Hummingbirds glide effortlessly from place to place, and have the flexibility to change directions instantaneously.
Just as the hummingbird works tirelessly while appearing to not work at all, our invitation through the hummingbird is to cultivate an attitude of resilience and adaptability while remaining playful and optimistic.
Their appearance as a totem animal is a call to feast, sip, suck, and savor the sweetness and joy in life.
Nourish yourself fully. For more about the hummingbird as a totem animal, check out this earlier post about the hummingbird nest we cared for during a 2015 yoga teacher training: