/hōld/ | verb

dicionary definition: to be able to bear (the weight of a person or thing)

This activity will prompt you with questions revolving around the word “hold”. Consider conceptual, rather than literal meanings

examples can include: thoughts, feelings, resentment, grief, space, people, flaws, narratives, trauma

*Note: your answers do not have to revolve around any of these, they are simply here to guide you into thinking deeper about what “hold” can mean to you.

Creator's Interpretation

To hold something is to gently see that thing in its entirety, to face its flaws with compassion while acknowledging the potential it has.

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ⓘ Click for instructions!


  1. Answer each of these reflective questions! (how you interpret the question and whatever you write is up to you)
  2. Click the next and back buttons to move in between questions
  3. When you are finished answering all the questions click "I'm Done!" to see all your answers at once and get the option to email them to yourself

    (note: the emailing option isn't actually coded yet, but there are pretty buttons there for you to look at!!)

Healing is a (non-linear) process, remember to stay kind to yourselves.

Keep these words as a reminder for where you are at and where you want to go.

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To find info on self & community care, see "RESOURCES"