Uncovering Generational Trauma and Embracing Intentional Living with Mariza Snyder


Welcome back to Can’t Be Contained! Today, I sit down for a raw conversation with Mariza Snyder, a functional doctor, author, and women’s hormone expert.

In this episode, Mariza and I speak transparently on her own struggles with abuse and trauma, and the wake-up-call that ultimately set her on the path of becoming a functional doctor. Together we explore the liberation found in living intentionally, the profound concept of divine timing, and the perspective-shifting power of mantras.

During our heartfelt discussion, we touch on the link between health and generational trauma, how to find joy in the mundane, and Mariza’s wealth of knowledge on essential oils—–beautiful tools that have the power to imbue your life with bliss.

If navigating life’s pivotal moments ever feels too heavy to handle, then listen in. Mariza shares not only wisdom, but actionable strategies to rewrite your own story. Struggles are nothing but stepping stones towards healing.

So put your headphones in and join us as we cultivate joy, gratitude, and love—–together.

Show Notes:

00:00 Find joy in mundane moments, change perspective.
06:15 Intentional joy amplifiers: awe, dancing, surfing.
07:16 Surfing and being present bring joy. Self-care intentional.
12:22 Profound shift: everything’s working out for me.
13:34 Returning to breath and body is always accessible.
17:54 Transformative experiences, support, and anchoring relationships.
22:31 Hormones deregulation led to chronic fatigue at 30.
23:14 Functional doctor discovers trauma’s impact on health.
27:15 High school life, always rushing, defining moment.
29:36 Astrologer advises against being a workaholic.
34:45 Rewiring, deeper self-love, and worthiness journey.
36:23 Intentionally passing on love to our children.
39:43 Admiration for overcoming generational trauma and thriving.
45:07 Podcast focuses on awareness and core wounds.
46:55 Patients seeking physical solutions for health concerns.
49:09 Traumatic past transformed into inspiring success story.

About Brett Larkin: 

Dr. Mariza Snyder is a functional practitioner, women’s hormone expert and the author of eight books: The newest book, The Essential Oils Menopause Solution, focuses on solutions for women in perimenopause and menopause and the #1 National Bestselling book, The Essential Oils Hormone Solution, focuses on balancing women’s hormones naturally.  

For the past fifteen years, she has lectured at wellness centers, conferences, and corporations on hormone health, metabolic health, nutrition, and detoxification.  She has been featured on Dr. Oz, Oprah Magazine, Fox News Health, MindBodyGreen and many publications. Dr. Mariza is also the host of the top rated Energized Podcast, (with over 10 million downloads) designed to empower women to become the CEO of their health. Check out her website, drmariza.com, for women’s hormone tips, including recipes and supplementation. 



Website: https://drmariza.com/ 

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