Newsletter – Spring 2016

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Hello from the beautiful Pacific Northwest of the USA,

Whatever the season in your area of the world, I hope you are enjoying the joy of blooming gardens as we are here in Seattle.  Spring brings color, beauty, birdsong, healing, and many invitations to engage in the outdoor world.

Saying goodbye to a loved one as they leave this life is always painful.  So many emotions scroll across each face as each person involved feels so deeply.  Life is such a gift to be cherished, expressed, shared and enjoyed, then when the time comes, to resolve all unsettled issues and let go.  We were all fortunate to have many hours together to visit, reminisce, laugh, cry and to discover once again that love and friendship never end, even as life transforms.

I’d like to thank all care givers and hospice team members everywhere in the world as you are such dedicated and special individuals.  And for each of you who is also healing through loss, my heart is with you, too.

With my best wishes …

Glenna

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In this issue –

  1. The mouthline
  2. “Smirk de Triomphe”
  3. Glenna’s reading of the March 2016 Lower half of face of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)
  4. FAQ’s
  5. Face of the Month (featuring the lower half of the face)

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  1. The mouthline

Where the lips come together is referred to as the mouthline.  Paying attention to this reveals information about the person’s style of communication and their level of willingness to engage with others.

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  1. “Smirk de Triomphe”

You’ve seen this look. The mouthline is straight then curls up at one or both corners as in this month’s featured lower half of the face (see 5 below).  The individual with this mouthline is often extroverted with an appealing, attractive and engaging persona – the type that is the lead person for good causes.  It is important be aware of the fact that this is not a smile.  It reflects an intense violation of trust and boundaries and complexities worth paying close attention to.

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  1. Glenna’s reading of the March 2016 lower half of face of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

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As mentioned in last month’s newsletter, thin lips generally indicate self-control.

In this photo, the upper lip is thinner than the lower lip, which projects an individual who is rational, logical, calculating, far-sighted and skilled in anticipating problems as well as opportunities.  This trait is also indicative of someone who is reserved and withholding or reluctant to share information, self-entertaining and self-contained.

For those studying personality programs consider PANG, ORD and Bootstrap (in social mask).

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  1. FAQ’s – In your comments about each face of the month you add a line to those studying personality program. What do you mean by this?

One of the tools of facial communication or face reading that I teach is personality programs or profiling.  This skill is a powerful foundation in gaining a deep understanding of human “be-ings” and human “do-ings” (your ‘self’ included!).

Personality derives from many sources such as heredity, ethnic traditions, religious teachings, health factors, financial resources, neighborhood, school and work environments, gender role expectations and so forth.  However, the single most important factor in shaping personality is the family we grow up in.

During the earliest formative years, an individual develops strategies and skills in order to fit in with the expectations of the family and win parental approval.  Through a process of early emotional imprinting, based largely on facial expressions of primary caregivers, a child makes meaning or develops personal understanding of objects, events and situations. These patterns and beliefs often become our own “filters” through which we view, experience, interpret and engage with the world around us.

From this perspective the ‘self’ becomes an interpretative being, guided by meaning rather than an interpretative being guided by information.  Understanding how to see and accurately interpret personality traits improves healthy development, communication, coaching and investigative skills.

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5.  Lower half of the Face of the Month – Spring 2016

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Continuing this years theme of highlighting the lower half of the face, I invite your comments and views on the face that I have chosen for this month.

I look forward to your viewpoint (please e-mail me at glenna@glennatrout.com). I will provide my interpretation of the facial features in next months Newsletter. Good luck.

Until next time, all the best

Glenna

Email:  glenna@glennatrout.com
Website:  glennatrout.com

 

 

 

 

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Newsletter – March 2016

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Hello to you!

Spring greetings from the Pacific Northwest of the USA and my thanks to everyone who has visited my occasional blog site (https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com) and especially those of you who have  e-mailed comments to me.

