Nine of Wands Reversed

card meanings

Nine of Wands reversed card you find it hard to cope with pressure and are likely to crumble under the slightest adversity. You are not afraid of hard work, but you are easily frustrated by the many obstacles that stand in your way. You find yourself doubting your own value and abilities and questioning whether you are the person you are meant to be. You are not the warrior you once were, and instead of standing firm, you are ready to give up. You are finding it hard to protect yourself, which may lead to a loss of confidence. You may even question whether you have the ability to fight those that are trying to harm you. It seems as if all you can do is retreat.

Characteristics of Nine of Wands Reversed

Positive: Strength, perseverance, obstacles defeated, surviving, fighting back, persevering, overcoming obstacles, giving up on hopeless, getting defensive, defending territory, not giving up on love.

Positive: refusing help, perseverance, survival instinct, exhaustion, loss of hope, burn-out.

General Meaning of Nine of Wands Reversed

Sometimes, Nine of wands reversed suggests that you are overextending yourself and overextending those around you. Although you are very hard-working, you can only take so much of your own strength and your own energy before you require rest and rejuvenation. You need to take care of yourself, otherwise you risk burning out before you are ready to.

In a general Tarot reading Nine of Wands reversed card signals a battle-worn, battle-hardened self. Sometimes Nine of wands reversed can appear when someone is dealing with a lot of criticism and negativity and they are taking it to heart, often making a physical change to their body as a result. They are withdrawing themselves and becoming reclusive. They are not getting the support that they need, and they may be exhausted and depleted. Others may be bringing the negativity and criticism on without recognizing the damage they are doing. Nine of wands reversed indicates someone who is unable to face challenges and battle head on. There is a loss of confidence resulting in a general feeling of defeat and hopelessness. Nine of wands reversed indicates someone who feels abandoned and unsupported. This is someone who thinks that the only solution is to run away from a problem. And they often do, ending up either isolated from society, or in worse cases, suicidal. Nine of wands reversed often shows up when someone is withdrawing from others and from life.

Nine of Wands reversed card in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position signals the end of a battle. It means that you have gained the strength you needed to overcome a specific predicament you were facing. Now that the battle has ended, it means that you are prepared to start a new phase in your life. It is a sign of triumph and that you are prepared to move past the obstacles in your path, even if that path is full of challenges and danger. You are prepared to walk on the path alone and conquer all of your goals.

In a reversed Nine of Wands, it may also denote losing the battle or failing the test, becoming overwhelmed, allowing others to defeat you, or giving up on the situation. As a result, the battle continues. In another interpretation, this card can indicate that your self-protectiveness is pushing you to be a martyr in the belief that this will make a difference. You are clinging to the idea that others will find value in you staying in the fight when in reality, it is not something that is helpful or helpful to you or anyone else.

When you’ve pulled Nine of Wands reversed card in a negative position that describes weakness or obstacle in a general Tarot reading, you are feeling drained and ready to call it quits, or you lack the right resources to be successful. The minor setback that you are facing is turning into a catastrophe, and your chances of failing are greater than you originally thought. This card indicates that you need to think about ways to improve your current situation and overcome your obstacles.

The Nine of Wands reversed meaning is that you are too busy dealing with difficulties in your life and have forgotten to manage and complete your duty and responsibilities. The reversed nine of wands also show you that you lack the willpower to handle things in your life. You must admit that the burden is getting heavier on you with each step you take. You need to realize that your energy is getting depleted every time you face a new challenge. You might have lost hope in yourself and your capability to succeed, and as a result, you feel deflated and tired. You are also aware of the fact that your life responsibilities are getting too much for you.

Nine of Wands Reversed in the Context of Love and Relationships

If you’ve pulled Nine of Wands reversed after asking your deck about love and feelings, it may not be a good sign. Because you may feel as if you are being taken advantage of, you may not want to go into a relationship with low confidence. It’s important to remember that not every romantic proposal is a bad one. Look closely at the person that is bringing a proposal and consider what type of future this person has together. This should give you some much-needed faith. If you’re single, this card doesn’t portend a good time if you are ready to mingle. It may also mean that you need to do some self-care if you are in a relationship.

There may be stress, anxiety, and tension in your relationship because of something that you are responsible for. You could be overcompensating for your partner’s needs, or you may be struggling to balance your work, family, and life goals with theirs. It is important for both partners to understand that none of these problems are your partner’s fault, or that there is anything inherently wrong about having a busy life.

