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Dr. Marissa gives Advice for Control Freaks and Perfectionists

Dr. Marissa gives Advice for Control Freaks and Perfectionists

In this episode Dr. Marissa, aka the kinder gentler Dr. Laura, helps callers balance their life tires and smog check their BS belief systems that are getting in the way of their ability to be happy 88% of the time. Kara from LA scores high on both of the job/career and health/well-being scales, but has some work to do in the area of relationships...specifically with her 'wasband's' family. Dr. Marissa tries to help her be a recovering control freak so that she isn't so frustrated when people don't do or say what she wants them to do. Balance tools include validating your own choices and finding the middle between being a doormat or wall-to-wall carpet and the other extreme of spitting out the poison that is shot at her. The phenomenon of the Pygmalian Effect of seeing what you believe is part of her homework… to find what is good about her in-laws so that she can begin to see the good that they do do instead of only the bad . Rhenee asks what how she can make her business more successf