How does a Harvard educated medical student of psychiatry end up with an eating disorder, despite knowing very well what she was doing to herself? Is knowledge enough to stop us from self destructive behaviors? What can you do if you’re about to overeat or engage in another type of addictive behavior? Welcome to Jewish Latin Princess! I’m Yael Trusch, your host, and I have an exciting interview today with a most interesting woman, Bracha Goetz. Bracha is the author of Searching for G-d in the Garbage, as well as 37 children’s books. How’s that for being prolific?
Bracha had a riveting journey which led her to finding Orthodox Judaism and completely transforming her life and get this, healed her anorexia practically over night. She didn’t pursue psychiatry, but instead dedicated her life to raising her family and distilling the most complex Jewish concepts into their simplest, essential elements so that children could grasp them. You will be shocked by the ironies of Bracha’s story, the Divine Providence, and the immense wisdom, love and authenticity in her message. Here’s Bracha Goetz.