Nine of Wands reversed through feelings in a love Tarot reading indicates that you are holding on to conflict-ridden relationships in your life. You could see the other person holding on to their past transgressions, either real or imagined, and not letting go. It’s vital for you to realize this right now since these issues are keeping your partnership from progressing toward a more peaceful and friendly future. You can avoid a breakdown if you learn to forgive and forget. If you’re single, Nine of wands reversed indicates that you could feel defensive and unsure about starting a relationship and believe that the other person’s romantic behavior or actions are based on the past.

You must allow yourself to trust the other person instead of focusing so much on their past mistakes. If you’re still holding grudges, you’ll first need to address those issues before attempting to find a mate. With the reversed nine of wands, it is not a good sign if you are in a relationship since it can imply that you feel burdened or overburdened by your partner. You’re feeling overworked and undernourished in your relationship.

Those who have love questions in a love reading Nine of Wands reversed Tarot card indicates dating someone who is going through a rough patch in their lives. This person can be someone who is currently undergoing treatment for a serious illness. There might be some dishonesty when it comes to money and material things. The truth might come out and those who were deceived might gain the experience they needed to get back as a strong, whole person.

Nine of Wands Reversed in the Context of Career

If you’ve pulled Nine of Wands reversed after asking your deck about career and work questions, you may be feeling that you are being stretched beyond your breaking point. The pressure you have been feeling may be affecting your mental and physical health. You may feel like you are running out of options, but there is always a way to push past these obstacles. There is no need to give up; you can survive if you push yourself a little harder. Try to remain optimistic and focus on finding solutions to the problems that are blocking you. The Nine of Wands reversed is also a warning to avoid being too pessimistic when it comes to your work. Sometimes, you will need to face unpleasant situations and take action. These situations may feel overwhelming at first, but you must never give up.

In a career and business reading Nine of Wands reversed is a card of defeat. The Seeker feels unprepared to compete with others. This could mean that either they did everything they could, but it did not work, or they are just simply tired of fighting the same fights week in, week out. If you’re wanting to start a business, this card often shows up reversed when the plan the Seeker has for their business does not seem to be working. The Seeker might have set up a business plan, but have not stuck to it. They also might feel as though they are ready to quit, and instead of fighting the battle, they have given up. It is time for the Seeker to realize they are always ready to fight if it is something they are truly passionate about.

Nine of Wands Reversed in the Context of Finances

In a Tarot finance reading, Nine of Wands reversed can predict that you will need to make some important choices related to your money. This card may also indicate that you are making unwise financial choices or are overspending. It’s possible that you don’t have enough money now. Whatever the situation, you shouldn’t wait to try to fix things or make changes, particularly if your financial situation seriously affects you or someone else. Instead, seek professional help. If you’ve been experiencing financial problems or are thinking about getting a loan, try to fix things yourself first, but don’t wait.

The Nine of Wands reversed in a financial tarot reading denotes that you have been putting a lot of effort into seeking work that will help you with your financial situation and will make you feel safe. However, it is still not paying off. You will need to think of a few alternatives because, as you already know, the current situation won’t last forever. You have to be flexible.

In a finance reading Nine of Wands reversed card is all about survival. It denotes that you have been putting up a brave front for a while and now you are exhausted. It also means that you are facing financial stress and your financial life has become more stressful than before. You have invested all your funds in a certain course or project, and on the other hand, you have not made any progress with it.

Also, the Nine of Wands reversed suggests that you are facing more troubles due to money-related issues. You might have to adjust your lifestyle to fit your budget. You have been holding out for a while, but now you are completely worn out and your stamina is running low. This Minor Arcana card asks you to take a little break and relax because you’re about to collapse if you keep this up. Also, this card reversed also advises you to be careful with your financial decisions and stay away from people who have financial interests as they might take advantage of you.

Nine of Wands Reversed in the Context of Health

If your question is about what should you focus on regarding health, Nine of Wands reversed card in a reading exposes not to rely on any particular treatment, regimen, or program. You need to focus on the root cause of your illness. Don’t spend too much energy on yourself and focus on the right treatment for your illness. Trust yourself and use your own energy for treating yourself.

