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 woodpecker represents mental discrimination and stimulation.
Their incessant pecking can be seen as a connection to the rhythm of life; this totem reminds you to pay attention to your own heartbeat, the heartbeat of the earth, as well as other animals. The drum can bring one into a deep trance if used in a meditation space. Shamans use drums in their work and you might investigate one yourself.
Their tapping can also be seen as the persistence to break through limits.
Are you following your own rhythm or that of someone else?