"I was fired at the pinnacle of my career, on my 39th birthday. And in the year that followed, I learned that there are many psychological phases of being 'let go.'"
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Mika Brzezinski on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Mika Brzezinski on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Mika Brzezinski on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Mika Brzezinski on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Mika Brzezinski on Brian Tracy
"I try my best to be extremely disciplined about my diet."
"I realize that of all people, I am no expert on parenting or marriage."
"I suffered from a mild case of postpartum depression after my second child and the physical challenge of maintaining an overnight shift at CBS, a marriage, and two in diapers made the symptoms worse and everyone in the house paid the price."
"For many women, going back to work a few months after having a baby is overwhelming and unmanageable. As strange as it may seem, things get even more difficult for a working mom after the second and third baby arrive. By that time, the romance of being a modern 'superwoman' wears off and reality sets in."
"I am up at 3:30, reading the op-ed pages and getting ready to be on the air by 6 A.M. on the set of 'Morning Joe,' and after three hours of TV and two hours on the radio, it is only 12 noon."