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.
Many years ago, a friend sent me Heather’s essay, What It Means To “Hold Space” For People, Plus Eight Tips On How To Do It Well. She thought this was “right up my alley” … it was! I had recently finished a certification program on line and was feeling empty. The program was solid, the tools were solid, my fellow graduates were energetically designing websites, writing business plans, setting monetary goals …. all valid – but I couldn’t find the heart. And then – poof! Heather
-How to Hold Space Foundation Program Participant