If you have questions about health, Nine of Wands reversed Tarot card shows up as a sign that you should take better care of yourself. You should be more attentive to your nutrition and well-being in order to help you improve your overall health. As the saying goes, “you are what you eat” and this concept should be extended to the mind as well. Mental health is strongly linked to physical well-being. If you think things are tough at the moment, you should consider seeking counselling or support from a buddy.

Reversed Nine of Wands suggest that you should keep your promises to yourself and not let yourself get overwhelmed by others. Even if you are being advised to go to the hospital and your doctors are telling you to make some changes at home, but you are finding it too hectic. You need to take time off to make yourself feel at ease. To keep up this self-care practice, start by taking small and manageable steps, like meditating or volunteering.

If your question is about what should be your focus when overcoming an illness, Nine of Wands card reversed in a reading exposes that your inner strength and confidence will help you achieve the best. Keep fighting and you will overcome all the issues you have been facing. Take your time to address them and take care of yourself, but you will be successful. You will definitely feel a deep sense of fulfillment.

Nine of Wands Card Reversed Through Spirituality and Self-Development

If you’ve pulled Nine of Wands reversed in a reading about your spirituality and self-development, it means that you are being called to your full potential. It might feel like you have been fighting for so long, or have been holding yourself back, and now it is time to release everything and start focusing on your dreams. You may have fought your way to the top, but now you are running out of energy and have lost a large amount of stamina and courage. You are being called to go further, even in spite of knowing that it will be more challenging. You may feel afraid of failing, but you must realize that it is better to fail now, than to fail in the future.

In a spirituality and self-development Tarot reading Nine of Wands reversed card signals the possibility for fear to block the path to greater self-understanding. Have you avoided facing a limiting belief you have been holding onto? This card can denote inner child issues, a feeling of helplessness, a lack of faith and spirituality. There is no shame in asking for help! Instead of isolating, consider reaching out for support from people you trust. This card can also be a sign that you might be overly defensive about a new situation you cannot control. You need to let go and trust that everything will work out in your highest and best interests.

The Nine of Wands reversed card in the spiritual realm can be a sign that your self-assertiveness is causing you to feel as if you are putting yourself in significant danger. You might be so concerned about what other people think that you do not allow yourself to be vulnerable and express your real feelings. Be gentle with your inner child and yourself. This can include letting go of perfectionism or the need to be in control of every situation.

When you’re asking Tarot about finding your purpose, and you’ve pulled Nine of Wands reversed, it is a sign that there may be a battle between the part of you that wants to be of service to others, versus the part of you that wants to protect yourself at all costs. It is a sign that you will need to find a middle ground. There might be a time when you need to draw upon strength and courage for yourself. You are called to serve others in your own way, but are now feeling overwhelmed by your own fear.

Now is the time to ask for assistance, perhaps from a mentor, a friend, or a counselor. Nine of wands reversed is also a call to self-care, so spend some quality time on yourself, even if it’s just for five minutes each morning and night. The more energy you put into yourself, the more energy you will have to give others.

Similarly, Nine of Wands reversed can show that you are so busy protecting your own position that you are neglecting the job at hand.

Is Nine of Wands Reversed Yes or No Card?

When you’re asking Tarot yes or no question, and you’ve pulled Nine of Wands reversed, the answer is no. This Minor Arcana tarot card is indicative of hesitation or a lack of trust. In order to move forward, you’ll need to make some adjustments. Although your confidence is high, be careful not to push it too far. When life knocks you down, you should get back up and move on, even if you don’t want to. Sometimes, this requires you to take some time off.

Nine of Wands Reversed as a Person

If your question is about Nine of Wands reversed card as a person, a reading exposes that you might be feeling like a martyr. This card suggests you have been working hard and are working yourself to the brink of exhaustion. But a reversed card Nine of Wands shows that if you are not putting in enough effort and are being too self-conscious, then you might feel like you are a failure and that you have no chances of succeeding. So be wise and relax a little.

For those who have questions about a emotional characteristics of a person, Nine of Wands reversed Tarot card reveals that the person has started to avoid or hide themselves in public. It seems like you have lost your confidence and belief in yourself, and in the process you have lost your courage. You have lost all hope of surviving. You have started to doubt yourself too far, and everyone is doubting you. This is the reason that you can’t move forward. This is also a sign for you to realize that you are not alone in this world and you don’t need to hide yourself. Live in the world without fear and live your life with enthusiasm. You were trying too hard to prove yourself to everyone, but now the time has come for you to live your life without any judgment.

