Everybody has a spirit animal — most have several of them! A spirit animal is a type of animal you feel connected with: through personality traits, sometimes even physical characteristics, but mainly it is something you feel deep within.

(If you don’t know yours, take this quiz!)

Ancient traditions say that spirit animals serve the purpose of guiding and protecting your soul, helping you align with your highest spiritual path. However there are also many modern and practical reasons for becoming aware of your spirit animal(s)…

  • Gain a better understanding of who you are, your wants and needs, your perception of life…
  • Feel connected to your animal instincts and wild nature…
  • Find appreciation for animals and honor what they can teach us…
  • Understand how unique each person is by acknowledging diversity of the animal kingdom…
  • Figure out what your life purpose is, and what your true passions are…
  • Work with your strengths and weaknesses to create a better life for yourself…

…and that is only the beginning!