Military Veterans as Exceptional Mediators

Military Veterans as Exceptional Mediators: Forged in Service Introduction Transitioning from military to civilian life presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities for veterans. Among these opportunities is the potential for veterans to excel in roles that require strong leadership, communication, and conflict resolution skills, such as mediation. In this blog, we will explore […]

The Power of Presence: Harnessing Active Listening in Mediation

In the fast-paced world we navigate daily, finding moments of genuine connection can be challenging. Enter mediation—an invaluable space where active listening becomes a guiding force, steering conversations toward resolution and understanding. Active Listening: The Heartbeat of Mediation At the core of successful mediation lies the art of active listening. It’s more than just hearing […]

Open the Door to your Heart

Open the Door to your Heart                                                                                                                              By Mary Megna Sometimes tension in a relationship is not due to bad behavior or hurtful words. Instead trouble comes knocking to those that choose to compartmentalize or stuff their feelings. For example, an upsetting day at work is left unsaid to avoid the expected unwanted advice and eventual […]

The Value of Suffering

The Value of Suffering  Written by Mary Megna   We all suffer. Pounding headaches, aching backs, and common colds plague our daily lives. In addition, more serious forms of physical suffering such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer invade unwantedly. Occurring with identical intensity is the emotional side of suffering ranging from hurt feelings, a broken […]