Nine of Swords
card meanings

Nine of Swords is the tarot card for depression, nightmares, anxiety, and insomnia. This card represents feeling hopeless, worthless, drained, and consumed by fear and worry. If you are currently dealing with significant stress, anxiety, or depression, your worst fears may actually be coming true. If this is you, rest assured that the situation will eventually ease. In the longer term, Nine of swords suggests that you may have been letting your anxieties and fears rule over your life to the point where you are not living in your natural state.

The Nine of Swords indicates that you are experiencing severe anxiety or depression. In a reading, Nine of swords tarot card indicates that someone close to you is experiencing the same. If you are asking a reading about what someone is going through, Nine of swords indicates the person is most likely suffering from mental health issues.

Nine of swords tarot card indicates someone who is the victim of mental health problems and is struggling with their addictions. This is someone who hides their anxiety and depression because they are afraid they won’t be accepted if they go through it in front of others.

Characteristics of Nine of Swords Upright

Upright Keywords Positive: a new perspective, deliverance from fear, feeling enlightened, letting go, relieved from stress, feeling happy, self-care, peaceful, calm, serene.

Upright Keywords Negative: anxiety, stress, hopelessness, despair, paranoia, mental anguish, worry, jealousy, stress, nightmares, nightmares of abuse, paranoia about love, fear of doing something wrong, anxiety about career, feeling overwhelmed, fear about financial security

Description and Symbolism of Nine of Swords

The number 9 is a special number – it is the last single-digit number and therefore the highest in value, symbolizing experience. It’s a number of fighters and people who are resilient and posses endurance.

The Nine of Swords card is liked to the planet Mars, also known the God of War. Mars stands for aggression and force, but also passion. With the suit of Swords, and the element of Air, this aggression is connected to the aggression and agony of mind. Tarot readers and astrologists connect the Nine of Swords card to the zodiac sign Gemini, one of the most sociable signs of the zodiac, a social butterfly, they even call them. They don’t like to be alone and hate being bored. They are very intelligent and pick up knowledge quickly – their biggest strength is that they are perceptive, analytical, and often very funny. They are usually very communicative and can talk to almost anyone about almost anything.

Take a look at the card. What do you see? A person sitting in a bed it is dark, it is probably the middle of the night – he is worrying and therefore he cannot sleep, but thinking about problems and very probably overthinking. It is obvious the person is in huge emotional pain. He has his face covered with his hands so others can’t see him. He is not ready to disclose his problems even though he sits alone in his bed. He is probably crying. In short, this card describes despair. There are nine swords positioned horizontally behind the person, symbolizing his worries and anguish. One sword is piercing his heart (heart chakra tells about matters of the heart, love and emotions), one his throat (ability to communicate, be creative, and to self-express – the throat chakra) and one his head (problems with overthinking, seeing things clearly and all matters of the mind).

However, not all is lost. The bed spread has a pattern of red roses and also astrological symbols. The red roses remind us of the passion, but also the triple pain we felt with the three of Swords and the pierced heart. The astrological symbols remind us that we are a part of the cosmos and that we can advance spiritually by coming out of this darkness.

General Meaning of Nine of Swords

Nine of Swords card indicates that you are going through a tough time and your life is becoming unbearable due to this period. In the earlier cards, you have found the cause of your problems and you are finding the way to get rid of them. You feel like you are trapped, and you don’t know how to release yourself from this situation. You might have been experiencing a lot of guilt about your situation and feeling like the reason that you are going through all this stress is because of your inability to see the bigger picture. In Nine of Swords, you must see the reality of your situation and understand that it is the situation which is creating all these feelings and not your inability to cope with it. You must get yourself together, and you must see your current situation from the outside. You must have more faith in yourself and your ability to figure out the best way to get out of this situation. Your belief in yourself and your confidence will keep you going and help you to think a lot more positively.

Did the situation you were worried about not coming into fruition? If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords card in a general Tarot reading, accept it as a lesson learned and a chance to learn something you didn’t know. In the light of day, you’ll more likely see the truth, and the situation will be much more bearable than it appeared in the dim of the night.

Nine of Swords card is generally about feeling hopelessness. The Nine of Swords represents a person facing multiple mental issues that prevent them from moving on. Nine of Swords represents the thoughts you have inside your mind that you cannot shift, no matter how much you try. The Nine of Swords represents the thoughts that can destroy your whole world. The swords in the image are pointing horizontally, which symbolizes the feeling of stagnation, depression and hopelessness in the person represented by the card, but not the negative final outcome.

