Next to coping with death, coping with divorce is said to be one of the most stressful, trying experiences that one undergoes in a lifetime. Most divorcees often experience periods of sadness, resentment, anger, hopelessness, and loss. Emotions begin to rage and vary greatly. Divorcees begin to question whether they will return to a state or happiness or not. It is a major experience that takes plenty of time, love, and support to overcome. Many seek out professional assistance from counselors or therapists, or assistance from family members and other loved ones. One option, however, that has proven to help to cope divorcees is mediation. Divorce mediation on Long Island can be extremely beneficial to all parties involved.
Mediation, as a whole, has become increasingly popular with the invention of meditation apps for smartphones and the openings of meditation studios across the nation. Mediation programs and techniques are now easily accessible. Experts find that meditation should be viewed as a first option, rather than turning to medication as mediation has been shown to be able to:
- Relieve stress
- Treat mental health disorders
- Increase self-awareness
Divorce mediation on Long Island also has other additional benefits for those willing to indulge and participate. It is not an exercise that has to consume one’s whole day. Participants can start by meditating for just 5 minutes every morning, upon waking up. This will aid participants in starting their day with a peaceful, relaxed state of mind. Mediation will help calm one’s emotions and bring them back to a healthy place, especially those with raging, jumbled emotions during the divorce process.
For those feeling stressed and emotionally unstable during the divorce process, try simple mediation tasks at home before resorting to medical intervention. It is a much healthier and natural way to cope and has proven to work in many divorcees.
At Simonetti & Associates located in Woodbury, New York, we serve clients all over Long Island, aiding them through the divorce process as painfully and stress-free as possible. Give us a call at 516-248-5600 for a free consultation. Let’s discuss the next steps in your divorce process, and remember to just breathe! We’ll take it from here.