Jul 27, 2020
Step Away From the Conditioning of Your
Onward Podcast guest, Mary
Szenasi is a victim of childhood sexual abuse and spiritual
neglect. Consequently, she became an explosively angry young woman
with issues surrounding trust, self-control, alcohol,
self-loathing, and intimacy. One day Mary became curious about what it might
mean to step away from the conditioning of her childhood and to
live a better life. She then took responsibility and stepped out of
Now, she’s thriving and blazing
trails of healing for others to follow when they’re ready or
she’s a transformational
wellness coach and shadow integration coach. Mary is a published
author and founder and coach at The 6th House, a wellness practice where she coaches others
through wounds and stanganancy of all sorts. Mary’s intentions are
to raise awareness, educate, support, and guide people of all walks
of life through "stuckness" of all kinds. She’s focused on healing
the world one soul at a time.
Mary tells her childhood story and the sexual abuse she
Emily shares her story of abuse.
said she was aware at the age of 8, that no one would do anything
if she spoke up about what was happening to her.
that, Mary explains how she was also abused
Mary realizes the adults in her family weren’t equipped with the
tools to help her.
understanding this helps her to be more compassionate.
asked Mary if she acted out as a child because of the
says she was an angry child.
started drinking at 12 and became pregnant with her son at
Mary identified her worth with her body.
- Mary’s husband is also a survivor of childhood
talks about her forthcoming book.
Mary talks about how she started to heal.
first step was self analysis and she stopped lying to
asked herself “What if I took control of my own
she started studying different healing modalities.
was Mary’s “ah ha moment”?
she’s thriving and blazing trails of healing for
more you tell your story the more you heal.
Mary coaches people all over the world.
she explains shadow work and working through trauma.
she gives an example of shadow work.
need to take responsibility and step out of victimhood.
some people, that’s very hard.
fear change and losing the comfort in the chaos.
forfeits our power. Releasing victimhood gives us
- Finally, there really isn’t anything we can
experience or live through that we can’t
capable of making the choice to commit to having a better
make a choice. Then engage in radical commitment.