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Women, life, happiness
  • “I’m so tired of arguing with my teenager.”

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    February 25th, 2011Keryl PesceFamily and Relationships, Life in general

    "I don't know what to do anymore. Honestly, I'm emotionally drained and exhausted. All I want is what's best for my child, but it seems he fights me on everything. And I mean, everything. He won't do anything I ask him to do, but his friends call and he jumps through hoops. How do I get him to listen to me?"

    The answer lies in what you just said. Here's a hint. You just told me his friends have more influence with him than you do. There's a reason for that, and you'll understand why by the time you continue »

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  • “Be careful what you wish for!”

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    February 11th, 2011Keryl PesceLife in general

    Growing up, I'd sooner eat my vegetables, clean my room and do my homework early (without being told) before I'd admit my mother was right. I suppose now that I actually DO like vegetables, a clean house and am diligently self-employed, I can say it.

    "Mom, you were right . . . again."

    Our moms were full of words of wisdom disguised as complete adult nonsense when we were kids, weren't they? 

    "Be nice to your sister. You will like her and need her someday."

    "Ha! Never!" As I plotted my next covert continue »

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    February 2nd, 2011Keryl PesceLife in general, Stress and Guilt, Work

    "I'm so unhappy in my job right now. I work my ass off, but no one seems to notice. This job is a complete dead end, but what choice do I have? The job market is impossible right now. I'm stuck."

    OK, pay close attention, because I've got breaking news for you. Ready?

    There is no such thing as a dead end job. None.

    Your knee-jerk reaction is to continue »

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