What abilities, power, and hidden magic does your spirit animal teach? What does your spirit animal say about you? How can you call upon the strengths of your spirit animal in your life? Discover your unique totem with this fun quiz, featuring over 112 different animals. What is a totem and how can you use one for yourself? Learn more here.
The groundhog is a member of the squirrel family. It is an excellent tunneler and digger. Often the groundhog will appear as a totem when you need to dig deep within yourself, or are about to open up to a new space of learning or experience.
Groundhogs go into hibernation for about four to six months. Hibernation has symbolized death and rebirth for many different peoples. Groundhogs can achieve a deep state of unconsciousness, with their body just barely functioning.
During this time they are fully traveling the astral realms, gathering information, and experience as a spirit. Are you practicing lucid dreaming and taking steps to learn about astral projection? Are you exploring the significance of your dreams?
Many yogis would teach the technique to slow down ones metabolism, go within, and journey on the astral planes. The groundhog totem reminds us to explore altered states of awareness with strong intent. If you don't have a meditation to-do list, you would benefit from creating one.
Examine your own metabolism. Is it too fast, too slow? What can you do to modify it in a healthy way? You may want to also explore a shaman journey.