Updated: Aug 4
Written By: Dr. Jaime G. Raygoza
In a thought-provoking Finding the Unicorn in You podcast interview, prolific children's book author Bracha Goetz shares her journey of overcoming food addiction through spiritual fulfillment. With candor and wisdom, Bracha provides insights into gratitude, creativity, and nourishing the soul.
A Love of Children's Books:
Bracha felt drawn to children's books from an early age, appreciating their simplicity and timeless themes. She aims to impart spiritual lessons through her writing, giving kids tools for a joyful life. Bracha writes the books she wished she had as a child.
Battling Food Addiction:
Behind the outward success, Bracha secretly struggled with binge eating and restrictive dieting. She poignantly depicts in her memoir the harrowing depths of addiction and her hard-won road to recovery. Bracha stresses addictions often stem from spiritual hunger.
The Pleasure Ladder:
Bracha found clarity in the concept of climbing a "pleasure ladder" from physical satisfaction to transcendence. Each rung requires gratitude as we move from nature's joys to love, meaning, creativity, and self-actualization. This framework helped Bracha overcome their obsession with food.
Planting Seeds of Growth:
When asked how to find your inner unicorn, Bracha advises starting small. Plant seeds of gratitude to grow an abundant garden of fulfillment. Turn irritations into pearls, finding kernels of appreciation within challenges. Tiny steps compound.
The key takeaway from Bracha’s journey is that unicorns nourish their souls through gratitude. They savor each moment, spread joy, and live with spiritual purpose. Bracha shows it's never too late to feed your spirit.
To hear Bracha’s full inspirational story, check out her episode of Finding the Unicorn in You!
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With authenticity and care, Bracha Goetz embodies the unicorn spirit of regeneration, nurturing souls both young and old. Her winding path reveals that it's never too late to nourish our spirits. Bracha urges us to savor each moment and live with purpose.
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