Posts Tagged ‘holding space’

I Needed an ICU Doula

I Needed an ICU Doula That “circle of life” is far less romantic than in animated movies with lions in them. There is more sadness and helplessness than drama as you watch a loved one suffer. I spent several weeks last Winter in the ICU (intensive care unit) at my local hospital watching a family…

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Holding Space: The Art of Doula Work

What does it mean to “hold space”? To hold space it to walk along with someone on their journey without seeking to influence it with our own desires. Simply put, to hold space, one is just there, supporting without judging and without agenda. In truth, we all crave the simple companionship of one who “holds…

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