Upright: Quality work, precision, commitment, diligence
Reversed: Unfulfilling work, poor skills, perfectionism, blocking progress
Eight, pentacles (coins), bench, tools, work, path, castle
Upright: This card represents diligent, contented work with clear purpose. When drawn, this card can point to satisfying work which is yielding positive results. It may also mean that you are learning a great deal in a specific area and this knowledge will serve you well in the long run. It can point to studious efforts are literal craftsmanship. Either way, this card tells us to persevere as our hard work will and attention to detail will bring us great rewards.
Reversed: If this card is pulled in a reverse position, it may represent holding yourself back through self-sabotaging efforts like perfectionism or corner-cutting. It indicates someone who is working hard but seeing very little in return for their efforts. Reversed may also be telling you that you are spending a lot of time learning something that is irrelevant or unimportant and your time may be better spent elsewhere. It can indicate a lack of joy in your work, boredom, discontentment, and a desire for change.
The number 8 represents abundance and infinite resources. It carries with it emotions of honor, prestige, reward, sound judgment. The number 8 points to both material and spiritual aspects of our life.
In a positive light, the number 8 represents executive character, fair politics, decisiveness, abundance, infinite resources, and sound judgment.
In a negative light, the number 8 can mean poor financial management, impatience, materialistic priorities, selfishness, and workaholic tendencies.
The Solar Plexus Chakra which expresses our life force, creative energy, passion, choices, and willpower. It governs our self-esteem, encourages us to trust our gut instincts, and reminds us that everything we need is always within us. Tarot cards associated with this chakra have to do with inner power and self-awareness.