A: When Olivia was two, she had a crazy-high fever and a seizure. When we got home from the hospital, I was afraid for her to go to sleep so we stayed up all night and watched cartoons. A: I’m so lucky to be doing what I love, on my terms. I was already well into this career when I got divorced. Q: When your status shifted from being married to being a single mom, did you feel a shift in your community? I don’t think people knew what to do with me or what to say to me, so they just didn’t include me. (They realized it, too.) Q: Were there specific resources that helped you during your divorce? Sure, it hurts sometimes, even still—having to experience things in a nontraditional and unexpected way—but I realized I wasn’t actually alone.
In one of the cartoons, a boy says to his dad that he wished Christmas was every day. but a great idea for a movie: meets Christmas—a guy gets stuck in Christmas. I want to get more things made, of course—and make more money—but I’m on the path I want to be on. A: My ex came home from a business trip 15 years ago and said he didn’t want to be married to someone in the entertainment business. It’s me.” (Um, yeah.) I told him he’d turned my life into a gross cliché, but the truth was I didn’t love him the way he deserved. I was a crap wife focusing on my career and not him. ) It took me a while to realize, but it was the best thing to happen to me. Rather, it just wasn’t what I thought my life would look like as a parent. But after trolling and slutting around for 15 years and dating guys everyone hated, I finally met the man of my dreams .
I chose not to fight with him and instead focus my energy on what I wanted, which was to be happy again.
Q: What’s been your greatest career accomplishment so far? Q: Where would you like to see your career down the line? But eventually I realized that my life was so much more awesome than their married lives. I was panicked and felt like I had to do things to improve myself, to help . The friends who watched Olivia when I needed to work or went places with me when I couldn’t brave it alone. Q: Was there a defining moment that drove home you were raising a child alone? From moment one, I was the annoying martyr telling people I was a single mother. The reality is I had so much love around me, and my daughter has an excellent father. Born in Poughkeepsie, New York, Pesce went off to college with the intention of studying nursing. God bless nurses.” Instead, she studied business administration and circuitously became a “happiness expert.” Now residing in Beacon, New York, with her husband of 15 years and her dog, Beabull, she contends, “I spend most of my time on my couch, in yoga pants, with my dog.” on Mix 97.7 FM, where she and Fox News legal analyst Jonna Spilbor interview guests and dish advice. One day I walked up behind my ex and heard him tell another woman he loved her.In addition, Pesce speaks on happiness at schools, colleges, and workplaces, and for various networking and women’s groups.(Little Pink Press, 2017), is 74 pages of full-color Instagram-inspired posts—positive, encouraging sayings and images to “help shape our thoughts and worlds.” Each image contains the color pink, with categories such as #doyou, #havefaith, #bekind, and so on. I was devastated but also knew what happened with my marriage would not dictate the future course of my life—but my response would.So Meisinger did what any other red-blooded, confused Phi Beta Kappa college graduate would do: she got a roommate and a job as a temp. A: It has changed so many times over the years since my divorce. I rarely look at my accomplishments as anything that extraordinary. She “floated” on the Sony lot and ended up as the assistant to one of the hottest studio executives in Hollywood, Kevin Misher. I think that so many of us fall prey to things then allow them to define us. In some weird way it seems like it’s easier and less effort to allow this to happen—to just give in. Happiness is a discipline, like any other discipline. As rudimentary is it sounds, when I was a teen and I felt depression coming on for any reason, I made a list of the things that made me happy.