Episode 15

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14th Dec 2021

How to Overcome Feeling Overwhelmed // with Liz Pessaran

Feeling overwhelmed feels awful.  The to-do lists pile up, healthy habits are put on the backburner, and exhaustion and burnout start to creep in.  It feels stressful and out of control - but how can we reign in the overwhelm and start thriving again?

In this episode, therapist and life coach Liz Pessaran tackles this and more with host Carmelita Tiu.

Liz shares:

  • Why moms often feel overwhelmed
  • The importance of self-trust and how it differs from self-abandonment
  • Why you should practice “Hell Yes” and “Hell No”
  • Using your calendar to help you fight the overwhelm
  • And more!

To learn more about Liz Pessaran and her work as a therapist and life coach:

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About the Podcast

Know Them, Be Them, Raise Them
Helping moms be & raise strong women
Are you a growth-oriented, mindful and busy mom who wants to raise strong daughters? Me too!

Tune in for short episodes (under 25 min) filled with inspiration, insights and actionable tips from experts, moms who’ve been there, and host Carmelita Tiu (a mom of two girls herself).

Hear about timely (& sometimes tough) topics: boundaries, self-care, creating safe spaces, self confidence, intuition, negative patterns, body positivity, friendship, body image, gender stereotypes, stress, and more.

Follow @knowberaisethem on Instagram for more info.

And here’s to strong women -- may we know them, may we be them, and may we raise them.

About your host

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Carmelita Tiu

Service, creativity, and human potential -- these things inspire Carmelita Tiu as an attorney, podcaster, creative, educator and parent. After receiving her art degree and law degree, she worked as an attorney at The Oprah Winfrey Show and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network for several years, then pivoted to the design and advertising world. She's also held adjunct professorships at DePaul University and Columbia College Chicago, and served on the boards of numerous cultural and community service organizations.

As a curious and committed mom to two daughters, Carmelita recently launched the podcast, "Know Them, Be Them, Raise Them," a show that informs and inspires mindful and growth-oriented moms of girls -- so they can show up for themselves and their daughters the way they want to. "Know Them, Be Them, Raise Them" is on all the major podcast platforms, or head to knowberaisethem.com.

Though she's based in Chicago, she's currently looping around the U.S. with her family for the 2021-22 school year -- a bucket list dive into memory-making, hyperfocusing on the family, and pouring into passion projects.