Take care of your medical needs to avoid becoming weakened and worn out.

Strength (Reversed)

The tarot card of the day today is the Strength card in reverse.

When the Strength card appears in reverse, it signifies that you are running out of power. You've been working nonstop lately and are running yourself into the ground. If you keep things up at that rate, you're going to collapse and burn out.

In reverse, the Strength card appears when you've been working very hard lately without any form of break. You could even be neglecting your medical needs. This card says that not practicing self-care and paying attention to any medical needs is one of the worst things you can do to yourself.

To learn why practicing proper self-care is essential, continue reading.

Feeling tired and worn out lately?

When the Strength card shows up in reverse, it's a sign you could be quickly growing weak. You haven't given your body the time it needs to recuperate. If you have any physical medical needs and haven't been taking care of them, the Strength card in reverse tells you to start now.

Putting a constant strain on yourself could cause harm in the long run and leave you with aches and pains. You will begin to feel much more tired and worn out as the days go on. So, the Strength card in reverse is asking you today to start taking care of yourself.

Take a break, and tend to any medical needs that you may have been ignoring recently.

The Strength card in reverse also suggests that you haven't only not given your body a break but your mind as well. You need to pay attention to both your physical and mental health. Both have negative impacts on your overall health and wellbeing if they are getting neglected.

Why you should always take care of your medical needs as soon as possible?

Suppose you have particular medical needs that you've been neglecting. In that case, the Strength card in reverse is waving red flags and warning you of the adverse outcomes of doing so. If your body is under a constant strain without any time to rest and recuperate, it could cause you some physical health problems down the road.

Here are some things you may begin to experience if you don't give your body the rest it needs and deserves:

  • Redness and swelling
  • Bruising
  • Soreness
  • Joint and bone pain
  • Aching and a burning feeling
  • Muscle soreness
  • Fatigue and exhaustion

Not giving your body the rest it needs could also worsen preexisting ailments that have medical needs.

The Strength card in reverse also stresses how vital taking mental breaks are as well. Just like your body, your mind needs proper rest as well.

Here are some of the adverse effects not taking a break can have on you mentally:

  • Anxiety
  • Irritability and nervousness
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Forgetfulness and memory loss
  • Depression
  • Mood swings and confusion
  • Lowered libido
  • Compulsive thoughts and behaviors

What steps can you take to avoid becoming weak and vulnerable?

In reverse, the Strength card wants to remind you how important letting yourself rest and taking care of your medical needs is.

Here are some tips to make sure you're letting yourself get enough rest:

  • Avoid drinking caffeine or alcohol before bedtime, so you get a night of proper sleep.
  • Give yourself a break of at least one hour during the day to allow yourself to relax and unwind.
  • Don't look at your phone screen before bed. Instead, opt for a book.
  • Try to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day.

In reverse, the Strength card wants you to take care of yourself, so you can continue to be better than ever! Be sure to take well-deserved breaks throughout the day, and take care of any medical needs to keep yourself going and stay in great shape.