Shavanare and Valuing Difference

Shavanare points out how many of us shape our perception of ourselves based on the perception of others. I believe as a result that to reverse this process we must begin defining ourselves by our own distinct perceptions.

Reclaiming the Space – Ch. 4 – Shannique and a Positive Perspective

Hey guys. Welcome back to Reclaiming the Space 🙂 This week I’m inviting you to read with me about Shannique’s uplifting experience as a girl with a gap. Next week join us again for another podcast. Shannique is from the beautiful island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. We have been close friends for…

Reclaiming the Space – Ch. 2 – Shazelle and the Fountain of Youth

“I think my smile is just awesome with it [a gap], like a bit impish and also innocent in a way because it gives off this child appearance. But I’ve also found that persons really like my smile and it makes me easily approachable.” Shazelle points out thoughtfully. Though well into her twenties, Shazelle has…

Reclaiming the Space – Ch. 1 – Jacinth and a Handful of Tales

Hey everyone! Today is very special to me because it marks the advent of an operation dear to my heart. This is the first of a mini series you can expect over the next few weeks called Reclaiming the Space. Here I’m going to facilitate discussion on having a gap otherwise known as “space teeth” and…