The Nine of Swords tarot card appears when you are going through mental and emotional issues but not wanting to talk about it publicly. Talking about your problems will help but will leave you open for more issues.

You’ve managed to conquer your anxiety and fears, if you’ve pulled Nine of Swords card in a positive, strength, or advantage position in a general Tarot reading. Now that you have more control over your mind, you’re prepared to handle the situation. The Nine of Swords Tarot card serves as a warning in a way—but a comforting warning that says you shouldn’t be complacent. You don’t have to be completely helpless, nor should you believe that everything will remain as it is, especially in a negative position.

Anxiety, worry, fear, and despair are all present when the Nine of Swords appears. You may feel trapped by your current condition and believe you have nowhere else to go. You could go through a significant emotional upheaval because the feelings that the Eight of Swords were representative of are still present. The Nine of Swords asks that you consider how the cards around it have affected you because there is a possibility that they may be hindering your progress to a greater extent than you realize.

Nine of Swords card in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position calls you to stop blaming others and taking responsibility for your problems by yourself. Your anxiety, depression, or other psychological or emotional suffering can only get better if you take responsibility for your part in the matter. What are you thinking? Are you allowing your thoughts to rule your actions? If so, now is the time to change your thought process. Nine of Swords often shows up when you are attempting to escape yourself emotionally or mentally. You may be trying to keep the painful thoughts or emotions at bay through things like dissociation, drugs, alcohol, or other unhealthy coping mechanisms. This is not the answer. You may be giving the thoughts power by letting them possess you, and that is giving the thoughts power over you.

Nine of Swords in the Context of Love and Relationships

Nine of Swords card indicates relationships with low standards, especially when pulled in a love reading. Single people can also be feeling down and afraid to move on. You may be holding on to guilt and regret or there may be a part of you that needs to take responsibility for a bad relationship. A Nine of Swords person will often need to face their fears before they can allow love into their lives.

Nine of Swords as feelings denotes the Seeker is feeling very afraid and anxious. They feel as if their life is being threatened from every angle. Sometimes this card shows up when the Seeker feels neglected and alone.

Nine of Swords in the Context of Career

You may be experiencing stress, anxiety, or worry, if you’ve pulled Nine of Swords in reading about your career or business. There is a lot that concerns you right now and the anxiety you feel is not unwarranted. While it is vital that you take care of yourself and take care of anything else you need to do, you shouldn’t allow these concerns or worries to control you. You may be overly stressed or worried about things you cannot change right now, and that can definitely harm your mental health and your work. It is also possible that you have been experiencing workplace bullying or intimidation, which can be a significant source of stress. For example, you may be worried that you are being unfairly targeted or mocked by your coworkers. The person to whom you report this issue may offer you advice for how to get out of this situation, but it is up to your point of view to resolve it.

Whatever the case is, you should take steps to address the problem, but don’t allow these concerns to rule your life or keep you from doing your job.

Nine of Swords in the Context of Finances

Your current situation isn’t getting any better, if you’ve pulled Nine of Swords in reading about your finances. You might have to face challenges like bankruptcy or debt, which will be painful for you. All these issues might be weighing you down at this moment. So, try your best to analyze your financial position and look for the sources of these problems.

Nine of Swords in the Context of Health

Nine of Swords card in a health reading exposes that you should focus on getting an evaluation and getting treatment. You have been struggling with health issues for a long time, and it is now time to focus on these issues. You must admit and talk about them to get rid of them.

Nine of Swords Card Through Spirituality and Self-Development

Nine of Swords card is all about anxiety, trauma, and nightmares, particularly when drawn n a spirituality and self-development reading. When it occurs in your reading, it is a sign that you are going through emotionally challenging situations that seem to be too much for you. The Nine of Swords warns you to be aware of the things that are keeping you in a state of tension and anxiety and to take the necessary steps to get rid of them. It also tells you that you should learn how to let go or how to detach from the negative and disturbing thoughts because they are draining you and stopping you from moving forward.

If you are going through any type of trauma, be it physical or psychological, the Nine of Swords tells you that it could be dangerous for you to keep on going. No matter how strongly you try to shut out all thoughts and emotions, they will not go away. They affect us because we cannot live life without a balance of emotions. If you are experiencing any kind of difficult situation, Nine of Swords advises you to ask for help. You are not alone. There are people who can help you find comfort and relief.