It’s great when you share links to websites and this month these are a few that you’ve sent:

There is a ‘Face Facts’ team, a group of multidisciplinary people, doing some fascinating research combining psychology, biology, computer science and anthropology. Their work is fascinating! Please take time to visit their website at: http://facefacts.scot/

Following up on the article on horses reading emotions in human faces, here is more information: http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/02/how-horses-read-human-emotions/471264/

Eric Standop explains how he uses face reading skills to assess health in the following article: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health-beauty/article/1913917/how-professional-face-reader-convinced-sceptic-technique-can

Always, I welcome your insights, discoveries, queries and comments regarding the newsletter or my blog.
All the best…
Glenna

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In this issue –

  1. Average mouth width
  2. What can we read in a mouth with thin lips?
  3. Glenna’s reading of the February 2016 lower half of face of the Month. (http://www.glennatrout.com)
  4. FAQ’s
  5. Lower half of the face – March 2016

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1. Average mouth width
A mouth width is considered ‘average’ when it extends ¼” to ½” beyond the wings of the nose on each side. Those with average mouth widths tend to be flexible and communicative, realistic, practical, diplomatic and generally pleasant.

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2. What can we read in a mouth with thin lips? (featured in face of the month below)
A person with thin lips tends to be reserved and logical with great powers of self-control over their thoughts and emotions. Because they prefer to be concise, they may come across to others as terse, judgemental or severe.

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3. Glenna’s reading of the February 2016 lower half of face of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

These full lips and wide mouth project information that the individual was ‘born to talk’ and is skilled at connecting with others and adapting to varying social situations. Her life challenges include insecurity in finding her center and true convictions (think of Julia Robert’s character “Maggie” in the ‘Runaway Bride’ movie.)

For those studying personality programs consider include primarily SLIM.

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4. FAQ’s – Reading the last couple of newsletters I notice you are describing mouth and lip shapes. I am fascinated by the little groove above the lip. What does this feature reveal about a person?

From your question I take it you are referring to the philtrum – the groove between the nose and the upper lip. Dr. M. J. Lincoln – in his book ‘What’s In a Face Dictionary for Heart-Centered Face-Reading’ (available through talkinghearts.net) – refers to this area as the plithium and defines it as reflecting life energy. For those of you who are interested in immersion in meanings of various facial features, this is a highly valuable reference book.

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5. Lower half of the face – March 2016

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Here’s your facial feature for this month.  My challenge to established face readers and new visitors to my website is to invite your comments on the lower half of the face.  I will give my interpretation in the April Newsletter.

I always welcome your comments and insight into the faces that I feature both on this section of the newsletter and my Blog site https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com

Until next time, Happy Easter.

Glenna

Email: glenna@glennatrout.com
Website: glennatrout.com

Newsletter – February 2016

February greetings …

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Thank you for your participation and ideas about the blog I started last month. Your comments, insights and emails are a pleasure to receive.

The Blog provides me with an exciting opportunity to share an interesting face, and/or to provide specific facial communication information at any time, rather than the constraints of this monthly Newsletter.

To see the currently featured face, and the complete library of Blog photos, please visit https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com/

Carol, in Canada, provided the link to a fabulous photographic study demonstrating how our preconceived ideas about an individual influence our attitudes toward them. Please check it out at:
http://www.worldvillage.com/6-photographers-shot-the-same-person-and-the-results-are-astonishing/

This article caught John’s attention and he shared the link to a BBC article on beautiful images of aging faces:
http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-35459172

Aslan invites you to check out a resource in Australia:
http://yatan-ayur.com.au/blog/face-reading-physiognomy-astrology

Wishing you all the best…
Glenna

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In this issue –

1.  Lip characteristics

2.  What can we read in a large mouth?

3.  Glenna’s reading of the January 2016 Lower half of face of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

4.  FAQ’s

5.  Face of the Month – February 2016
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1. Lip Characteristics

On an obvious note, the lips are the instrument of speech and communication. They also provide information regarding the individual’s willingness to participate and share in the world around them. While the lower lip telegraphs how much the person is willing to take in, the upper lip reflects the nature and amount of output from the individual.

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2. What can we read in a large mouth? (featured in this month’s photo in Section 5 below)
A wide or large mouth is a characteristic of a generous yet ‘people-pleasing’ personality.

Let me know what else you can observe about the person in this month’s photo? (below)

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3. Glenna’s reading of the January 2016 lower half of face of the Month (http://www.glennatrout.com)

As you might recall from previous newsletters or classes on face mapping, when we consider only the lower half of the face, the “read” will reflect social interface aspects of the individual, how they are seen by others as well as their persona or style.
This very small mouth (in proportion to the rest of the visible face) and disproportion in thickness of upper and lower lips indicate the tendency for this individual to be self-determining, self-entertaining and self-serving. This mouth projects information that the individual feels unsupported by others yet deserving of special treatment and luxuriant resources.

