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The Octopus Spirit Animal

This Is Everything You Wanted To Know

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Lisa Taylor

Chilled yogi. Chai enthusiast. Often ponders the meaning of the universe. Writes weekly for Yocean Yogi.

This is the definitive spiritual guide to the octopus for 2021.

I have spent 8 hours researching and creating this handy guide.

Is it a coincidence that an octopus in real life has 8 tentacles? Maybe. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Jokes aside, if you’re curious to know:

โžœ If the octopus is your spirit animal

โžœ What the common meanings of the animal totem are

โžœ The positive and negative traits of this spirit animal

โžœ When you should call upon your spirit animal

โžœ Unusual and mystical facts about the octopus symbolism

Then you’re certainly in the right space.

Stretch out and let’s begin! ๐Ÿ˜

Octopus Spirit Animal FAQs (June 2021)

Common Octopus Spirit Animal Meanings

Common meanings of the octopus spirit animal are:

โžœ Moving around and exploring the new world

โžœ Being adaptative to ever-changing situations

โžœ Having patience when great opportunities come

โžœ Observing the world through different lenses

โžœ Being on a constant path of self expansion

Positive Traits

The positive traits of the octopus spirit animal are:

โžœ You’re willing to be reserved and be patient

โžœ Others admire you for your skill and solitude

โžœ You’re often flexible and adaptive in your space

โžœ You’re at peace with often being alone in the world

โžœ You take time to practice self-care and nurturing

Negative Traits

The negative traits of the octopus spirit animal are:

โžœ You can snap quickly at others quite easily

โžœ Sometimes you’re not who you say you are

โžœ You’re often judged for your life of secrecy

โžœ People can get frustrated at your slow pace

โžœ You haven’t quite figured out lasting friendships

When To Call

Here is when to call your octopus spirit animal:

โžœ You need to adapt quickly to your surroundings

โžœ You need some patience to reassess your situation

โžœ You’ve struggled with being an introverted soul

โžœ You need some flexibility in how you approach life

โžœ It’s time to prioritize yourself over all others

Mystical Facts

Here are some interesting facts about this totem:

โžœ It’s about taking it slow and breathing easily

โžœ Having patience in your progress through life

โžœ Knowing that each situation requires new energy

โžœ Showing your adaptiveness to new challenges

โžœ Leaving your old world behind in every stride

Is This Your Spirit Animal?

The octopus is definitely your spirit animal when:

โžœ You enjoy solitude and having space from others

โžœ You’re able to adapt to new environments easily

โžœ Patience is something you closely associate with

โžœ You are the type who just keeps moving onwards

โžœ You’re one of a kind and always remain flexible

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