Is Nine of Swords Yes or No Card?

If you are seeking an answer about whether Nine of Swords card is a yes or no card, then there is one single answer. Nine of Swords symbolizes a lingering problem that is keeping you from falling into deeper waters. Therefore, the answer is no. In a yes or no Tarot reading Nine of Swords calls you to take a look in the mirror. If your life is chaotic, you must make some changes. When it comes to money, nine can mean either lack or plenty. Either way, change is necessary.

Nine of Swords as a Person

A card describes a person who is plagued by mental health difficulties. When you draw Nine of Swords as a person, this tarot card meanings can also denote a person who is unable or unwilling to get treatment for mental health issues. This person is usually sad or in pain, and they can feel hopeless. Sometimes they feel they are going crazy. The Nine of swords is someone who is feeling hopeless about their situation and who is not coping. The Nine of Swords tells you that you or someone you love might be dealing with very stressful days and weeks right now. It might feel as though everything is falling apart and that you have no where to turn for help or comfort. Sometimes this is because we have dealt with some trauma or tragedy. Nine of swords tarot card meanings can also indicate that you need to learn to trust someone again. You need to let someone help you. Sometimes, this can be a stranger or someone you least expect. Sometimes this is your friend, family member, or partner, but sometimes it can be someone else like an older person or a teacher.

When reading emotional characteristics of a person Nine of Swords card indicates that the person is very sensitive and emotional. They get stressed really easily and always have a negative outlook in their life. Nine of swords indicates someone who has many inner insecurities which they feed by their constant lies. Their lies are their armor and they are scared of getting hurt. Most often they don’t even know the cause of their own pain. They avoid the truth due to their insecurities. The Nine of Swords tarot card indicates someone facing anxiety and stress disorders. They face many mental health issues like depression and anxiety, and they are unable to move on with their lives. The Nine of Swords tarot card shows up when the Seeker is facing issues like self-worth and inner peace, and most of the time they don’t even know the root cause of their anxiety and stress.

Nine of Swords as a Feeling

A card describes your emotional state, when you draw Nine of Swords as a feeling. Are you feeling anxious, depressed, afraid, and alone? It is time to dig deep and find the root of your emotions. The Nine of Swords tells you that the pain you feel is caused by something that happened recently.

Before you try to tackle the issue, you will need to work on your self-limiting beliefs. What is it that is telling you you are a failure, unworthy of success, and that you can never find a better job? Let these ideas go as a reminder of what you still need to defeat.

In a tarot reading, nine of Swords represents anxiety. You have been battling an ongoing problem for a while now. Nine of Swords indicates that you are getting a break from the issue that you have been struggling with. You have worked so hard that your body and mind are on the verge of collapse, but for now, your mental health is restored.

Now is the time to take it all in and give yourself a well-deserved break while you still have time to recover.

What Is Nine of Swords Card as a Positive Card, Strength, and Advantage?

Nine of Swords symbolizes a time of healing after a difficult situation, especially when the card appears in a positive Tarot position, or as strength and advantage. You have faced the troubles and have overcome them. This is a strong card for a number of reasons. You are able to see all the circumstances from a wider perspective and understand that they will not be as problematic as you believed. The bad time is behind you, or maybe not quite yet, but you have a clear understanding of what is required to fix your current reality.

Nine of Swords represents negative thoughts as mental health problems. You have been in a bad mood or a period of depression for a while now, and the thoughts in your head are taking a toll on you. You need to get help from a trusted person because you are feeling as though you can’t get out of this condition on your own. The Nine of Swords suggests trying anything that won’t cost much, like a treatment.

The Nine of Swords suggests that you are avoiding dealing with problems and not coming to terms with them.

Nine of Swords as an Obstacle

Nine of Swords means that you are unable to shake off the pain of the past and are suffering from anxiety and depression, especially when the card appears in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position. You have been going through trauma of some kind that made you feel hopeless and anxious for a long time now. This card shows that you might have been living in darkness for a long time and is the effect of your insecurities and negative thinking. The Nine of Swords indicates that you need to start working on accepting yourself the way you are. You need to understand that life’s problems are not that difficult and that if you have been struggling with them, you are neither a failure nor a loser. You are merely experiencing a time of weakness and an obstacle for a short period.

