The Four of Swords is all about rest. For most people, this card is an indication that they need a little rest after a stressful situation, especially if it relates to a health-related issue. Since the card is all about mental health, it is important to keep in mind the entire picture, not just one aspect of it.
While pulling the Four of Swords may show that you should rest, it also depicts why you shouldn’t. Since the card represents a lack of mental strength, your recovery requires you to be active and work on yourself. You need to gain back your energy and prepare yourself for more challenges.
The Four of Swords symbolizes mental rest and introspection, so this card indicates that either you are taking time to be introspective about a certain situation or your current circumstance has made you introspective. You are tired of fighting and want to take a break. This is positive, and the card suggests that you need to be introspective about whether your current energy and resources are in the right place for you.