Opting Mediation: a difficult decision or a courageous choice?

Opting Mediation: a difficult decision or a courageous choice? While studying the psychology of the mediation concept, I am thinking - if I were the affected one in any given situation, would I opt for mediation talk out OR respond with an angry fist, or angry legal notice, or angry silent tactic by excommunicating the…

From the 1918 influenza pandemic time and Gandhi’s role as an Arbitrator.

From the 1918 influenza pandemic time and Gandhi’s role as an Arbitrator. A hobby of reading books reaps incredible benefits. This Covid-19 pandemic lock-down season lends me the luxury time to read plenty of books. This week I randomly chose to read this book from my bookshelf. I particularly cannot remember when the book was…

Online discussion with two distant mentees.

Online discussion with two distant mentees. This screenshot from our online zoom learning class, we are learning about Conflict Resolution Spectrum & Mediation. Me Amee Dharamshi from Bengaluru with two mediation mentees Bhavya Sharma from Haryana and Yuvraj Mittal from Rajasthan. What are my mentees teaching me? 1. Explaining mediation in vernacular language. I learnt…

As a young-in-age mediator, another step ahead.

As a young-in-age mediator, another step ahead. Here's some sharing from my mediation diary.. From past 8 months, since my return to India from Hong Kong, I have been going ahead meeting people as part of my field-research to understand the diverse perspectives of people here towards mediation. Mediation in India exists since ages. But…

Rape. Encounter. different roles. different thoughts.

Rape. Encounter. different roles. different thoughts. the society we live in, families are already cautious (synonym = restrictive), but every time the news of rape flashes, family members become extra cautious about the schedules requiring to be out of home after sunset, when the rape news flashed, for a day or two, my stepping out…

Hunger and Conflict. bigger picture.

Hunger and Conflict. bigger picture. Hunger and Conflict. hunger and conflict is 'The' research topic for the war countries. how a war can lead to disturbance in the community and cause severe negative displacement for the people with the food insecurity. yes, that's about it when at War. What did we get here by feeding…

Walking alone alongside the whole community.

Walking alone alongside the whole community. The world is talking. A year back, there wasn't as much alarm as today, i.e. around me. to specifically focus on conflicts or options as to how we would like to resolve our own conflicts. There are several communities - global level, national level, at city level, at individual…

4 weeks of mediation advocacy.

4 weeks of mediation advocacy. It was on 04 May 2019 I landed in Bengaluru, India - with two motives. One, to return to my home country. Two, to start my full-time private mediation practice. A decision to travel from a country which had no single day of 'no-mediation task' to a country which has…