Tarot Guidance | What fear is holding you back?


Lavanya Arora

10/30/20224 min read

Fear has so many forms. It comes in the form of not being good enough for the other person, not trusting yourself, or not believing in yourself. Sometimes it's because you think you won't be loved or respected by others who can offer their love and acceptance. Find out what fear is holding you back from becoming a better you.

Here's the table of content:

  1. Select your Card

  2. Find your message

  3. Need a personalized message

For an accurate career tarot reading, you need to calm your mind. Please close your eyes and take two deep breaths and now choose the card number which instinctively draws your attention.

Note - This is a general reading and might not be personalized to your situation. For a personalized reading, click here

Select your card

Find your message

Choice 1 - The Lovers - Reversed

The energy of this card suggests fear of failure.

The fear has to do with a lack of trust in yourself. Therefore, you tend to be rigid or drop what you’re doing midway, be it a project or a situation, and are not able to clearly see and follow your vision. You allow yourself to become paralyzed by pessimism and escape stress by spending money and spending too much time planning, thinking, and nit-picking as opposed to just putting yourself out there, which makes you too slow to grab promising opportunities. You also have a tendency to work too hard at the wrong things.


Perhaps you've had bad experiences in the past, and your fear is an act of self-love that serves to keep you safe from similar situations in the future. Instead of passing judgment on yourself, look for lessons to be learned. If you accomplish this, you will be able to free yourself from the destructive energy of your worries and move forward with confidence. Because time is of the essence, you need to work quickly and smartly to make wiser decisions.

Choice 2 - Four Of Cups

The energy of this card shows a fear of change.

You have the impression that your life is not moving in the direction you want it to. Because you are unhappy, irritated, or without motivation, you are preoccupied with yourself. It's possible that you're feeling dissatisfied and unhappy with your life right now, and that's when you can start fantasizing about how things would be different in another setting.

You don't want to give additional thought or consideration to the way you feel about a significant other person or about a certain matter.


If you're unhappy, don't play the victim; take charge and get back into the game. Be aware of the chances or offers that come your way. You might think they are not important right now, but you might find out later that they would have led to great things.

Choice 3 - The Hierophant

The energy of this card suggests a fear of authority, such as that of one's family and the decisions they make.

It's possible that you're dealing with someone who is really rigid in the ways that they do things. You get the feeling that all you should do is what other people anticipate from you. It's possible that you're stubbornly clinging to conservative patterns of behavior in such a manner that it's toxic to you, or that you're struggling with emotions of guilt and shame connected to behaving in a way that goes against the principles you were raised with. Both of these scenarios can have a negative impact on your mental health.


You will find a sense of freedom if you learn to live by your own rules while, at the same time, listening to your own conscience. In a beneficial way, it will broaden your perspectives and open up new possibilities for you.

How long is this message valid?

Career-related challenges are something you are bound to face in any phase of your life, and if you have landed on this article in the pursuit of bettering your career, then you can consider your chosen option as a valid message. However, please ensure that you are going through the process and are not selecting options after reading the cards or selecting cards based on your preferences since that would result in a forced message, which is always invalid.

Is this message personalized?

Only on a broad level, this reading will resonate with you. For detailed reading, write to me at tarotwithlavanya@gmail.com or message me on WhatsApp here.

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