My name is Sandra Lin and I’m an upcoming author of “Cell Magic. How To Heal Yourself. The New Health Guide”.
My book is about how you can heal yourself naturally without taking medication. This book explores alternative healing through holistic measures of numerous modalities such as nutrition, acupuncture, energy healing, breath work, homeopathy, kinesiology, acupressure, reiki, aromatherapy, EFT, psychosomatic, medicinal plants, gestalt therapy, naturopathy, Bowen Therapy and neuroscience therapy.
First a disclaimer – I am not a doctor, nor am I a licenced holistic practitioner or a healer. In fact I have no health certification at all. My former background was in banking/finance which is completely the opposite, I know! I am writing this book as a researcher and I have interviewed 65 holistic practitioners so far in this industry. My research is meant as a supplemental healing practice and I am still recommending you to visit your GP when you are suffering from serious illness such as pain, burn or injury, as well as accredited alternative therapists for healing treatments.
The reason why I have chosen to write this book is due to my personal experience and I believe it’s also my calling to educate society that there is an alternative way to heal ourselves without pill popping as that only treats the symptoms but not the cause.
In 2013, I was on antibiotics for 9 months after developing skin infection from a burn. When I was on antibiotics, I developed numerous food intolerances and allergies, as well as nasty skin reactions such as eczema and boils. It got to a stage where I got sick of going to the doctors as they would just prescribe me with more antibiotics and not really listen to me when I told them that it wasn’t working.
After 9 months, I had enough and my mum suggested that I visit a family friend who practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine. This was the beginning of my journey of holistic healing as I have not taken any medication since then which was 2 years ago. I had acupuncture and was taking herbal medicine to treat my skin issues.
I was also advised to become a vegetarian for 6 months to detox all the toxins in my body, especially from all the antibiotics that were in my system. Initially, I was horrified at the thought of giving up meat as I loved it so much and I couldn’t imagine life without it, since my nickname was “meat lover” from my dad! I also had to give up sugar/dairy/hot/chilli/spicy/salty/sour food as they would flare my skin. I remembered thinking that the next 6 months of my life was going to be torture and I couldn’t wait until July when I can finally eat normal food again!
My skin did improve through these treatments and it made me realise the power of wholefood and the healing effect that it plays on our health when we are ill, since diet is related.
In August 2014, my dad was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer and was given 6-9 months left to live. I was on a mission to save him, and this also fuelled my research into holistic healing as I knew the dangers behind chemo/radiation/surgery as I begged my dad not to go through any of them as I knew they weren’t the solution to the problem. I tried to convince him to change his diet and to detox his body as I came across teachings from Don Tolman who have cured people from cancer through this method. Unfortunately, my dad did not go down this path as he chose to take chemo and died 9 months later?
I was diagnosed with candida overgrowth beginning of 2015 and my eczema came back stronger than ever. Based on my research, I believe I developed this due to the lack of good bacteria in my body as this was totally destroyed by the antibiotics I took 2 years ago, as well as dealing with my dad’s cancer and his eventual death. Two months after my dad passed away, I realised why I was put on this earth and what my calling was, so I quit my job in banking/finance and started working on my book full time.
I want to share with you my story and my knowledge of what I have uncovered so far researching and writing my book. I want to be part of the self care revolution where one day we are not reliant on medications to heal ourselves, but we turn to wholefood and other holistic modalities which gives us no side effects