drop your judgments and accept life with grace.
Avoid getting stuck in the duality of the human judgment
honor the progress you’ve made and understand that quick
fixes never support long-term goals
Call on this totem to give you strength for new
beginnings. Alligator people can be very attuned to the
moon and its pull on tides and eddies.
gift of strong boundaries.
Allow armadillo’s armor to shield you from others so you
can differentiate energies.
Armadillo people are most vulnerable when they show
their true and inner feelings.
Your lesson is in setting up what you are willing to
metaphysical boundaries as a shield will help you to
only experience what you choose in life.
it’s time to push ahead in life! Be more aggressive.
Badger gives you perseverance and fire! People with
Badger as their totem make some of the finest healers
because they never give up.
Some people with this
totem have trouble expressing themselves concisely or
relating to certain people. Badger teaches you how to
align with life not what others expect of you.
teaches you to go within and awaken your potential.
. In this lifetime you are awakening to your inner power
Many of your answers will come in dreams or visions.
Bear people can sometimes be easily irritated and/or too
sure of themselves. With this totem take care not to
throw caution to the wind.
make choices from a place of power.
gives you productivity.
Your life contract involves a lot of work to attain a
sense of achievement so you’ll need all the productive
People with Beaver as their totem are doers
You are very resourceful and obstacles will rarely stop
Put your ideas into action. Look for alternative
solutions to life’s challenges and pay attention to your
surroundings and the people around you
a guide to seers—pay close attention to your visions.
power of silence. It holds the secrets of the unseen
Develop courage and move through fears. Release fears of
not being good enough.
You will usually need to learn how to pace yourself and
not push or force too hard on tasks. Panther teaches
quick decisive action and trust their acute sensitivity.
Panther gifts you with the ability to see through
You can stand on your own two feet and survive.
take advantage of opportunities when they present
themselves. Heron prompts you to follow your own
intuition and live life in your own unique style.
appears when it’s time to do some self-reflection and
decide what you’d like to improve and how you want to
Act immediately and decisively when opportunity knocks.
synchronicity and natural flow will be a big part of
Buffalo teaches the importance of staying grounded and
following the path of least resistance.
Buffalo people are often asked to carry a lot of
responsibility in life. Buffalo people may develop lumps
or bumps on their bodies that signify burdens that need
to be released.
Buffalo is a powerful totem for those on a life path of
healing imperfections and connecting with Spirit.
you to honor all stages of progress in your life.
chapter in life has a reason
and something to teach you.
also a person who will have many transformations in your
butterfly as a totem means that you will always have
movement in your life.
of life will be permanent.
with Butterfly totem experience tremendous soul growth
during their early years with possibly very difficult
lessons are usually completed by adulthood.
If Butterfly comes to you in a hurt, trapped or ill way,
you’re being asked to stop disturbing the natural flow
Shed your cocoon
and go forward with a gentle approach
you with focus and determination.
expect Camel to gently nudge you in the right
direction—instead it will shove you into the unknown and
encourage you use your inner resources to survive, grow
have double rows of protective eyelashes,
haired ears and the ability to close the nostrils
at will enabling
them to live in harsh conditions. This symbolizes your
ability to see, hear and smell clearly without being
distracted by outside influences.
docile when properly handled, the camel is prone to fits
of rage if mistreated. You will probably not tolerate
be a powerful ally if you are willing to transmute the
burdens you carry.
motherhood, nourishment and fertility. The cow is your
nurturing mother goddess who reminds you to be gentle
with yourself and to take good care of yourself.
people with Cow totem are service-oriented and outwardly
shows up in your life it’s a message to slow down, take
joy in simplicity, and that you need to pay more
attention to your needs when
you are feeling down or drained.
make a difference to others and teach others how to take
better care of themselves. Cow assures will meet many
people who need your assistance and can depend on Cow to
look out for your highest good as you help others.
This is a
very protective totem and also rare. Cow is also
associated with the Celtic Goddess Brigid.
You can be
your own worst enemy at times. This totem teaches you
how to laugh at yourself and ‘roll with the punches’ of
life. Don’t take yourself and life too seriously and
everything at face value. Frequently stop and ask
yourself, “What am I doing and why?”