Nine of Wands Reversed as a Feeling

In a Tarot Reading Nine of Wands reversed as feelings can represent feeling overwhelmed and ready to give up, tired, defeated and unable to move on from the last battle. At times this card can also mean the Seeker is relying on others to get them through to take the next step, often without really wanting to do so. Nine of wands reversed can indicate that the Seeker needs to find a way to be more independent.

Nine of wands reversed as a person indicates someone who needs to get their hands dirty and be proactive. Their ideas often seem too good to be true, and they often change their mind very quickly. This is someone who is always on the run and never seems to be still. Nine of wands reversed indicates someone who is very impulsive and tends to be very dramatic in their life. When this card shows up reversed the person might find it very difficult to accept the truth about themselves and as a result are unable to see their own worth. They will often blame everyone but themselves for their lack of fulfilment and are unable to accept their own responsibility for their actions.

In card as a feeling reading Nine of Wands reversed card indicates that the native is feeling frustrated and drained. The feelings of frustration indicate that the native feels like he is not doing enough while trying to keep up with the demands on him – he might be thinking that there are more than enough things to do, but as per his nature, he is a self-taught person, and he cannot rely too much on anyone to do his work for him. This card in reversed position also represents a lack of stamina. Your self-esteem is getting hit hard which is making you feel as if you are always failing. You are trying your best to be successful and accomplish your goals, but a feeling of failure is blocking your way forward. There are also times when this card shows up reversed that you are being too hard on yourself for something that requires minimal effort to achieve the desired result that you have set for yourself.

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

When pulled in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position, Nine of Wands reversed card calls you to be aware of what you have already achieved. You are so close to victory, but you are allowing self-doubt to block your way. Give yourself a pat on the back and reflect on what you already possess. What will you do to ensure success next time? When reversed, the Nine of Wands also stands for being overworked, overcommitted, and pushing yourself to your limits. It’s time to take a break and recharge.

Nine of Wands reversal indicates that you are feeling overwhelmed and overworked. You have struggled to keep your head above the water and are exhausted as a result. The trouble is, you may not be aware that you need to take some time to rest and re-energize. It may be difficult to put a break in, but knowing you are not alone will help you feel less isolated.

The Nine of Wands reversed card may represent an important task that looks too big and overwhelming for you to tackle alone.

When Nine of Wands reversed card appears in a positive position that is about advantages or strength in a Tarot reading, the message the card sends is that you are about to experience a surge of energy and inspiration. You have been tired but have recently found ways to recharge and rejuvenate yourself, and you are about to reap the benefits. Do not lose hope and keep up the good work.

When reversed, Nine of Wands means you are having trouble overcoming opposition and sticking up through the hard times. The battles you are having can be so mentally taxing that you believe you are losing your will to fight and you wish to stop the struggle at any cost. You may feel you have reached your all-time limit and you should give up. This card reversed is a warning to be careful as you could face a setback or even getting injured because of your lack of caution. If you keep up with the same energy and strength, you will overcome your obstacles.

If you have been under a lot of criticism, you may be finding the public’s reaction to you quite intolerable.

Nine of Wands Reversed as an Obstacle

When pulled in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, Nine of Wands reversed card calls you to take a closer look at your core and realign with who you are and what you stand for. Instead of being a victim and letting others determine the outcome, take a stand by taking responsibility for your actions. Do you need to take a hard look at how you communicate with others, your attitude, your beliefs, and your confidence? If the Nine of Wands appears in your reversed position, consider what you need to do to reclaim your power.

On the flip side, Nine of Wands reversal speaks of resistance and self-sabotage. You may feel the need to prove yourself, or you may have an unhealthy obsession with the opinions of others. You could even be so wrapped up in public opinion that you lose all sense of your own authenticity and purpose. Or, you may be so preoccupied with avoiding failure that you do nothing at all. It is time to assess your actions and decide which course of action will lead you in the right direction.

When Nine of Wands reversed card appears in a negative position that describes weakness, or obstacle in a Tarot reading, you may be facing an ongoing problem, or battle that you cannot solve and you are running out of resources. Alternatively, you are putting in too much for too little reward, or giving all to a goal and are failing to get back what you gave. The Nine of Wands reversed advises you to avoid making all your efforts and leaving no stone unturned. Keep the balance.

