Category: Reflective Practice

When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening author.

When Words Fail Us – Creating Safe Space for Empathetic Listening

The call came in at 2:05 a.m. The 911 operator who took the call was a veteran of many years....

By Mordechai Rhine
Is Mediation like Quantum Physics? author.

Is Mediation like Quantum Physics?

Browsing the internet for inspiration, I came upon an article in Live Science concerning quantum physics entitled “Does reality exist...

By Phyllis Pollack
Reflections on Civility and Ethics author.

Reflections on Civility and Ethics

This article discusses some civility and ethical issues we experience in our professional practices. While accepting the Republican presidential nomination...

By Lee Hornberger
Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation author.

Pele’s Magic, Match and Mediation

The 2022 World Cup pageant is being staged in Doha of Qatar, and all interests and attentions are riveted to...

By Mukti Rijal
Reflections: Your Year with Conflict and Courage author.

Reflections: Your Year with Conflict and Courage

Reflections: How did you do this year with conflict and courage? I’ve been reflecting on 2022 and the courage my...

By Lorraine Segal
Expand Self-aware Consciousness at Work author.

Expand Self-aware Consciousness at Work

Since I started writing these articles, I have posted numerous discussions on various aspects of consciousness, conflict, truth, and resolution....

By Ralph Kilmann
When Mediation Conduct Goes Wrong author.

When Mediation Conduct Goes Wrong

By Deborah S Ballati, Esq. and Patricia H. Thompson Esq. FCIARB While most mediation participants act professionally, with courtesy and...

By Patricia Thompson
Name-Calling in Conflict author.

Name-Calling in Conflict

Even though we know that name-calling is infantile, sometimes in the heat of anger, we realize we have resorted to...

By Cinnie Noble
Great Reads Book Club – Hesha Abrams, interviewed by John DeGroote author.

Great Reads Book Club – Hesha Abrams, interviewed by John DeGroote

The October 2022 edition of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: "Holding the Calm: The Secret to Resolving Conflict and Defusing...

By Hesha Abram, John DeGroote
Don’t Wait For Others; Be The Change author.

Don’t Wait For Others; Be The Change

Unmanaged conflict can result in feeling trapped and miserable at work, caught in negative looping relationships that are tit-for-tat, ripe...

By Merry Brown
Self-compassion is the Elixir of Life author.

Self-compassion is the Elixir of Life

Are you tired of being so hard on yourself? Are you longing to create within yourself a shimmering place of...

By Sarah Peyton
Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice? author.

Self-determination versus Protection: A False Choice?

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety” - Ben...

By Tara West
Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory author.

Logic, Emotions and Values: 40 Years of Negotiation Style and Decision Theory

Much has been written about negotiation style and decision theory in the last 40 years. Getting to Yes was a sensation in...

By Faith Ireland
Turn your Mistakes into Stories author.

Turn your Mistakes into Stories

How did you learn to turn your mistakes into stories? This was the thoughtful question Alesia Grace Thompson asked me...

By Lorraine Segal
About Forgiving author.

About Forgiving

“Forgiveness means giving up all hope of a better past.” Lily Tomlin Forgiving is complex. Among other things, forgiveness means being...

By Cinnie Noble
7 Ways to Get Rid of Unhealthy Mindsets author.

7 Ways to Get Rid of Unhealthy Mindsets

An unhealthy mindset is a common vice we all struggle to get rid of. Tips like acknowledging the negative thoughts,...

By Lia Medvedeva
Christian Aspects of Mediation / Dialogue (A Reflection) author.

Christian Aspects of Mediation / Dialogue (A Reflection)

Being a facilitative mediator and mediator trainer has exposed me to intense situations and forced me to rethink my Christian...

By Charlie Young
“When ‘Happily Ever After…’ becomes ‘Under Construction Forever After’”* author.

“When ‘Happily Ever After…’ becomes ‘Under Construction Forever After’”*

Review of Ellen Bruno’s Documentary Film, Split Up—The Teen Years Back in 2013, I reviewed for Mediate.com a documentary titled...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review author.

The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review

This is a book review by David Hubbard of the book "The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution" by...

By David Hubbard

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