At the same time, because of your thoughts, you have been feeling depressed and gloomy about everything. However, this card asks you to understand that you will get to that place soon, and sooner than you imagine. The Nine of Swords indicates that you should look within yourself and change your perspective.

Nine of Swords Card as a Future Outcome

You may be experiencing intense mental agony, anxiety, worry, or panic due to a painful or stressful experience you have had in your life. When Nine of Swords appears in a future or outcome Tarot spread position, it could be difficult to let go of this negative thought, and you might struggle to trust any new opportunities that come your way.

The Nine of Swords suggests that negative, distorted views are preventing you from moving forward in your life, or your negative beliefs could be preventing you from finding peace. You may believe that you have no control, that there is no end to your suffering, and that you will never truly be free. You may think about suicide, or you may do something to hurt yourself, but you find yourself unable to escape this despair and agony. The Nine of Swords may also be a sign that you are so overwhelmed with your thoughts and feelings that it is difficult for you to see a new beginning. You might believe you are experiencing something for the rest of your life, and no-one can help you.

Nine of Swords encourages you to practice mindfulness, concentration, and forgiveness.

It depicts a lot of pain, when Nine of Swords appear in a future outcome position in a tarot reading. The Nine of Swords suggests that you are feeling like you have been stabbed in the heart many times and are emotionally fragile and stressed. You have been through some terrible experiences in the past and are still suffering from the effects of these. The card is warning you about the stress you are feeling because you are experiencing the negative memories. However, the Nine of Swords is also telling you to be careful about the things you say and how you react because hurting the people around you can be the worst thing you can do. This card in the tarot card deck is asking you to find inner strength to overcome the issue.

The Nine of Swords has a negative representation of the thoughts that we have in our mind. You may be wondering about all the things that you are suffering from in your life.

Nine of Swords Card as a Prediction of When an Event Will Occur

Nine of Swords card in the reading signals that much of your worries are coming from your fears. The Nine of Swords means that you are scared of failure, suffering, abandonment, and pain. As the pain is what stops you from moving forward in your life, make a plan to get rid of fear – if your question is about when you will get the things you want, then soon your desires will be realized. Nine of Swords tarot card also means that you need to take some time off and think things through before making any decision.

Nine of Swords card through a perspective of a time frame tells you about your life that you cannot cope and you have become a victim because of the suffering and pain you have been through. You have been through tough time in the past and you know that pain never goes away. It stays with you forever. But this card is a sign that you have forgotten how you got out of the suffering before, and this time is hurting more than any other time before. There are so many things that you have forgotten that this time is hurting more than ever. You have to face that you cannot continue this life for much longer. You have been doing the same daily routine for a long time now. The suffering that you had in the card is a reminder of something that happened to you in the past. You need to understand that you are not doing anything to change your situation. It is in this time that we must find out a way to change our lives. Nine of swords can be interpreted as you are facing depression and mental health issues. You need to check that first.

Characteristics of Nine of Swords Reversed

Reversed keywords positive: finding relief from pain, facing lies and fears, accepting reality, getting help from outside forces, releasing toxic people, getting professional help, finding peace.

Reversed keywords negative: nightmares, helpless, no escape.

General Meaning of Nine of Swords Reversed

Nine of Swords reversed card describes your emotional, mental, and physical state. You have realized that your fears and anxiety are stopping you from moving forward. The Nine of Swords reversed meaning may indicate that you are beginning to accept the reality of the situation you are facing.

When the Nine of Swords reversed appears in a Tarot reading, you’re beginning to see past your emotional turmoil. You may have found a solution that alleviates your worries and concerns.

If you are worried about your health, the Nine of Swords reversed can suggest that the stress has led you to ignore any potential serious health issues. You may be experiencing weight problems, headaches, heart problems, insomnia, or migraines. These issues have been brought on by your over-anxious. You may need to make some changes as a result, such as cutting out alcohol, limiting the amount of time you spend at work, seeking professional help for your mental health, or even taking up meditation or hypnosis to help you cope.

The Nine of Swords reversed can indicate a period of improvement and a reduction in anxiety.

When you pull Nine of Swords reversed card in a general Tarot reading, it indicates that the insecurities that were creating a lot of tension have now become so chronic that you have lost all hope of ever overcoming them. Your anxiety is getting to the extent that you are having nightmares about the same. You have lost any motivation or energy to move forward. All your energy is focused on being stuck in the current state. As you face ongoing trauma and mental troubles, you will feel that you are the victim of the problems that you have to face. You must try to find some relief from these troubles because not managing them well will result into bigger troubles.