For those studying personality programs consider include primarily PANG and ORD, with a slight Bootstrap downturn of the mouth.

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4. FAQ’s – The photo you used in the January 2016 newsletter of the small mouth, the upper lip is much thinner than the lower lip. What information does this trait reveal about an individual?

Reviewing the information in section 1. above, the thin upper lip would indicate an individual would restrict the amount of “output” and would be careful in what they say, do and reveal. The fuller lower lip implies that the individual takes in or receives more, is a persuasive talker who is highly self-expressive and self-serving.

5. Face of the Month – February 2016

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Here’s your facial feature for this month.  My challenge to established face readers and new visitors to my website is to invite your comments on the lower half of the face.  I will give my interpretation in the March Newsletter.

I always welcome your comments and insight into the faces that I feature both on this section of the newsletter and my Blog site (https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com/

All the best, and Happy Valentines day too,

Glenna
Email: glenna@glennatrout.com
Website: glennatrout.com

Newsletter – January 2016

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Wishing you all the best in the New Year …

By now you may have seen my brand new blog, the first one featuring Bill Cosby. If not I invite you to use this link:

https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com/2015/12/31/welcome-to-my-face-reading-blog/

As with the newsletter, I encourage you to practice your face reading skills and share your thoughts and questions with me.

As promised last month, throughout 2016 the monthly newsletters will focus on the lower half of the face, this issue beginning with the mouth.

Happy New Year…
Glenna

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In this issue –

1. Review of mouth meanings

2. What can we read in a very small mouth?

3. Glenna’s reading of the December 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

4. FAQ’s

5. Face of the Month (lower half) – January 2016

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1. Review of mouth meanings
As a brief overview, the mouth reflects how an individual will be perceived and reacted to by others. It reveals information about that person’s emotional and self-expressiveness as well as indicating how much s/he is willing to receive and share.

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2. What can we read in a very small mouth? (featured in this month’s photo)
Very briefly, a mouth that is small in proportion to the rest of the face projects a self-made and self-reliant person. They tend to be attentive to detail, sometimes to the point others would feel is ‘nit-picking’ or petty.

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3. Glenna’s reading of the December 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

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These are the eyes of a visionary, one open to all possibilities.

Creative, positive energy and intentions emanate from both eyes, masking the grief, protectiveness and exhaustion that are also present.

For those studying personality programs consider ….

SLIM. ORD, Bootstrap, and PANG

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4. FAQ’s – When one of the newscasters on national television speaks, only one half of her mouth seems to move while the other side is very stiff. What does that mean?

Whenever we notice incongruence in the face, the first possibility to consider is whether or not the individual has experienced an illness, injury or surgery that may have resulted in restricted use or movement of some facial muscles. In the event this is not the case, then apply the face mapping tools and examine which section(s) of the face the restrictions are in. This process will begin to allow you insights into projected personality as opposed to how private the individual actually is, what ‘rules’ they were taught in childhood regarding ‘professional v. personal persona, and so forth. Let me know if you have further questions on this”.

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5. Face of the month (lower half) – January 2016

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Starting this month I will be teasing you with a photograph of the lower half of a persons face and inviting your observations, and thoughts about the individuals personality.

I always welcome your thoughts and ideas and will provide my interpretation in the February 2016 Newsletter.

You can always e-mail me at glenna@glennatrout.com 

I’m really excited to receive your views and interpretations about Bill Cosby’s face which is featured on the first edition of my blog at https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com/2015/12/31/welcome-to-my-face-reading-blog/

Good luck and thank you for sharing time with me

Until next time

Glenna

Email: glenna@glennatrout.com
Website: glennatrout.com

Its all about Face – 2015 viewing statistics

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As 2015 draws to a close I would like to take this opportunity to thank people from almost 50 countries around the world for visiting my website during the year.   My host, WordPress, released a bunch of fascinating statistics earlier today.  These include the fact that, on average, 8 people visit this site every day and that on May 4th 2015 it peaked at 79 visits.

