All posts by simplediv8351

Choosing the right Mediator

If you've decided to use Mediation you are already on a great path. Now you have to choose the right Mediator for you and your situation. Here are few tips for finding the right Mediator for you. Step One: Search for the topic of your particular dispute on a site such as Google and be specific. For example, if you are getting a divorce start by searching "divorce mediation" or if you're having a dispute with a neighbor or potential new business search for "community mediation." While that may sound like a given, searching only for "mediation" may leave you sorting...Read More
Feeling the earth under your feet is the fasted way to get grounded.

3 Easy Ways to Get Grounded!

Why get grounded? Sometimes we feel disconnected, out of touch or lost. As a result we need ways to shake that feeling. Here are 3 easy ways you can get grounded today! 1) Kick your shoes off! Start simply. Go put those feet in the dirt or grass. The result is a free and easy grounding. Now get walking. Even a trip out to get the mail in your bare feet and you'll notice an immediate sense of connection. First, is your balance different? Next, can you feel grass moving between your toes? Finally, how does the temperature feel coming through the arch of your foot?...Read More
Dirty Hands!

Getting Grounded, Part 1

As kids, we dreaded the thought of getting grounded. Now, as adults we need to learn to recapture those words for good. Let's explore the idea of getting grounded as adults. There are so many ways to do it and so many things we can gain from it! In order to give it the proper attention we will be hosting a series of "Getting Grounded" posts. Read on and stay tuned! What does "Getting Grounded" mean? Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines "grounded" as: mentally and emotionally stable:  admirably sensible, realistic, and unpretentious ex. remains grounded despite all the praise and attention. As children we are...Read More

Court Snow Days? What to know about Court closings.

If you have a court date during the winter months you may be wondering, "does the court have snow days?" The short answer is "Yes, they do!" Though they are rare, the courts in Connecticut do, on occasion, have court snow days due to severe weather. Do you have a divorce case or other family matter scheduled this winter? if you do, here's what you need to know. The weather forecast for my court date looks pretty bad... If you are preparing for a court date and see the weather forecast looks like the weather might be bad here's a...Read More
Working Together

Divorce Lawyer & Mediator – Working for you.

[caption id="attachment_144" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Choosing to bring in a Mediator even if you and your spouse each have your own Divorce Lawyer can save you from the cost and stress of a trial.[/caption] Divorce Lawyers and Mediators - How they can work together for you. Let's say that you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse are looking into divorce. One of the first decisions you will need to make is how to handle it. Will you each retain your own Divorce Lawyer? Perhaps you want to speak with a Mediator? Sometimes you may even try to go it alone. Finding the right...Read More