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Subject:  Re: OT: staying motivated with decision Date:  6/17/2002  3:26 PM
Author:  twitchycat Number:  130839 of 308369

She's the one that constantly belittles my mother for following her dreams by saying things like, "we all have to work jobs we don't like."

Wow, that one comment alone is pretty telling. Not to diss your grandma, but she sounds pretty negative. There probably isn't much you can do about her attitude (after all, she is your grandma), but you don't have to believe in her *ahem* attitude towards work. You don't have to work a job you don't life. You don't have to become bitter in your later years because you see others getting a chance that perhaps you didn't get. And you don't have to put up with mediocrity when you know you've got a whole load of greatness just waiting to burst out into your life.

So give your grandma a hug the next time she tries to talk down your dream, thank her for her concern, and let her know you think she should lighten up.

-Danielle ( loves her very similar grandma)
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