The statistics and your support, questions and comments encourage me to explore additional ways to teach Facial Communications and I am delighted to announce my new Blog ‘Its all about Face by Glenna‘ which will appear in January 2016 and provide me with the opportunity to display faces and encourage dialogue and discussion.

Here’s the link to my Blog – https://itsallaboutfacebyglenna.wordpress.com/2015/12/31/welcome-to-my-face-reading-blog/

Wishing you a happy, peaceful and rewarding New Year.

Glenna

Newsletter – December 2015

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2015 draws to an end … I trust it has been a good year for you and hope that life will get even better for you throughout the next year. Positive thinking and constructive action is a choice we can make repeatedly.

This is the last month I will feature eyes as the focus of the monthly newsletter. Over the course of 2016, we will take a closer look at the lower half of the face. Please do continue sharing your observations and questions

NEW FOR 2016 – MY FACE READING BLOG

In addition to my monthly Newsletter, I will be ‘blogging’ in the New Year as part of an occasional series featuring interesting faces. Further details will be published in my January 2016 Newsletter.

Wishing each of you a lovely December!

Cheers…
Glenna

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In this issue –

  1. Eyes that are wide open
  2. Eyes that are narrowed
  3. Glenna’s reading of the November 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)
  4. FAQ’s
  5. Eyes of the month series – December 2015

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1. Eyes that are open wide
When a person has eyes that are open and relaxed it is indicative of exceptional observation capacity and a willingness to allow the self to be observed as well. They have a high degree of honesty and integrity and expect the same of others.

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2. Eyes that are narrowed (“mental squinting”)
This trait is indicative of self-protectiveness and an avoidance of vulnerability. It also signals a caution in the amount of information flow, both in and out.

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3. Glenna’s reading of the November 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

NENA_JaniceDirect, honest, intelligent, capable, determined and responsible.

She is a methodical thinker who gets things done, no matter how tired she is.

As a result of gaining the confidence and respect of others, she leads by example and influence.

For those studying personality programs consider …. Bootstrap, ORD, SLIM.

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4. FAQ’s – When you put the personality types under your reading of the face of the month, does the order you list them in matter?

Yes. I list the personality type in the order I believe to be more dominant or pronounced. Each other one listed is then carefully considered in how the traits of that personality type layer into and blends, modifies or changes the patterns”.

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5. Eyes of the month. The last part of my Face of the Month series featuring ‘eyes’

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During the last twelve months I have encouraged new and experienced ‘face readers’ to look closely at the ‘Eyes of the month’ and test their powers of observation and interpretation.  Thank you to everyone who has e-mailed me with their views and special appreciation to the twelve people who allowed me to feature them in 2015.

As usual I welcome and look forward to your e-mails and will provide my interpretation in the January 2016 Newsletter.  Good luck.

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Until next time, all best wishes for a peaceful and relaxing holiday season.

Glenna
Email: glenna@glennatrout.com
Website: glennatrout.com

Newsletter – November 2015

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November has arrived with blustery wind and much needed rain here in Seattle. It is beautiful! Wherever you are, I hope you are also enjoying the changing season.

Thank you to all who participated in the recent classes in Calgary and Canmore, Alberta … each of you are delightful and made our time there immensely enjoyable. Already we look forward to the opportunity to visit that area again!

Wishing you joy in each day …
Glenna

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In this issue –

1. Eyes that differ in size …

2. Eyes that are on different levels …

3. Glenna’s reading of the October 2015 Eyes of the Month (http://www.glennatrout.com)

4. FAQ’s

5. Face of the Month – November 2015
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1. Eyes that differ in size …
When eyes differ in size the individual has experienced difficulty or internal conflict with how they see themselves and integrating that with how they view the world and their role in that world.

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2. Eyes that are on different levels …
This feature, from a face reading perspective, indicates that the person sets very high standards for self and others as a result of feeling overly responsible from a young age. Unless the individual has gone through growth and healing, this trait reveals the propensity to blame self and over-react to adversity.

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3. Glenna’s reading of the October 2015 Eyes of the Month (http://www.glennatrout.com)

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Here is a strong, responsible and resourceful leader with quiet and gentle humor. She is determined, practical, capable and incredibly creative.

While she is extraordinarily efficient, self-sufficient and ethical, she is also intuitive and empathetic.

While she absorbs so much with the goal of keeping people and situations calm, in highly vexing situations she finds it challenging to avoid despair.

If her creative energy is not allowed expression, there may be surprising outbursts that resemble anger but are rooted in frustration.

For those studying personality programs consider …. ORD, Bootstrap, AYM.

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4. FAQ’s – I came to your class to learn how I could use these skills in my professional life but quickly realized there would be even more important personal benefits. Do you work individually with people to help them use these tools to take a personal journey of healing?

‘I wish to make it clear that I am not a psychologist or a counsellor. Also, I find these face reading tools powerful in the way they bring clarity, insight and new perspectives to think about, process and integrate into our lives. Because I feel it is important for each of us to own our personal power I prefer to teach the basics of these skills, then, for those who wish to continue learning with me, I offer advanced classes specifically tailored to your interest where you apply each of the tools to your own journey and discuss your discoveries. In some instances, this is done as a group while several have chosen to take this on as a solo adventure. I invite anyone to email me if you’d like additional details and thank you for your interest.’

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5.  Face (Eyes) of the Month – November 2015

NENA_Janices_eyesThroughout 2015 I have posted a partial photograph of someone’s face and invited you to ‘read’ those facial features and share your thoughts and ideas.

I love receiving responses from around the world and providing my interpretation in the following months Newsletter.

Thank you to everyone who responded to the October ‘eyes’.

Good luck with your ‘reading’ even if you prefer not to share your interpretation !

Until next month,

All the best,

Glenna

Email: glenna@glennatrout.com
Website: glennatrout.com

Newsletter – October 2015

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Happy greetings to you …

…while the seasons are changing once again, it is my sincere wish that this finds all well with you and those you love.

Recent adventures in Montana and Idaho have been another reminder to me of how much beauty there is in this world.

Listening to the news is a sad reminder of how human beings sabotage that beauty on so many levels.

I return to the study of facial communication as encouragement and tools toward understanding what motivates individuals in their choices and look for ways to encourage, influence and be a catalyst for positive change.

For those of you within travelling distance of Calgary, I look forward to working with you throughout the next full introductory course scheduled to be held at South Health Campus on October 16-18 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Course details and registration available from Danielle – danilandry74@gmail.com or Pam – Pamela.Hurst@albertahealthservices.ca

Live to enhance the beauty in each moment, always …

Glenna

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In this issue –

  1. Hooded eyes …
  2. Pupils that are not round …
  3. Glenna’s reading of the September 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)
  4. FAQ’s
  5. Eyes of the month – October 2015 – part of my Face of the Month series

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   1.  Hooded eyes …

When the eye is shielded by the eyebrow, upper eyelid, or extra skin fold that droops over the crease, one needs to concentrate more to see what is behind the shield.  I have found many individuals quick to conclude that any type of hooded eye telegraphs deception or deviousness.  It is important to remain open minded while considering other options such as has there been a need for that person to learn skills in deflection or self- protection as a first line of observation or defence.

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  1. Eyes where the pupils are not round …

… result from a condition called coloboma which actually is a gap or hole in any structure of the eye caused from a congenital defect.  In most cases, it is the iris that is affected and may result in the pupil appearing to be shaped like that of a cat or have a key-hole shape.  Usually, if only a small part of the iris is missing, vision is not affected.

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  1. Glenna’s reading of the September 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)NENA_Sylvia

Consistent kindness, acute watchfulness, gentle wariness and innate wisdom are what I first notice in these eyes.

In her public (her right) eye I see creative yet aloof determination and in her private self (her left) eye I notice a bit of residual fear, the need to be vigilant and aware.

She is highly intuitive and has a lovely sense of humor.

For those studying personality programs consider …. Bootstrap and ORD

Thanks to everyone who e-mailed me with their thoughts and interpretation of last months eye’s, and my special appreciation to Sylvia for volunteering to have her photograph taken earlier this year.

I welcome and encourage your comments on this months eyes which are featured in Section 5 (below).

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  1. FAQ’s – When I am talking to a colleague at work I am distracted by the way one of her eyes dilates noticeably more than the other eye. I find this fascinating but don’t know what it means?

