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Navigating Divorce in San Luis Obispo: Mediation vs. Litigation

Navigating Divorce in San Luis Obispo: Mediation vs. Litigation

When the decision to file for divorce arises in San Luis Obispo County, choosing between divorce mediation and litigation can significantly impact your case and family wellbeing. This post explains the key differences between the two paths, equipping you to make an...

Insight Coaching: the Benefits of Curiosity

Insight Coaching: the Benefits of Curiosity

I have been struck by the focus on curiosity in my Insight Mediation class. This is the same focus on powerful curious questions central to the coaching practice sometimes referred to as Insight Coaching. Why is curiosity so powerful in both arenas? And why is...

Life Lessons: Learning the Guitar

Life Lessons: Learning the Guitar

Although my work as a Divorce Mediator and life coach doesn’t usually involve giving advice or sharing words of wisdom, I do ask clients to notice what they are learning as they go through some of the challenges they face. The most powerful aspect of both coaching and...

The Buddhist Divorce: A Road Less Traveled.

The Buddhist Divorce: A Road Less Traveled.

In a world of stressful and often-turbulent divorces, there is an alternative path to consider. Drawing from Buddhist philosophy, this post invites divorcing spouses (and their professional assistants), to connect with their higher nature and see this transformative...

Divorce in California: An Overview

Divorce in California: An Overview

Few things are more emotionally challenging than getting a divorce.  And when children are involved, the situation becomes even more complicated.  The termination of a marriage can impact you financially, emotionally, and physically.  You are faced with issues such as...

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Clients in Divorce

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Clients in Divorce

Stephen Covey’s seminal book on productivity and personal transformation, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has a lot to teach us in how to be effective at moving through divorce. Here is an introduction: Habit 1 – Be Proactive. Take responsibility for your own...