Six of Wands

Six of Wands

The Six of Wands is truly a wonderful card to receive in a reading! This card is all about public recognition and success. You've been able to achieve your goals and are now being publicly acknowledged for them! Or, if you haven't yet, you will be in the foreseeable future! This card calls for congratulations, you've been able to navigate your way through all the stress and complications life has thrown at you. Nothing is going to get in your way!
The Six of Wands also wants to remind you to stay humble. It's important and encouraged to celebrate our successes, but don't let it inflate your ego so much that you start to disrespect those around you.

Reverse:

Success, Victory, Recognition, Praise

Upright:

Failure, No reward, Lacking recognition, Lacking confidence

Card in Reverse:

In reverse, the Six of Wands can suggest that you are doubting yourself and your abilities. You're not sure if you'll be able to achieve your goals. Perhaps something happened to you that has made you less confident in yourself. You might be seeking praise and approval from other people in order to validate your efforts. It can feel nice to have some recognition. If you're struggling with that, it's absolutely okay to ask your loved ones for some encouragement.
This card can also suggest that your efforts may have gone unnoticed. Perhaps you achieved something you never thought you could, or something that you've been working towards for a really long time. It feels like those around you don't care. Try to keep in mind that everyone is dealing with their own lives. It might feel like you're going unnoticed, but that may not necessarily be true! Just keep on rocking to your own tune, celebrate your victories by yourself! Take this time to appreciate how awesome you are. Others will notice in their own time.

Love

Career

Upright:

Success in love, Reaching a relationship goal

Reverse:

Feeling neglected, Being overlooked

Upright:

Achieving a goal, Being rewarded

Reverse:

Failing at work, No recognition

Upright: If you are currently single, the Six of Wands suggests that success is on your way. You might meet someone, have someone ask you out, or someone agrees to go out with you.
If you are in a relationship, this card can suggest you will be hitting a milestone with your partner soon. Perhaps you'll be moving in with each other, buying a home, or taking a trip. Whatever the goal is, the Six of Wands is telling you that it will soon be yours.

Reversed: The Six of wands in love reversed can tell us that you may be lacking in confidence right now. You might not be getting the love you feel you deserve. Perhaps you are being overlooked by others and you can't help but compare yourself to those who are in relationships. It's okay to feel this way, but this card is here to remind you to not let it make you bitter. We often push away the things we want when we try to force them to happen. Negativity will not create the positive changes you want in your life.
If you are currently in a relationship, it's possible that you or your partner may feel neglected or unappreciated at this time. If it's you, take some time to talk to your partner. Express your wants and needs.
If you feel that you may not be giving your partner much attention, try surprising them with a date! Remind them how much you love them.

Upright: You may be close to achieving a career goal, or perhaps you already have! All your hard work is paying off and all the rewards are coming your way.

Reversed: You may be struggling to reach a career goal at this time. It might feel like no matter what you do, things don't seem to work out the way you had hoped. The Six of Wands is here to encourage you to keep on trying. Perhaps in the next reading you will see this card upright.
This card can also suggest that you may have achieved a goal, but you're not being rewarded for it like you had thought. Perhaps your efforts have gone unnoticed. This can be very disappointing, especially when we work so hard. Trust in yourself, celebrate on your own terms, and those around you will take notice in time.