A SAFE SPACE? What is that? What do I mean when talking about being in a safe space? What makes a space SAFE?
A safe space has multiple layers. Its not just about being in an enclosed space with a trusted person, i.e. a counsellor or group therapy with a facilitator. Its not just about the relaxing music that might be played or the candles, Buddhas and crystals placed around the room, like a spa or massage centre. Its not just about the sensory aesthetics, having the right
Potential? What is that? What does it mean? What's 'realising' it? What's NOT fulfilling it? The constant narrative I've heard from teachers, managers, even friends: 'You have a lot of potential'. So I've spent many years living in the cage of this narrative: 'I have potential'. Which means I've never reached it, fulfilled it or truly lived it. Leaving me constantly frustrated, irritated and often enraged... 'I HAVE POTENTIAL, WHY HAVE I NOT REACHED IT?!' So today, for the um