In this powerful episode, our guest Carmen shares her journey of overcoming burnout and redefining success. Having achieved numerous accolades in the corporate world, Carmen found herself unfulfilled and unhappy. Despite her investments in personal development, she couldn’t figure out what was missing. It took a severe burnout for her to realize that societal standards and expectations were holding her back from her true passion and purpose.
Carmen shares the importance of unconditioning ourselves, reprogramming our beliefs, and healing from within. She challenges the notion that success means sacrificing our relationships and personal well-being. Through her inspiring story, Carmen invites us to redefine success on our own terms and create lives that align with our true purpose.
Join us as we learn from Carmen’s journey and discover how to prioritize our well-being while pursuing our dreams.
✨ Exceptional Highlights ✨
Your success is not defined by society’s standards. You have the power to define your own path and measure of success. Embrace your unique journey and thrive on your own terms.
3:16 Carmen’s career and story
5:43 Overcoming expectations and the conditioning of society
10:13 The turning point
11:55 What does success look now?
14:23 Behind the scenes of writing the chapter for the Women Thrive Book about rebuilding her relationship with her daughter
22:22 A message to women facing similar situations
24:37 Women Thrive Summit and Women Thrive Book
✨ About Carmen Benton ✨
Carmen Benton is a dynamic public speaker, a best-selling author, a retired corporate executive, and a devoted mother of three. She is renowned for her role as a mentor to women who aspire to achieve success without compromising the things that truly matter in life. With her wealth of knowledge and expertise, Carmen empowers women in leadership to shed the burden of guilt, shame, and other limiting beliefs that often stand in the way of success, all while helping them feel genuinely fulfilled, happy, and deeply connected.
As the host of Living Intentionally with Carmen Benton the podcast, she encourages women to embrace their boundless potential.
Originally from Panama, Carmen currently resides in Anchorage, Alaska, alongside her loving family. But don’t be surprised if you have a hard time catching her there; Carmen is an avid traveler who roams the world, with a special penchant for tropical destinations. Beyond her adventures, she’s dedicated to the practices of mindfulness and somatic techniques, and she’s a culinary enthusiast who enjoys whipping up delicious dishes. Carmen Benton truly embodies the essence of living a life that’s both successful and deeply fulfilling.
✨ About the Women Thrive Podcast ✨
The Women Thrive Podcast features women from all around the world with their inspiring stories of how they have conquered personal challenges and found a way to rise and thrive.
Listen to the stories of entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, experts, and business owners from all walks of life inspiring and empowering women globally. We cover topics of leadership, business success, mindset, spirituality, marketing and visibility, media and PR, and many more.