Thanksgiving dinner
Evan Zayas waits at the dining room table where an empty place setting for his recently deceased grandmother Ana Martinez rests at the head before Thanksgiving dinner, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Deer Park, N.Y. Courtesy of John Minchillo / Associated Press
Thanksgiving dinner
Evan Zayas waits at the dining room table where an empty place setting for his recently deceased grandmother Ana Martinez rests at the head before Thanksgiving dinner, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Deer Park, N.Y. Courtesy of John Minchillo / Associated Press

Thanksgiving can be a lonely time for many and a tense time for others.

Reset checks in with a mediator about the epidemic of loneliness in the U.S. and how to have more meaningful relationships, even with family and friends who hold different beliefs.

GUEST: Mina Patel, mediator, filmmaker and co-founder/director of Republic of Kindness

Thanksgiving dinner
Evan Zayas waits at the dining room table where an empty place setting for his recently deceased grandmother Ana Martinez rests at the head before Thanksgiving dinner, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Deer Park, N.Y. Courtesy of John Minchillo / Associated Press
Thanksgiving dinner
Evan Zayas waits at the dining room table where an empty place setting for his recently deceased grandmother Ana Martinez rests at the head before Thanksgiving dinner, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, in Deer Park, N.Y. Courtesy of John Minchillo / Associated Press

Thanksgiving can be a lonely time for many and a tense time for others.

Reset checks in with a mediator about the epidemic of loneliness in the U.S. and how to have more meaningful relationships, even with family and friends who hold different beliefs.

GUEST: Mina Patel, mediator, filmmaker and co-founder/director of Republic of Kindness