ASK YOUR RELATIVE QUESTIONS

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Dear Auntie, what are you grateful for this year?

I love this question! In reflecting back on this crazy year, one thing that stuck with me was when we first started hearing and preparing for COVID, I, probably alongside most of the world, was looking at the world infection maps. Maps that showed varying sizes of red dots indicating how many cases each country had. Over the course of…

Auntie’s 20 for 2020

Hi there! In light of the New Year, I’d like to share with you 20 of my goals for the new decade: 1.Belly laugh more often 2.Hug more 3.Talk more 4.Take in my family 5.Eat beautiful food 6.No animal flesh 7.Have more diverse friends 8.Journal more often 9.Study yoga 10.Keep adventuring 11.Kick fear in the teeth 12.Consume less 13.Give freelywhat…

How can I become a Superhero?

How can I become a Superhero? What a wonderful question. We can all be superhero’s and there are some real superheroes walking among us every day. To be a good superhero you need: Courage. Courage and bravery leap to mind first when we think of heroism. … Selflessness. True leaders always put others first. … Humility. Nothing makes a heroic…

I’m struggling in school, it’s all too much

I’m struggling in school, it’s all too much. Not doing as well as you expected in school can be really tough. You might be feeling a variety of feelings of disappointment, and confusion. I want you to know that YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Here are some suggestions that can help you manage the situation: Talking to another person can be…

My white family is disrespectful of native culture. What do I do?

My white family is disrespectful of native culture. What do I do? Not being appreciated for your native heritage can be difficult, especially if it’s coming from your family members who you want to love and respect. There are a couple of things you can do:  Educate – if you feel up to the challenge; start to teach your family…

Face depression and anxiety

Hi, I’m from the Southern Ute and Jicarilla Apache tribe. I face depression and anxiety. I was wondering if you have a way of solving the depression and anxiety?” Thank you so much for writing in. I commend you for following your gut to get help. There are certainly things you can do to manage your depression and anxiety. Unfortunately,…

Can I ask my own Auntie to buy me a new iPhone?

Can I ask my own Auntie to buy me a new iPhone? You can, but you might get slapped up side the head, or get a “yeah right”. Approach with caution young one. In all seriousness, if you’re really looking for ways to get an iPhone and you don’t have a job, think about ways you could earn money, or…

What should I do this summer?

 What should I do this summer?  Hey there. Good question! So when I first thought of this question, I thought, ‘Oh, well I’ve got a list of things you could do!’ But, then I thought of how rare it was for me as a teenager to actually think about what I wanted to do with my time, much less to…
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