Quiz: What is your Nahualli?

What is your Nahualli? What is your Spirit Animal? (By Tamsin Cooke)

What animal are you most like?

Jaguar

Characteristics: Power, confidence, problem solving
If the jaguar is your Nahualli, you are king or queen of the jungle. You are strong, confident and powerful. You are a natural leader and people choose to follow you. You love a challenge and are always curious to learn more. The hunt, the chase and the inevitable catch thrill you. With your sharp mind, you are a problem solver, often able to see patterns and pathways through chaos. You expect to succeed and with that attitude you regularly do, although sometimes you need to be careful not to push yourself too hard. You are just as happy in your own company as you are with others. 
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Wolf

Characteristics: Strength, great instinct, team play
If a wolf is your Nahualli, you have good instincts about people and situations, naturally sensing danger. Without needing words, you can read people, understanding their emotions. You have strong ties to your family and make friends quickly. Fiercely loyal, you like to be part of a pack, but at the same time, you manage to maintain your individuality. You have a wicked sense of humour, a sharp mind and love taking risks.  If interested in the target, you work hard to achieve your aim whether in work or in play. Sometimes you need to push yourself in areas that don’t interest you.
 
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Eagle

Characteristics: Clear vision, independent, curious
If an eagle is your Nahualli, you have the gift of clear vision. You can see the bigger picture, working out what is important.  Others often ask you for your opinion, knowing it will be well thought out. You are a free spirit and like to soar and dive, relishing your independence. Make sure you give yourself enough time and space or you can become resentful. You like heading into the unknown, taking risks and being challenged. You have speed on your side and excel in this area – whether it is in sport or of the mind. You are curious about the world we live in.
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Owl

Characteristics: Great intuition, empathy, seeker of knowledge
If an owl is your Nahualli, you are incredibly trustworthy. People confide in you, telling you their deepest darkest secrets. You are a great listener because you are not judgemental. Not afraid of the dark, you make others feel safe there. You have great empathy but sometimes you need to make sure you put yourself first otherwise you may feel drained.  You love to delve into the unknown and seek knowledge. Curious about the outer and inner worlds, you often seem wiser than your years. But you also have a playful side, and your many friends appreciate your quirky sense of humour.  
 Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Monkey

Characteristics: Creative, sociable, communicator
If a monkey is your Nahualli, you love to play.  You would much rather have fun, swinging in the trees than being on the ground. Because of this, you sometimes forget about the normal day to day chores. At times you need to remember them. You are sociable and like to feel part of a group. You make friends quickly and are loyal and protective of those you love. You’re a good communicator, and very creative – whether it’s with art, music or words. A free spirit, you love to let your imagination soar. Others often think you have your head in the clouds.
 
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Alligator

Characteristics: Observant, phenomenal memory, inner calm
If an alligator is your Nahualli, you like harmony and balance because you know this is the greatest way to survive. You have an inner calm and only become angry when seriously provoked. But no one should mess with you then! When you finally explode, try not to bite too hard!  You listen and watch, often seeing opportunities and chances that others miss. With your sharp mind, inner strength and great memory, you succeed in whatever you put your mind to. You prefer to have a close circle of friends rather than be in a large group. 
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Scarlet Macaw

Characteristics: creative, confident, performer
If the scarlet macaw is your Nahualli, you are a born entertainer. You love performing, whether its singing, dancing or acting – anyway you can express yourself. You have a great sense of fun, are vibrant, colourful and very loud. You like to be centre of attention, strutting your stuff. You are a great communicator and love playing with words. At times though, you need to learn when to remain silent. You are drawn to anything creative, and with your sharp intelligence, you pick up new skills quickly.  You like being part of a group, but you’re just as happy being a free spirit on your own. 
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Rabbit

Characteristics: inner-strength, hard-worker, nurturer
If a rabbit is your Nahualli, you are nurturing, loyal and affectionate. Family, friends and home are incredibly important to you. With inner strength and fast reflexes, you combat difficulties. With your common sense and practical approach, you are a natural problem solver. You make great leaps towards your goals until eventually you achieve them. You are a hard worker, but be careful not to push yourself too far. You may seem quiet to those who don’t know you, but are noisy to those you love.
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

Deer

Characteristics: sociable, hard-worker, sure-footed
If a deer is your Nahualli, you love to have fun and be part of a group. You are a team player and work hard to support your herd, wanting everyone around you to be happy. Sure footed, you are able to face challenges and combat difficulties with ease, although sometimes you make it hard on yourself by doubting your decisions. Try not to worry so much.  Your gut instinct is almost always correct.  Your inner strength makes you successful at anything you put your mind to. Your great sense of humour makes people want to be around you.
Nahuallis play an important role in the children’s book The Scarlet Files: Cat Burglar. If you want to find out more about the book, please click here.

If someone asked you to go bungee jumping, would you

Leap off the bridge, grabbing onto the rope, shouting ‘Yay!!!!’

Close your eyes, hold your best friend’s hand and let them tug you over

Throw a doughnut at their head and ask them if they’re mad. You will never ever bungee jump.

If you are doing a project, do you

Like to lead it

Like to be a team player

Try to hide in the background so that everyone else does the work

If someone asked you to perform on stage, would you

Jump onto the stage, eager for the spotlight to fall on you

Shout ‘No,’ and if they ask you again, run away!

Force yourself onto the stage and hope no one sees your shaking legs

If you heard whispers when walking through a wood, would you think they were

Children playing

Dragons planning their next party

Spies

If a difficult problem needs solving, do you

Wait for the problem solving elves to visit at night and magically fix it for you

Ask for help

Work through it one step at a time. It will not defeat you.

If you have an interesting dream, do you

Analyse it, seeking out its secret message

Forget about it and have a nice cup of tea

Try to remember it to tell your friends later

What sort of memory do you have?

It’s okay. You’re good with faces.

Excellent – you remember the smallest of details

Rubbish. Sorry, what was the question again?

If two friends start arguing, do you

Feel secretly pleased. Then they’ll both like you more

Keep away. It’s up to them if they want to argue.

Try to get them to make up. You like your group to be harmonious.

If lost in the middle of the woods, do you

Follow your gut and find your own way home

Sit down and stay put. Someone will come along soon.

Wander around getting even more lost

What is your ideal Sunday?

Playing sport with friends

Reading a good book, curled up on the sofa

Shopping in your favourite store

Going to the cinema