The formal term for pupils that are not the same size is ‘anisocoria’ and it is not uncommon for most of us to have slightly different sized pupils.  However, it sounds like you colleague’s situation may be more than slight.  If it is a new condition or there is a large difference she has hopefully sought medical advice as it may not be a problem but just might signal an underlying health issue that needs treatment. For those of you studying personality profiling, it is a sign of more Bootstrap personality traits being present.

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5.   October 2015  Eyes of the month, part of my Face of the Month series

NENA_Lorraines_eyesThis section provides new and experienced face readers with the opportunity to test their skills.

You are invited to share with me your thoughts and interpretation of my chosen eyes of the month.

I am thrilled when e-mails arrive from around the world from folks who are willing to share their views.

In the November 2015 Newsletter I will provide my interpretation and feature the full face of the volunteer.   Good luck.

Until next time,

All the best,

Glenna 

Email:  glenna@glennatrout.com  Website:  glennatrout.com

Newsletter – September 2015

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Happy September wishes to you!

As the rain happily falls outside I am busy preparing the newsletter for September, organizing a new series of Distant Learning, working on the individual ‘reads’ for each of you that volunteered to be a ‘face of the month’ and preparing for the three-day course scheduled to be held at South Health Campus on October 16-18 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

It will be wonderful to see you there if you can possible join us!  We will be featuring many interesting faces during the three-day training. Course details and registration available from Danielle – danilandry74@gmail.com or Pam – Pamela.Hurst@albertahealthservices.ca  

I thank all of you for your on-going interest in this subject and the unique tools I use and teach.

Keep in touch,

Glenna 

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In this issue –

  1. How important is eye contact during conversation with others?
  2. Seeing ourselves through the eyes of others
  3. Glenna’s reading of the August 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)
  4. FAQ’s
  5. Face (Eyes) of the Month – September 2015

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     1. How important is eye contact during conversation with others?

In every aspect of endeavouring to understand self and others better, awareness of and respect for cultural context and differences is important.  As a general social norm in Western cultures, looking others in the eyes – for an ‘appropriate’ amount of time – is a way of gaining connection, show interest, respect and being perceived to have such traits as being reliable, warm, confident and honest. If you overdo it, others may for the impression that you are intimidating, rude or power tripping.  Too little ‘eye-lining’ may well come across as ill-at-ease, insincere or even ‘shifty’. Geez … how do we get this one ‘just right’ especially considering that it would vary with such factors as circumstances, personalities, relationships and setting.   An article by Carol Kinsey Goman in Forbes magazine gives the general rule that ‘direct eye contact ranging from 30% to 60% of the time during conversation – more when you are listening, less when you are speaking – should make for a comfortable productive atmosphere.’  Let me know if (and how!) you manage to measure this for yourself or others.  Just be conscious that eye contact is important in building trust and communicating openness and interest in communication – especially when you are tempted to shift your eyes to your cell phone to see what text just came in.

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     2.  Seeing ourselves through the eyes of others –

According to researchers, it is normal for each of us to try to figure out how others see us.  This comes from the need to fit in socially.  However, our perceptions of how others view us are frequently inaccurate for a variety of reasons.  First we tend to view our self in more detail than others would.  We also tend to assume others see us in a way similar to how we see our self.  It is important to remember that each of us process and project information through our own unique system of ‘filters’ or self-concept and perceptions that have been introduced and shaped throughout our separate lives.  Using each of the face reading tools I teach can help us become aware, compassionate and understanding of self and others on many levels.

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     3.  Glenna’s reading of the August 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

NENA_John (2)Discerning eyes was the most frequent comment I received from those of you who sent me you ‘read’ of the August face of the month.

So very accurate you are, too.  I would add generosity, wariness, grief and lovely humor … so many aspects of being alive in these eyes.

For those studying personality programs consider ORD, Bootstrap, PANG and KEG.

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      4.  FAQ’s – “Hi Glenna – I really enjoyed your introduction to face reading class and got a lot out of it. This is powerful information that can be used to make things better in so many ways. Please send me all your speakers notes and your PowerPoint so I can teach this class, too.”

Glenna replies  Seriously?  Wow … I am delighted that the very basics of face reading that we covered in class have resonated so deeply with you.  Additionally, I admire your absolute confidence and enthusiasm as well as your desire to share what you find useful and healing on various levels.

