#68 Calm – ‘Finding Your Safe Space’

Mindfump.

The safe space concept has a pretty bad reputation, in all my 3 and a half minutes of research I managed to find upwards of two examples where they were derided. I should point out that there’s a bit of a job share going on here. There are a couple of different uses for the concept. In higher education a safe space is a place where universities, in their quest for loads of cash knowledge, stop people talking about certain things in certain areas. The other kind is typically reserved for mental health sufferers who physically or mentally go to a place in which they feel safe. Hence the appropriately named ‘safe space’.

The safe space can be a life line, a place to regroup and recharge. A place to block out the catalytic aggressors, whoever or whatever they may be. These spaces can be anything or anywhere; a wonderful view…

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