One of the
biggest lessons of having Coyote as a totem is to see
through the irony of your own self-sabotage.
medicine is laughter and fun. People probably find you
very fun. Coyote teaches us to work with others to get
what we want in life. No matter what the obstacle Coyote
will always find a way to survive.
this totem when you need to get through a difficult
situation. Coyote helps you escape of trap and shine the
light on when you are trying to fool yourself,
especially in relationships.
of sacred law.
the masters of illusion and bestow the power to
shapeshift things around you.
medicine signifies that you have firsthand knowledge of
a higher order of right and wrong than that of human
us with two mentors: constructive and destructive as
Crow is the creator as well as the destroyer.
are consistently presented to Crow people.
ability to look at the world from one eye (positive) and
then the other eye (negative). Use this power wisely.
You may see things as black and white.
you to allow personal integrity be your guide. Your
personal will is strong so you always stand in your
of your opinions and actions. Walk your talk, speak your
truth and balance your past, present and future in the
here and now.
encourages opening the mind to sacred mysteries.
represents gentleness and pure love.
to touch the minds and hearts of the wounded people in
life. This gift means that even the most formidable
bully in your life will not be able to block your way.
gentle heart give you peace and heal any wounds of your
spirit. Love everyone as they are right now.
is the tool you need to solve present dilemmas. This
gentle creature gives you the serenity to sit back and
let God guide. With love and gentleness you can always
hear Divine guidance.
will stop your progress. You are very
You are a
sacred carrier of peace and will show others how to open
their hearts and love unconditionally.
understand the symbolic meanings of things and should
discover your clairvoyant and clairaudient abilities
your totem’s antlers as antennas that connect to higher
forms of attunement. If you see a buck, count the number
of points on their antlers. This number will hold great
significance for you in numerology.
Dependable, loyal and faithful friend on your path.
Those guided by Dog value dependability, loyalty, and
faithfulness as key qualities in their selection of
with those whose life purpose is to serve humanity.
People with dog totem are devoted to causes regardless
of how they are treated because they are blessed with a
deep compassionate understanding of human shortcomings.
how readily your sense of loyalty is compromised by your
need for approval. Be loyal and true to yourself first
and foremost. You owe allegiance to your own personal
truth in life.
such strong allegiance from Dog as this totem represents
the unconditional love of our Creator. You can
experience a strong sense of being protected and watched
over, night and day.
spirit helper is a dependable guide during your
explorations of higher consciousness, and you may rely
on Dog to always warn you of any impeding threat from
dark side entities.
people can have a hard time expressing their own pain
and suffering. Make sure these emotions aren’t repressed
to spare others or from fear of appearing weak.
represents courage, unity and family ties.
Dolphin people are spiritually evolved and in harmony
with their beliefs in Divinity.
is a big life theme when Dolphin regularly shows up in
shows how to flow through
life and use breath and sound
call forth what you most need or desire.
with this totem can be a link of some kind between God
and the Children of Earth. You can bring answers from
the Divine for yourself and others.
teaches you to be mindful of your body rhythms. You can
use your gift of intuition to communicate with the
rhythms of nature.
Dolphin teaches that successful leadership comes through
harmony and graciousness.
looking at the world from a dolphin’s perspective and
through your dolphin eyes, see all beings around you as
elements in universal harmony.
people with Dolphin totem have a desire to live near a
large body of water, particularly oceans.
magical and brings messages of wisdom and enlightenment.
Helps you avoid being unrealistic and to see the true
reality in any situation.
Dragonfly to see what’s really going on especially when
illusion is restricting actions or ideas.
is a link to the faerie realm—when you meditate, ask
Dragonfly to help you “see” the faeries.
is a connection to the elemental spirit. Gardening and
working with plants may enhance this power.
with Dragonfly totem tend to be emotionally intense and
should balance this with intellectual detachment.
A need to
spend time outdoors in the sunlight and live in an
environment with lots of light otherwise or the spirit
Dragonfly when your life seems stuck and it’s time for a
change. Ask for insight when you feel there is deception
in a relationship or situation.
The totem of old souls developing a larger perspective in
their current lifetime. It is important for them to see
and understand the bigger picture.
Broaden your senses as Eagle has the power of excellent
sight of both the big picture and minute details.