There is no doubt that being on this journey of learning, developing my skills and teaching in this area has been life-changing for me personally and professionally.  Throughout this process I have also learned that we can responsibly and genuinely share only what we have studied, processed and integrated at deeper levels, over a period of time.  I would be happy to work with you as you learn more of the tools, apply them at deeper levels and develop a program you’d like to share with others.

Thank you for your compliment and I wish you every success in all aspects of life.

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      5.  Eyes of the Month – September 2015

NENA_Sylvias_eyesMy thanks to each of you who shared your thoughts and impressions of the eyes featured in the August Newsletter ‘Eyes of the Month’.

I invite you to e-mail me with your insight into the eyes featured this month. As usual I look forward to your views, (and please include in your e-mail an indication of where you live in the world. Currently my website is visited from folks in over 60 countries). I will provide my interpretation in next month’s Newsletter – just ahead of the weekend training in Calgary, Canada.

Until next month, all best wishes,

Glenna

Email:  glenna@glennatrout.com Website:  glennatrout.com

Newsletter – August 2015

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Hello friends,

It is with great enthusiasm that I return to the classroom, teaming up with Danielle and Pam to offer a beginning series course once again in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Please do check out the details and come join us at South Health Campus on October 16-18.

Course details and registration available from Danielle – danilandry74@gmail.com or Pam – Pamela.Hurst@albertahealthservices.ca

Wishing you all the best,

Glenna 

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In this issue –

  1. Did you know that our eyes are made up of over 200 million working parts?
  2. Our eyes have small blind spots while our perceptions frequently have huge blind spots
  3. Glenna’s reading of the July 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)
  4. FAQ’s
  5. Eyes of the Month – August 2015

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  1. Did you know that our eyes are made up of over 200 million working parts?

Eyes are one of the most intricately structured parts of our body, second only to the brain in complexity.  Human eyes can distinguish nearly 10 million different colors and, given the right conditions, can see the light of a candle at a distance of fourteen miles.  While the highest quality professional digital camera lens have a resolution of around 80 megapixel, if the human eye were a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels.  Keep this in mind as we use our eyes to observe the details as we study the faces of others, how much more are we actually capable of seeing, interpreting and understanding?

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    2.  Our eyes have small blind spots while our perceptions frequently have huge blind spots

There are no photoreceptor cells on the optic disc where the optic nerve connects with the retina and this creates a blind spot in our vision.  For most of us, though, both of our eyes working together cover these blind spots.  At those times when we become set in our beliefs and resist being open to new and different points of view, our perception can remain filled with blind spots.  Remember from past posts the importance of our conscious and unconscious thoughts in interpreting information taken in through the eyes.  An important part of learning the tools of face reading is also learning to view and understand self and others with broader perspectives and deeper compassion.

One of my favorite quotes was shared by Dr. Ajay in England – ‘What the mind doesn’t know, the eyes cannot see.’

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  1. Glenna’s reading of the July 2015 Eyes of the Month (www.glennatrout.com)

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These beautiful eyes are open, friendly and vulnerable, revealing a sense of tiredness and overwhelm, shy humour, a generous spirit, high integrity, creativity, wisdom and quiet caution.

For those studying personality programs those visible in just the eyes is predominantly Bootstrap.

 

  1. FAQ’s – “Does culture play a role in face reading?”

Glenna replies  Absolutely!  The culture we grow up in shapes our beliefs, behaviors, norms and comfort levels.  It also plays an important role in influencing how we experience and tolerate anyone or anything that is perceived to be different from our sense of ‘normal’. Many of us experience ‘different’ as uncomfortable or as something we need to judge as ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ / ‘good’ or ‘bad’.  At the same time, many of us view ‘different’ as an invitation to explore, learn new perspectives and experience the world in new ways. To quote Mary Englebreit, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”

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5. Eyes of the Month – August 2015  (part of my 2015 monthly Face of the Month challenge)

My thanks to everyone who commented on last month’s photograph.

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Throughout this year I invite readers to carefully study the ‘eyes of the month’ and e-mail me their comments. My interpretation of the eyes and a full picture of the subjects face is featured in the next months Newsletter.

I welcome your ideas, thoughts and comments at glenna@glennatrout.com

If you live in the Calgary I very much look forward to meeting you and sharing my face reading expertise in October.

Until next time,

All the best,

Glenna

Email:  glenna@glennatrout.com                  Website:  glennatrout.com