The Ten of Wands reflects burdens and exhaustion. You are carrying so much on your shoulders right now, and it is really beginning to impact your well-being.
The Ten of Wands Tarot Card Keywords: Burden, Responsibility, Overextending
Do you always seem to take on the worries of your friends and families? Are you always there to support people when they are in need? Perhaps you take on too much work, with your colleagues always relying on you to put the effort in.
Your efforts are admirable, but they will ultimately cause more pain and worry. You may be a people pleaser by nature, but this can become toxic to your happiness and the happiness of those around you. It will soon become a source of resentment for you.
Take a step back and have a hard look at your life. Are you putting too much effort into things that will ultimately not serve you? Focus your energy where it is needed, and work on your own happiness for once.
The Ten of Wands Reversed Tarot Card Meaning
When reversed, the Ten of Wands reflects an unnecessary burden. You are taking on too much, but this is not actually helping you or those around you.
Perhaps you enjoy this view of yourself. You may like to be perceived as a selfless and suffering individual. Is there an element of martyrdom in your behavior?
This is an unhealthy and unnecessary attitude to have, and you must change it up. Let go of the burdens that don’t matter, and focus on happiness.