And in this, Others have a Voice. Others were Empowered. Others were Validated
This was not something Dr Ford set out to do, to change the world, to become a historic figure in the Me-Too Movement. This was not a career move. You do not have to be the biggest, loudest most impressive to make epic change. There is a PROFOUND MAGIC that can occur when an individual has their voice heard, their needs met, their personal experience validated. Giving someone that safe space to feel accepted and witnessed is incredibly powerful. You do not need to be a cardio thoracic god, a powerful lawyer or an environmental engineer to make a difference. You just need to
Be the person you needed when you were younger.” ― Ayesha Siddiqi
response, minimizing stress hormones and encourage the nervous system to relax and release healing hormones (oxytocin, dopamine and endorphins.) We can literally dissolve feelings of disconnection.
Creating connection can and does change the trajectory of lives.
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