) monitors relationships. And the pinky (“Earth”) stands for trust.
The toes themselves also have their own symbolism, she adds. The big toe is known as the ether toe, and it represents spirituality, and the big-picture overview of one’s life. The second toe, or air toe, is linked with communication. The third toe, or fire toe, is related to things like action, confidence, and sex.
Dreams about shoes could signify your quest for balance. Maybe you have been thinking a lot about creating more time for the most important things and people in your life. This dream could also be a warning that you need to be more grounded in the different aspects of your life. Are you being true to your values?
Extremely long fingernails can symbolize not letting go, while broken fingernails show how change must take place even while you hold to the past. If your fingernails fall out, there is a sense of being forced to let go of what you thought you needed.
Reflex areas of central organs such as the spinal column and stomach are in both feet; the organs on the right side of the body (e.g. the liver) are on the right foot, those on the left side (e.g. the spleen) are on the left foot; lungs and kidneys are on both feet; the toes correspond with the brain and its organs.
The big toes are pretty important for reflexologists – they’re where the head, brain, pituitary and pineal glands, and upper cervical spine (neck) reflexes are located.
According to many myths, metaphors and symbols for the foot also represent life-spending fertility, eroticism, and sexuality. But nevertheless the foot is also a symbol of respect, reverence, and subservience, feet washing and anointing is an act of humility and love.
There’s no evidence to prove that ancestry determines the shape of your foot. Human feet are highly individual. Your right foot and your left foot aren’t even identical. The angle of your toe descent or the length of your second toe doesn’t reveal either your heritage or your personality traits.
Your toenails tell a lot about your overall health. A fungal infection often causes thickened yellow toenails. Thick, yellow nails also can be a sign of an underlying disease, including lymphedema (swelling related to the lymphatic system), lung problems, psoriasis, or rheumatoid arthritis.
Our first source of information concerning the shoe is the Bible. Here the shoe partakes of the character of the profane, symbolizing the Earthly in contrast with the Holy. thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground’, is the command to Moses (Exod.
Designating or characteristic of a business company, esp. a law firm or brokerage, in which the partners belong almost exclusively to the white, Protestant, upper-class elite and are thought of as being conservative.
When you dream about someone, it is usually a reflection of how you feel about them in your waking life. Your dream may be telling you to pay attention to that person in your waking life. Your subconscious may be trying to connect the dots on something and needs your conscious mind to help them figure it out.
In Palmistry each finger relates to an Astrological planet and so if you break a nail you’re received a message that you’re overdoing it in an area of your life. And this goes for cuts on the fingers as well. It’s a sign to stop what we’re doing and pay attention, there’s something that needs to change.
The nail is most often assosciated in the Christian tradition with the crucifixion of Christ, and thus symbolize his passion. The nail also represents the Cosmic Axis, or Axis Mundi, around which the heavens rotate.
Perhaps this dream is accompanied by a feeling of a loss of control, or brings up worries about losing something or someone important to you. Perhaps the dream reminds you that it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist, and you’re feeling anxious about your dental health.
The sole is the bottom of the foot. In humans the sole of the foot is anatomically referred to as the plantar aspect.
Your big toe is comprised of two joints: The metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint connects the long bone (metatarsal) of the front of the foot with the first bone in the big toe (phalanx). It forms the mound at the base of the sole of the big toe. The interphalangeal (IP) joint is the big-toe knuckle.
On the inside of the big toe are the first points of the Spleen channel in Chinese Medicine and on the plantar surface of the foot near the big toe is the all important Kidney 1 point. This point is the spring or “Bubbler” in Chinese practice and it gives rise to the kidney life force in the body.
The right foot corresponds to the right side of the body and all organs found there. For example, the liver is on the right side of the body, and therefore the corresponding reflex area is on the right foot.
I shared that: “[N]ervousness, stress, fear, anxiety, caution, boredom, restlessness, happiness, joy, hurt, shyness, coyness, humility, awkwardness, confidence, subservience, depression, lethargy, playfulness, sensuality, and anger can all manifest through the feet and legs.”
For the far majority of people the right foot will store the past and how one is in the world. The left foot stores more of the internal or self representation – it contains the vital energy for the moral and spiritual growth and understanding.
Big toe pain is often the result of injury or minor underlying medical conditions. Arthritis, fractures, and gout may all cause big toe pain. Most cases of big toe pain are easily treatable with over-the-counter (OTC) remedies. However, some causes, such as sesamoiditis, may require more in-depth clinical treatment.
Over time, chronic stress and anxiety can also increase your sensitivity to pain. Consequently, when your feet hurt, anxiety may intensify the pain. From here it’s an ongoing cycle of pain and anxiety. As your pain worsens, you may become more anxious, which can make your feet hurt even more.
While there is absolutely no scientific data to support the idea that the shape of our toes and feet can tell us anything about our ancestry, there has been research done on toe size and shape in different populations around the world.
A pretty common foot type, the Egyptian toe is distinguished by a long big toe, followed by the other toes tapering at a 45 degree angle. The entire foot is at an incline, and usually longer and narrower than other shapes. People who have feet like this have a royal air about them, and love extra pampering.