The Nine of Wands reversed shows that you need a rest, relaxation and a break, whether on a holiday or on a private island. This is your time to recharge your batteries and look after your health. You cannot work non-stop, even if you are a workaholic. Keep a diary of all your tasks and try to do the simplest ones first. This will reduce the stress level and will help you focus more on the issues that are more important. Take up meditation, breathing exercises and learn to release yourself from tension and anxiety with guided imagery.

Nine of Wands reversed can also appear as a weakness if you recently suffered a setback or personal loss. While this is upsetting, it is normal to feel low and to doubt yourself. If you’re having trouble leaving your comfort zone, consider taking a class on confidence, or enrolling in a self-help group. Remember that one challenge at a time. Avoiding failure does not change the outcome.

You may be finding it hard to take the next step, or you are questioning whether you are equipped to handle the situation. Alternatively, this Minor Arcana tarot card can indicate that you are too obsessed with the outcome and your capabilities are being put in jeopardy as a result. Are you so focused on finding a way out of a predicament, that you are ignoring your own abilities? Or are you letting your fear and anxiety get the best of you?

Take some time to think about what it is that concerns you so much and why you are so anxious or worried. Then make a plan to deal with your concerns and take action.

Nine of Wands Card Reversed as a Future Outcome

Drawing Nine of Wands reversed in the future position also suggests that the road to building resilience will be long, difficult and uphill. So much so that it will seem like there is no end in sight, no victory in sight. This card is a sign that you need to stop, take a deep breath and remind yourself why you started down this path to begin with. This is a good time to look at what would make this journey less painful. Perhaps a support system in place will help you stay motivated and on course, or maybe you should look for mental health support. Don’t be afraid to seek support from others. As long as you are willing to ask for assistance, you will find what you need. The same can be said of your finances, career, etc.

Nine of wands reversed can also show that you are overworking yourself and that there is no end in sight. In some cases, this can actually lead to burnout. In these situations, try to reduce your workload and ask for help.

Nine of Wands reversed card in in a future outcome Tarot spread position calls you to be more aware of your mental health. If you think you might be suffering from depression, anxiety, or any form of psychological health issues, don’t wait for the symptoms to worsen—take the proper steps to get yourself under control right now. The Nine of Wands reversed calls attention to self-care and self-protection. Try to maintain a clear mind at all times and protect your own sovereignty and independence. As the saying goes, “Don’t wait for happiness; create it yourself!”

The Nine of Wands reversed can also signify self-doubt and fear. This is a good opportunity to learn about self-acceptance, for example, “I am enough just as I am.” This is the beginning of acceptance as you open to what is, rather than what you are not, and refocus your energies on what is still worthwhile. The Nine of Wands reversed asks you to think about ways to cope with stress and anxiety. You should consider seeking assistance from a mental health professional if you need help with your mental health.

When Nine of Wands reversed card appears in a future outcome position in a Tarot reading, you are experiencing setbacks and hardships, and this is leaving you stressed and exhausted. You are having a hard time trusting and believing that things will turn out well. The Nine of Wands reversed means that you are being over-protective and need to relax and trust others as they intend to do good. It also means that you are on the verge of defeat and failure, and you will need help to overcome this challenge.

When reversed, the Nine of Wands symbolizes a stalemate and a sense of giving up. You may be tired or overwhelmed, wondering what you can do to fix the problem. What can you do to get this situation back on track? What can you do to save your job? What is making you so stressed? How can you get over this loss? You may also feel that the battle is unwinnable. If this is the case, ask yourself if you are willing to put in the effort to fix the situation.

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

Drawing Nine of Wands reversed when asking Tarot when will a certain event take place, reveals that there is an ongoing delay in time. You are either holding on to something that is unable to leave your presence so that you might have more time, or you are rushing around so much you are exhausting yourself. Slow down for a little while and take the time to find the answers that you are searching for. This will give you the stamina and strength to complete the task. Another possible draw is if you have been in your position for a long time and are getting ready to move on from it; however, you are still hesitating on whether you are ready for the transition. What are you trying to achieve by pushing things to the side? Make a decision: carry on with what is not working for you, or make a change and accept that sometimes things don’t work out as planned.