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Wife’s Nephew Died – How Do I Be There For Her?

Q: Allana, my wife recently had a family member pass away in a tragic accident. My issue is due to the manner of which the family member died, it was a troubling situation gone terribly wrong and he was shot and killed. I am having a hard time providing comfort without sounding bias or disconnected. I didn’t know the kid. He was only 19, but she is taking it every hard. How can I be there for her when I can’t empathize with her.

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3 Ways to stay SANE during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner can be sooo yummy and joyous… AND it can trigger old family wounds and drive you bonkers. Here are three ways to support yourself in having the best experience this year and every family gathering.

  1. Make it a Spiritual Practice
  2. Let yourself be Distracted
  3. Don’t go (OMG I actually said that out loud)

As I explain these scenarios, see if any resonate with you as a point of view that would bring you more joy, that would create the space for you to be you no matter what so-and-so said, and if they give you the added energy to navigate this being your most joyous Thanksgiving and Holiday season yet.

And, let me know how they went! Sending you huge delicious love!

~ Allana xoxoxo