Dr. Betty Jamie Chung is the author of "Life Recipes from My Mother: Timeless Lessons for Living a Contented Life" (Haven Books, Oct. 2010). Born in Chungking, China, Chung began her life as bombs were being dropped in the war capital. After the war ended, she and her family moved to Shanghai, and then to Canton. The Chung family eventually settled in Hong Kong, where she received most of her formal education. Later, she received her Ph.D in social psychology from the University of Victoria in Canada. She now lives in Hong Kong.