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Good Girls Get Rich Podcast

Nov 6, 2023

This week’s episode of Good Girls Get Rich is brought to you by Uplevel Media CEO and LinkedIn expert, Karen Yankovich. In this episode, guest Dr. Cynthia Hawver shares how to overcome burnout and prioritize self-care.

Dr. Cynthia Hawver is a licensed psychologist, certified coach, host of The Mama Shrink Podcast, writer, and speaker. Her specialty area is working with moms at midlife in the midst of parenting, with a speciality focus on burnout. She developed a three staged model of burnout and dives deep into what is underneath the burnout to get at the roots.


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About the Episode:

In this inspiring episode of the Good Girls Get Rich podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Cynthia Hawver, a highly respected psychologist and therapist, about her incredible mission to empower women and tackle burnout head-on. Dr. Hawver shared invaluable insights and strategies aimed at helping women overcome challenges, embrace self-care, and achieve their goals.

 Introduction to Dr. Cynthia Hawver:

I introduced my listeners to Dr. Cynthia Hawver, a compassionate psychologist, therapist, and the host of the Mama Shrink Podcast. Driven by her passion to assist women in overcoming burnout and leading fulfilling lives, she's become a beacon of support for many. 

Recognizing and Addressing Burnout:

Dr. Hawver and I delved into the subtle signs of burnout, emphasizing the critical importance of early recognition. Drawing from her personal experiences, she shared practical tips and powerful insights, enabling our listeners to proactively prioritize their well-being.

Importance of Boundaries and Self-Care:

Our conversation underscored the significance of establishing boundaries and practicing self-care rituals. Dr. Hawver emphasized the transformative impact of surrounding oneself with supportive individuals. We discussed the essential need for investing in personal growth and development, which ultimately leads to a happier, more fulfilled life.

Empowering Women through Coaching:

Dr. Hawver revealed her transition from therapy to coaching, focusing on empowering women who are prepared to elevate their lives. She highlighted the profound importance of investing in oneself, shedding light on how this investment not only transforms the individual but also positively influences everyone in their sphere.

Taking the Mama Burnout Quiz:

Dr. Hawver introduced the Mama Burnout Quiz, a valuable tool tailored to help women assess their burnout levels. By acknowledging their situations, women can take proactive steps toward self-improvement, fostering a nurturing environment for personal growth.

Final Thoughts and Future Endeavors:

We explored Dr. Hawver's exciting future plans, including writing a book and creating supportive groups for women. She passionately emphasized the need for women to invest in becoming the best version of themselves. Dr. Hawver reminded us that children thrive when they have a happy and fulfilled mother, underscoring the significance of this self-investment.

Join me and Dr. Cynthia Hawver in this empowering episode. Together, we explore strategies to combat burnout, embrace self-care, and empower ourselves to lead lives filled with purpose and fulfillment. Remember, when women support one another, incredible transformations occur!


Episode Spotlights:


Magical Quotes from the Episode:

  1. "We need to balance our lives so we don't give ourselves up and lose who we are as a person while being a mother."
  2. "Invest in yourself. Your children need a better, happier mom more than they need material possessions."
  3. "If I'm not in a good place, how am I going to help all these other people be in a good place?"
  4. "It's not about doing everything; it's about crafting a business around the life you want."
  5. "Knowledge is power. We can't change what we don't acknowledge."


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