Your spirit animal, or power animal, is more than just generic animal symbolism. Its meaning deepens your personal connection and empowers you for success in any venture. Animals are ever-present in our lives, whether they’re our beloved household dog or the roaming coyote that we glimpse every now and then. Yet, we often lack an understanding of their symbolic nature and the key characteristics that define them. Traditional shamans believe that spirit animals or totems are revealed to guide and protect their charges through out a journey. When we relate to our power animals, it offers influential insights into our subconscious mind.