The reversed Nine of Swords indicates that you are fighting against the troubles, but the more you try to avoid the problems, the bigger the problems get. You are trying to keep everything away from yourself so that you don’t have to face it. But, this is the time when you must face the issues and find ways to deal with them.

When you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed card in a positive position that describes advantage or strength in a general Tarot reading, it may be a sign that you are becoming more in control of your life, emotions, and mind. You’ve learned what is causing your stress and anxiety and have found methods to reduce your mental tension. However, Nine of Swords can also mean that your mental health problems have become so intense that you find it difficult to unwind. You might be unable to get up in the morning or leave your house because you feel so overwhelmed or depressed.

The reversed Nine of Swords might indicate recovery from a mental health problem. You’ve learned how to accept yourself and your situation for what it is, and you have the perspective you need to overcome your problems. You’ve learned to identify the distorted thoughts, beliefs, and emotions that keep you in a state of despair and anxiety. Or, you’ve received therapy or used meditation to gain peace and calm and to help you make progress in overcoming your problems. Now, it’s time to put your new understanding into action by dealing with your situation more effectively.

When Nine of Swords reversed card appears in a negative position that describes weakness, or obstacle in a general Tarot reading, bad news is coming in the near future. Bad things that you face in reality are coming true, except for the worst. These things are usually in your surroundings. The reversed Nine of Swords card indicates bad news that is affecting you or you may not even be aware of the situation which is causing mental anguish. Things are getting worse in your surroundings when reversed Nine of Swords card appears. You cannot escape this situation, but you are hiding everything from outside. You cannot make a difference even if you make an effort to do something because you are too preoccupied with your current situation.

Nine of Swords Reversed in the Context of Love and Relationships

In a love Tarot reading Nine of Swords reversed card signals a period of healing, if you are in a relationship, from past wounds in your relationship and/or past insecurities. You and your partner may be on the verge of overcoming an old trauma or issue that has been holding you and your relationship back for some time. This card in a romance spread can also suggest that a partner has confessed to you that they are suffering from depression, anxiety, eating disorders, or addictions. If this is the case, you are likely to be there for that person and make sure they get the care they need.

The Nine of Swords reversed in a love Tarot deck is not a good omen if you are single since it stands for feeling hopeless, unhappy, and miserable, which may manifest as severe depression, anxiety, and melancholy. Getting help and seeking mental health support can make all the difference if you are in this condition. When this Minor Arcana card emerges, you may be in crisis in your romantic life. It may be a sign that you are carrying too much weight on your shoulders or are making an unreasonable demand on your relationships.

Nine of Swords Reversed in the Context of Career

Those who have career questions in a career and business reading Nine of Swords reversed Tarot card indicates that if you are currently suffering from stress then it is time to take a break. There might be issues at your workplace that are the reason for your stress and tension. You might find that your anxiety is due to your surrounding environment. Try taking up things that give you pleasure such as learning a new skill, or joining a project that you love doing.

On the other hand, if you do not have any stressful issues at the workplace right now, it might be a sign that you are exaggerating your symptoms. Try and think about the real reason behind your anxiety. It’s possible that you are not facing the situation as it is. In fact, it is getting over-hyped in your mind. In order to get rid of your problems, you must start looking for the real source of your stress or anxiety.

Nine of Swords Reversed in the Context of Finances

If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed in a finance reading in the reversed position, it may portend an increase in anxiety over your financial status. Now seems to be the time to take action. You’ll need to decide whether to make any adjustments in your spending to better align yourself with your resources. If you’ve been relying on money from a family member or a loved one, you may need to come to the realization that some help or support will never be returned to you. Alternatively, you may need to make changes to save more, spend more wisely, take on a side hustle, or look for more stable employment.

A reversed Nine of Swords might also be a sign that your finances are improving. Even though it feels terrible, you can breathe a huge sigh of relief after all this time because you will be able to pay your debts. You can still feel a lot of worry about them, but you’re about to be freed from the suffering associated with them. Finally, if you’ve been concerned about money and finances, you can feel relieved.

