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No Bras Allowed with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz – Episode 15

The Recap

Jennifer Tracy welcomes to the podcast friend and physician, Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz. As an OBGYN, cancer survivor and advocate for women’s integrative health, Suzanne truly is an inspiration to women everywhere. Suzanne is a believer that women can improve their lives and relationships at home and with one another with optimal health in mind, body, and spirit. Her mission is to empower and support women of all ages through health, self-care and community.

In this episode, Jennifer and Suzanne talk about self-care and its importance to overall health and wellness. Suzanne opens up about her battle with cancer and the personal freedom she felt once she went through successful treatment and began recovery. They talk about the lies and misrepresentations that the media try to sell to women. Suzanne defines the self-coined term “toxic aspiration,” and how it aptly fits into the misleading nature of social media culture. Jennifer shares a personal story of how Suzanne helped guide her out of the depressive state she fell into for years. Finally, Jennifer and Suzanne discuss wellness retreats, sex, cannabis, and much more!

Episode Highlights

  • 01:13 – Introducing Dr. Suzanne
  • 03:52 – Talking all about bras
  • 06:18 – Suzanne talks about her experience with breast cancer
  • 10:20 – Suzanne describes the feelings of resentment she felt
  • 11:04 – How Suzanne’s cancer diagnosis set a new course for her life
  • 12:18 – Suzanne’s take on stress
  • 15:11 – How Suzanne chose not to be afraid anymore
  • 16:47 – How self-care has become an essential part of Suzanne’s recovery
  • 18:30 – Talking all about breasts
  • 20:58 – Suzanne and Jennifer talk about the misleading nature of social media culture
  • 26:57 – Suzanne discusses her upcoming self-care retreat
  • 33:01 – Jennifer shares the story of how Suzanne helped pull her out of depression
  • 34:58 – Suzanne defines her self-coined term ‘toxic aspiration’
  • 38:06 – Jennifer and Suzanne talk about sex and cannabis
  • 43:50 – Jennifer thanks Suzanne for empowering women, including herself
  • 45:48 – What does Suzanne think about when she hears the word MILF
  • 46:29 – What is something Suzanne has changed her mind about recently
  • 47:21 – How does Suzanne define success
  • 48:16 – Lightning round of questions
  • 53:19 – Jennifer announces monthly giveaways to newsletter subscribers

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