Strength animals are symbolic representations of personal qualities, traits, or characteristics that individuals connect with or find empowering. These animals are often chosen or created during an intervention a way to express and explore inner strengths.
In this activity pack individuals are asked to think about, select, or visualise an animal that represents qualities they admire or aspire to possess. For example, someone who seeks courage might choose a lion as their strength animal, while another person looking for resilience might select a turtle.
The process of creating or depicting these strength animals, allows individuals to connect with and embody the qualities they associate with the chosen animal. It can serve as a reminder of their inner strengths and resilience, providing a visual anchor during difficult times.
Strength animals can be powerful symbols that facilitate self-reflection, empowerment, and personal growth. They provide a tangible representation of the qualities individuals possess or wish to cultivate, serving as sources of inspiration and motivation. Through engagement with these strength animals, individuals can explore and strengthen their own inner resources.