Nine of Swords Reversed in the Context of Health

If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed in reading about your health, it means that you’re fighting against something that is causing you immense stress and anxiety. This problem isn’t unique to you; it’s affecting many people. Make sure to reach out for help since it’s likely that the person you need most can’t help you now. You might also consider doing energy work to heal yourself or find a place where you can retreat to in order to regain strength. Don’t be scared to ask for assistance. If you are being forced to go it alone, you will fail.

Nine of Swords Card Reversed Through Spirituality and Self-Development

If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed in reading about your spirituality and self-development, it means that you’re finding it difficult to cope with your thoughts. The negative thoughts that loop over and over in your head are draining your energy. You want to push these thoughts out of your mind and be free, but you feel like these thoughts are so strong, it feels impossible to rid yourself of them. Now is the time to face the truth. Nine of Swords reversed can also mean that you are experiencing stress or fear-based anxiety. You need to understand that all of your problems are caused by your thoughts. Try to create a positive mindset. In a relationship reading, Nine of Swords reversed can mean that the person is dealing with their insecurities and problems in a more mature and balanced way than in a one-directional relationship.

Is Nine of Swords Reversed Yes or No Card?

If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed in a yes or no reading, it means that the answer to your question is neither yes nor no. The Nine of Swords reversed signifies that the darkness you are experiencing is not the result of a failure in your own abilities or a mistake in your personal life. It might be an indication that you are allowing outside forces to control your own emotions. This reading also suggests that you’re seeking a spiritual path toward greater self-acceptance and self-understanding.

On the other hand, some interpreters say in a yes or no reading, Nine of Swords reversed card signals a ‘no’ answer to your question. Nine of Swords reversed indicates a sense of intense fear and worry. It shows up as a sign of warning to get off your pity pot and stop allowing yourself to be taken advantage of.

When Nine of Swords shows up in confirmation of a difficult or uncomfortable situation, it is in reversed position.

If you’re performing a reading for someone who is being tormented by someone else, Nine of Swords can be taken as a sign that this person is getting the revenge they deserve. The Nine of Swords shows up in reversed position as a way to signal you to take a step back and take a look at the bigger picture. If it is a situation you are currently experiencing, Nine of Swords in reversed position encourages you to take charge and overcome the problem.

Even though the Nine of Swords in reversed position brings up an intense fear, it is also a card that encourages self-discovery and is well aware of the best means to make the necessary changes.

Nine of Swords Reversed as a Person

If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed as a person, a card describes a person who is struggling with their relationships. It is likely to be someone who feels abandoned, neglected, and unsupported. Nine of swords tarot card reversed indicates someone who is feeling alone and afraid. If you’re not the one who pulled Nine of Swords, describe a situation that might have lead to this person feeling this way. Nine of swords tarot card reversed often shows up when you or someone else is lying and deceiving to protect your own or someone else’s feelings.

Nine of swords reversed as a person indicates someone with significant issues within themselves, the inner chaos and pain that they carry can be so heavy that they can’t handle it anymore. They are carrying so much sorrow and guilt from their past that they are often unable to even see the way forward. They believe the world is against them and that no matter what they do the world won’t change. They believe themselves to be worthless and hopeless.

Nine of swords reversed as a person is someone who is afraid of the dark and afraid of being alone.

If your question is about a Nine of Swords reversed card as a emotional description of person, a reading exposes a person with unresolved issues. They do not have an overall picture of what is going on in their life. They tend to rely on negativity and have an anxious temperament, which makes their issues worse. Because of their inability to understand what is real and what is not, this person’s fears and anxieties become reality. Anxiety disorders, depression, and panic attacks might start to become a regular part of their life. They believe that they will always be a victim of someone else’s actions or decisions.

The Nine of Swords reversed meaning also states that something is keeping you awake at night. The darkness is a representation of nightmares and phobias. The nightmares and anxieties keep you from having a peaceful sleep. The Nine of Swords reversed meaning depicts these as unhealthy habits. The inability to see the end of the pain is due to the fact that you try to make yourself feel better by overindulging. You might be doing unhealthy things to make yourself feel better, which actually keeps the problem going.

Nine of Swords Reversed as a Feeling

In a Tarot Reading Nine of Swords reversed as feelings can represent a reduction in the level of anxiety or depression. There is hope however, and with enough self-care, there is a good chance that things will improve. Nine of Swords reversed can also indicate that your fears and/or self-criticisms are controlling you. It is time to make a list of all of your insecurities and then find ways to deal with those limiting beliefs once and for all.

