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 porcupine is incredibly curious and innocent. It is filled with amazement and wonder at life and the things it encounters. This totem can remind us to do the same.
The porcupine is well known for its barbed quills, each one having close to 30,000 of them, which protect it from predators.
The cougar and the weasel are particularly good at hunting the porcupine, and if this totem has come up for you it would be wise to investigate the qualities of the aforementioned predators so that you can identify similar people in your own life.
Porcupines love salty foods, so you may have to pay attention to your own salt intake when this totem arrives for you. This animal is also able to float in the water and has a connection with emotion and creativity. Ask yourself: how can you bring amazement and creativity into your own emotional space in a domain, or way, you can feel safety and trust?