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Meditation: Three Insights For a Kinder Divorce

It’s no accident that the words meditation and mediation are so similar. Both espouse a “middle way” focusing on becoming centered and self-aware and allowing one to engage in compassionate communication. As a practitioner of meditation and a certified divorce mediator, I’m constantly learning from both of these techniques and how each one benefits the […]

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Finances in Divorce Mediation

Divorce is generally one of the most stressful and expensive times of a person’s life. But it doesn’t have to be.  Your life is in upheaval emotionally and financially. Your mind probably isn’t clear and you may be throwing money at “professionals” who you think you may need.  The most important tools we have during […]

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Time and Perspective in Mediation

Time Time: In one of my earlier mediation cases, the couple was finding it difficult to impossible to move forward in the negotiation process. It seemed as though they couldn’t agree on anything. One of the parties was visibly angry. She felt the divorce was “sprung” on her and she clearly would have rather been […]

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The Important Piece of Divorce Mediator

Divorce Mediator As a divorce mediator, I’m  always on my megaphone espousing the many benefits of mediation for the divorcing couple. The list is long and there is much to gain from traveling this route.  A good example is how there are only winners, no losers in divorce mediation.    A well planned and executed divorce […]

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Removing the Shame of Divorce

Removing the Shame of Divorce Even though divorce is quite common in our society there is an unfortunate stigma and shame still attached to it. Couples often feel shame and embarrassment about their “failure”.  Somehow they are inferior for allowing this to happen to their relationship. This leads to many issues being swept under the […]

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Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice Freedom When conducting a mediation, the single most important thing is that the parties have freedom to make their own decisions in a comfortable environment free of coercion. As mediators we should abstain from passing judgment on our clients and instead merely serve as a guide in facilitating a resolution. Meaning, we […]

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Only Winners Here

Divorce is war! In war, there is inevitably a winner and loser. Who will get the kids, the money, the respect, the house? Parties fight it out bitterly so they can be the ones to come out on top and their ex on the bottom. How long will it take for you to achieve victory? […]

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Welcome to Divorce Harmony Mediation!

  Mediation Welcome To Divorce Harmony Mediation, The New Way To Divorce Hi everyone! Welcome to the all new way to divorce (hint MEDIATION) PEACEFULLY HOPEFULLY MINDFULLY CONFIDENTLY INTELLIGENTLY EFFICIENTLY Welcome to Divorce Harmony Mediation, The New Way To Divorce Does this sound impossible?? How can you have a pleasant experience when divorcing? What if […]