The Colibri symbolizes the pleasure of life and the lightness of being. Those who have the hummingbird as a totem are invited to enjoy the sweetness of life, eliminating negativity wherever it may be and expressing love fully in their daily activities. This fascinating bird is capable of the most incredible feats despite its small size, such as traveling huge distances or being able to fly backwards. By affinity with the hummingbird, those who have this bird as a totem can be encouraged to develop their adaptability and flexibility while maintaining a playful and optimistic outlook. In some native cultures the hummingbird is also associated with immortality with the warrior's soul and as a messenger of the Spirit.