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…

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…

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…

As a young-in-age mediator.

As a young-in-age mediator. With an aim to be that one person who can assist people in resolving their conflicts and disputes, I joined the legal profession. In the earlier days, as a young lawyer, I spent my time in and around the court premises with my fellow lawyer friends and senior lawyers to understand…