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My Struggles with Constipation

Written by: Stephanie K. L. Lam

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Book Synopsis

In a world where the simplest bodily function can become a Herculean task, my personal battle with constipation led me on an unexpected odyssey of self-discovery, resilience, and ultimately, the triumph of natural healing. In a world where even the simplest bodily function can become a daunting challenge, My Struggles with Constipation is a captivating memoir that chronicles one individual's remarkable journey from debilitating discomfort to the liberating embrace of natural healing. Within these pages, the author courageously shares her personal battle with constipation, a seemingly mundane issue that transformed her life into a daily struggle. Frustrated by conventional treatments that yielded little relief, she embarked on a quest for answers, determined to find a solution that would restore her well-being and quality of life. What unfolds is a gripping narrative that takes readers on an unexpected odyssey of self-discovery, resilience, and triumph. Through a vivid and heartfelt account, the author reveals the profound impact that chronic constipation had on her physical, emotional, and mental state, offering a relatable perspective to those who have ever felt imprisoned by their own bodies. As the author delves into the depths of her struggle, she uncovers a hidden truth: the power of natural remedies. Intimately exploring the interconnections between diet, lifestyle, and overall well-being, she shares the profound insights gained from her journey. With unwavering determination, she experiments with herbal supplements, dietary modifications, and gentle exercise routines, uncovering the transformative potential of the natural world. My Struggles with Constipation is not just a personal narrative; it serves as a guiding light for readers seeking relief from their own battles with digestive issues. Through the author's experiences, she demonstrates the importance of holistic approaches, mindfulness, and stress management in the pursuit of optimal health. With each chapter, she provides practical advice, empowering readers to listen to their bodies, embrace natural healing, and embark on their own transformative journeys. This powerful book is a call to action, inviting readers to challenge the status quo and reclaim their right to vibrant health and vitality. It offers solace, inspiration, and valuable insights to those who have ever felt trapped by their own physical limitations, transforming the way we think about constipation and offering hope for a brighter, freer future. My Struggles with Constipation is a compelling memoir that transcends the boundaries of a single health issue, capturing the essence of the human spirit's relentless pursuit of well-being. It is a testament to the incredible potential within each of us to overcome adversity, find healing, and embrace a life of vitality, joy, and fulfillment.

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Stephanie K.L. Lam has written and published a series of books, including the Get-a-job series Trilogy and English and Chinese Communication Models for Today's Executives, Learn English the Native Speaker Way, and The 21st Century New Millennials. She graduated from the University of Hong Kong with an honors degree and took her Post-graduate Certificate in Education there. She then studied a Post-secondary Certificate course in Fine Arts at the Hong Kong Baptist University where she received a scholarship for having secured first place. In 2011 she attained a Master’s degree in Language Studies specializing in Linguistics from the City University of Hong Kong. For many years, she has taken up writing in the Chinese and English languages as her full-time career, teaching English part-time. She was an English instructor at the Institute of Active Ageing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where she taught English courses designed for today's needs. She was one of the translators for the English edition of the Encyclopedia of Buddhist Arts authorized by Venerable Master Hsing Yun, founder of Taiwan’s Fo Guang Shan (Buddha’s Light Mountain). This was the first-ever grand collection of Buddhist Arts globally. She has translated articles from Fo Guang Shan and Venerable Master Hsing Yun into English, the talk by Professor Emeritus Lewis Lancaster into Chinese, and descriptions of exhibitions at the Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery, Hong Kong Fo Guang Vihara, into English. She has translated a book called ‘Under the Big Tree’, also commissioned by Fo Guang Shan, into English, and published as a bilingual book. Other translation work includes translating newsletters for Fo Guang Shan Toronto into English and scholarly articles for Fo Guang Shan Australia Nan Tien Temple and Nan Tien Institute’s academic journal Studies on Humanistic Buddhism. She has been one of the translators of the Hong Kong team of translators for translating Fo Guang Dictionary of Buddhism into English almost since the beginning of the project, which was about eight years ago.

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