Monthly Archives: May 2009

High Conflict and Sole Custody

As a mediator, I’m particularly interested in how I can support a client to get clearer about their conflict situation (in the transformative mediation framework, empowerment) as well as about how the other person sees things (recognition).  As a conversation … Continue reading

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The Power of Meditation

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Connection through Differences

Relational ideology sees human identity consisting at one and the same time of a sense of personal autonomy and agency, and of a deep sense of connection with others.  This is central to the transformative model of mediation in that … Continue reading

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Tea – From Field to Cup

If truth be told, I’m especially fond of India black tea, but here in any case, is a video on how China tea travels from the field to the cup that is quite instructive.  (H/T: the voice of tea)

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Beautiful … even if tea bag was used instead of loose tea! more about “Tea-Making“, posted with vodpod (H/T: the voice of tea)

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Family Law: To Litigate or Mediate, that’s the Question

Here’s the link to an interesting feature that appeared in the Toronto Star on May 8th.  The headline says it all: “1 divorce: 54 hearings, [6 years] 5 judges, $200,000 “.  It highlights a specific divorce case to make the … Continue reading

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