Feed your soul and your body. Know that the greatest
opportunities lie ahead not behind you. Give yourself
the freedom to pursue your dreams with the joy of
With eagle as your totem you don’t do well with too much
structure and dogma. Eagle blesses you to accomplish
your life’s purpose despite distractions and
Call on this totem when you feel like you’re too caught up
in details or are faced with tough choices. Eagle will
also teach how to integrate your spiritual insights into
your daily life.
of endurance. Your pace in life should be steady and you
should always focus on the end result. If you try and go
too fast, Elk might put an obstacle in your way to slow
help you not get burned out and helping you balance your
own energies so you are able to bridge your thoughts to
higher levels of existence.
teaches us how to live cooperatively and group
interaction. You can’t do everything yourself.
not be the first one at the finish line but you may be
the only one with the stamina left to go beyond it.
have quick reflexes and respond quickly to situations.
When provoked they will fight and are a match for any
animal, even bears.
people usually will have a noble physique and may have
had a past life as royalty.
teaches you to carry yourself with pride and power. If
you need confidence your power animal will give it to
Fox people are adaptable
and know when to be silent and when to speak.
Fox blesses you with
resourcefulness and the gift of camouflage so you blend
Fox teaches subtlety.
Fox is decisive or sure-footed. Others may underestimate
those with Fox totem but usually not for long!
Those with Fox have
sharpened senses and extreme cleverness. Fox people are
usually agile, skilled and sometimes unpredictable.
Fox gives you the
ability to slip out of unpleasant situations quietly and
People with Fox totem
are often ingenious and witty but they must keep this
energy balanced or it will backfire.
Fox will alert you when
your actions are too obvious or when you should be more
ability to cleanse the negativity from any environment.
Call on Frog to cleanse yourself of any person, place or
object that doesn’t add to your new state of peace and
blesses some with powerful singing voices that can
arouse the emotions of others.
probably empathetic if this totem has chosen you. You’ll
always seem to know the right thing to say. Those chosen
by Frog are deep, noble characters.
medicine gives us powerful perception, especially
clairvoyance and clairaudience. You can sense this
complex energy and put it into words.
Frog totem are able to speak more than one language.
lessons from Frog may be associated with survival.
Meditate with this totem and discover which phase of
your life cycle you’re in.
see a frog it’s an invitation from your totem to be more
of grace and spirit and blesses us with foresight.
with Giraffe as their totem are easygoing and friendly.
They usually prefer the company of a few good friends
and casual get-togethers.
only need two to four hour naps and might sleep up in
can help you rise to the top of any organization with
its strength and flexibility.
people with Giraffe as a totem tend to suffer from low
blood pressure and circulatory problems.
bestows the gift of envisioning the future while
understanding the past at the same time, walking in the
has three horns—one is located at the same location as
the third eye in humans. Giraffe asks that you honor
your visionary abilities.
can help you understand body language on a conscious
teaches how to increase your perceptions by viewing life
from all angles—up, down, ahead, behind, sideways—the
past, present and future is known.
your totem socialize and stand tall.
harmony and luck on life’s journey.
take chances that people wouldn’t normally be open
to. Pay attention to your intuition and take a leap
forward. Don’t be afraid–Grasshopper only leaps
forward, never backward. There’s no turning back in
feel you’re your progress is sometimes stagnant only to
make a huge unexpected leap in the right direction.
Grasshopper may inspire you with ways to skip
steps—that’s ok when you have this totem. You will
progress quickly when you trust your own instincts on
when to make a leap. Your inner voice can lead you to
grasshopper appears in your life, it’s time to lighten
up as you may be taking things around you too seriously.
people with this totem are musical and enjoy singing,
dancing, and having a good time.
will also help to keep you open-minded.
brings us Personal power, self-teaching, intuition,
you have some sort of sacred space of your own.
teaches you to move with the rhythm of the Sacred Spiral
of the Universe. Move! Take action! With the right
intention you will see the results of your efforts. This
is the sacred symbol of birth—including personal rebirth
and owning personal power.
medicine asks us to analyze the way we move through our
world. The challenge is learning how to harmonize to the
dance with Mother Earth's cycles. This totem by
mediating and visualizing spirals of energy surrounding
with spiral movements will also help release this power.
Dance freely with drumming as the background music to
open a new flow of energy into your life—open this
funnel of power to lift restrictions and open up a new
flow of beneficial movement.
yourself and your life with this sacred power and
all about reaching full potential and learning lessons
the first time they’re experienced.