Nine of Swords as a person indicates someone who is experiencing severe anxiety. This anxiety is likely rooted in their inability to cope in their current situation and they feel like they are falling in between a rock and a hard place. They often feel helpless and they believe that no one can help them. They tend to isolate themselves, believing it is the only way to protect themselves from further hurt. With the reversed Nine of Swords, the seeker is now ready to overcome this fear and realize that there is always a way through, even if it might be tough and tiring.

What Is Nine of Swords Card Reversed as a Positive Card, Strength, and Advantage?

If you’ve pulled Nine of Swords reversed card in a positive, strength, or advantage position in a Tarot reading, it means that your worst fears have come true. You’ve probably been having nightmares about what would happen to you in a worst-case scenario. If you’ve drawn this card, you’ve likely been having a lot of anxiety and stress for a while now because of these scenarios. Let the reversed Nine of Swords serve as a warning! If you don’t learn from this and start working on your problems, then you’ll have to face worse things. This card also means that you’ve started to get up from your nightmares and anxiety. No matter how bad things may be, keep trying, and you’ll be out of your situation before you know. Try to focus on the bright side, to make it a lesson.

Nine of Swords Reversed as an Obstacle

When pulled in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, Nine of Swords reversed card calls you to focus on what is already within your control. Even if life is currently a disaster, it doesn’t have to be that way. You are the creator of your reality and the master of your emotions. You will not create a positive outcome in another person’s life if you are too busy worrying about your own problems. This card tells you that while you may not have all the answers, you can do with certainty that your perception of a situation will determine your outcome in life. For example, if you are experiencing trauma, take this time to evaluate what is causing you distress. Then, look to what can be done to change the situation so that it no longer causes you pain. The Nine of Swords reversal also serves a caution to stay away from negative people who may drain you of your strength. The more time you spend with this person, the more energy they will take from you. Nine of Swords reversed can be a sign that you have started to gain some relief from the pains you have suffered in the past.

Nine of Swords Card Reversed as a Future Outcome

Drawing Nine of Swords reversed in the future position also suggests that you are trying your best to avoid your issues by either staying in bed or isolating yourself in a room. However, things are becoming more difficult with every passing day. You must know that you can not avoid your issues forever, as your problems are going to impact your life more and more unless you accept them as a part of yourself. You need to accept things that are hurting you and change your perspective towards them. The Nine of Swords reversed meaning also tells you not to allow your thoughts to get into the trap of irrationality. You must know that your thoughts have no impact on your life, and it is also very important for you to change your thoughts and beliefs. Change your thoughts, and change your life is the foundation of spirituality.

Nine of Swords reversed card in a future outcome Tarot spread position tells you that your worries and negativity are causing you to feel as if you are being buried alive. You feel helpless and trapped, and there is no end in sight. You shouldn’t be feeling this way! You do have the ability to overcome this. All it takes is a bit of self-love and self-care. It is also possible that you have been working too hard. The reversed Nine of Swords might also reflect your concern that you are being overlooked. If this is your concern, you should seek professional help as soon as possible.

The Nine of Swords reversed can occasionally appear in a reading when the seeker is seeking answers to a specific query. It may also be a suggestion to start meditating to find solutions. It’s time to face the reality of your situation. If the Nine of Swords is reversed, it may be pointing to your fears and paranoia, or exaggerating a very real situation. You need to look at the situation with a critical eye and let it take the center stage.

Nine of Swords Reversed Card as a Prediction of When an Event Will Occur

You have spent too long in pain and darkness. It’s time to let go and move forward. It’s time to embrace optimism and change the way you view the world. As this card showed up, you know that there is something on your mind for a while, but you couldn’t come up with letting it out of your head. It was preventing you from accomplishing the most important things in your life, which is letting people know how much you love them.

Drawing Nine of Swords reversed when asking Tarot when will a certain event take place, reveals that events may be occurring very slowly and that you may feel as if life is moving at a standstill. The Nine of Swords reversed can indicate that your heart and mind have become so overwhelmed with worry that you are being led into a state of fear, anxiety, and depression. You must take a break from worrying and consider the situation from a new perspective. Take some time to think about what you can do to fix the problem and make your worries easier on your mind. When you are having a hard time, try to stop your negative thoughts. These thoughts don’t serve you, and as you replace them with positive thoughts, you will be able to regain your strength and confidence.