The Spiral Path Blog 

Life is never as linear as the calendar might suggest. We move in and out and back and forth, learning and relearning, passing through grief, joy, complexity, fear, disruption, ease – and all of the states in between. Here at the Centre for Holding Space, we want to offer you some reflections for The Spiral Path you’re on, to help you hold space for yourself while you hold space for others.
What’s the opposite of holding space?

What’s the opposite of holding space?

During an interview for a podcast recently, I was asked “what’s the opposite of holding space?”  Though I’ve done many interviews on the subject of holding space since the original post went viral, that’s the first time I’ve been asked that question. As is typically...

Holding liminal space

Holding liminal space

“I’m holding space for you.” That phrase has become more and more common in our vernacular lately, and there’s a part of me that delights in hearing it and a part of me that sometimes cringes. The part that cringes is the part that hears the cliché that that phrase...

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