About Michelle Liew, B.A.

Michelle Liew is an English teacher and professional writer with over 20 years of experience. She earned a Bachelor of Arts (English and Literature) from the National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. With an ABRSM Grade 8 certificate, she has taught English language, literature and music in many Singapore Schools for over 12 years. Michelle has also worked with children with special needs in both mainstream and schools for special learners. She has been published on websites like HubPages and runs a blog dedicated to writing and poetry, called Getting Literal, and a blog about animals, called Pets Aware. Michelle has a broad range of interests that include literature, history, philosophy, human relationships, health and psychology. When she is not busy writing her heart out, you will find her tinkering jazz tunes on her piano. She loves anything that helps her to grow as a person, including her pet terriers, Misty and Cloudy.

Plantar Fasciitis Pain: the Causes and How to Relieve It

By |2020-02-19T18:08:45+03:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Musculoskeletal System|Tags: , , , |

Struggling with foot problems can trigger many issues, beyond the pain and discomfort which you will feel. You are also going to suffer when it comes to moving around, working, or exercising if you have plantar fasciitis pain. Since Life Advancer is about seeking improvements, we want to discuss plantar fasciitis, a foot condition which affects many around the world. It's one that can be incredibly painful and debilitating for patients if they don't do anything to address it. We take a closer look at

9 Acupressure Points for Knee Pain That Will Give You a Relief

By |2020-02-23T13:34:23+03:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Musculoskeletal System, Natural Health|Tags: , , |

Your knees are about to give way, and conventional medicine doesn't seem to work. Nothing helps you to get down that flight of stairs. But if you suffer from knee pain, have you tried to tap on the acupressure points? Accessing acupressure points will enable you to get down steep stairs without dreading knee pain. We explain how acupressure works and its benefits. This article also demonstrates how to tap on relevant acupressure points to deal with knee problems. How Acupressure Works Practitioners of Acupressure

Why a Good Relationship with Parents Is Really Important

By |2020-02-23T13:35:50+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , |

Children don’t want their parents to cross their boundaries, but few of them realize that a good relationship with their parents is crucial. We may not like our parents to have a say in everything we do, but we must form solid relationships with them. We explain why it’s necessary and how to go about doing it. Why a good relationship with your parents is more important than you think 1. Foundation for Adult Relationships Relationships with one's parents are the first and often deepest

8 Fun Facts about Raccoons That Will Put a Smile on Your Face

By |2020-02-27T13:47:15+03:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , |

No one can forget a face with a zorro-like mask. That face is of the fun facts about raccoons you'd know well. Everyone knows that raccoons are creatures which are somewhat of a nuisance and scour through garbage. Fewer would be aware of the fun facts about raccoons we are about to introduce. What Are Raccoons? You're probably aware that the raccoon, or coon, is a North American native and is part of a group of animals called procyonids. One of its distinguishing traits is

7 Unexpected Benefits of Dancing for Physical & Mental Health

By |2020-02-23T13:44:01+03:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Dancing brings to mind hours of enjoyment swaying to the beat of contemporary music. But dancing also has numerous benefits that extend beyond fun and entertainment. Dancing empowers both the body and mind. It keeps a person in the pink of mental and physical health. We explain the benefits of dancing and introduce a few dances that will keep you in tip-top shape. 7 Unexpected Benefits of Dancing for Your Physical and Mental Health Dance is a form of exercise and has the same benefits

Is Your Child Bullying Others in School? 6 Signs & What to Do

By |2020-02-27T13:59:21+03:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Parents find it hard to believe that their typically angelic children would torment their friends in school. Their angels, much to their dismay, are monsters who indulge in child bullying. With the internet being so pervasive, bullying has taken new forms. Bullies not only harm their victims physically but also emotionally. 6 Signs That Your Child Is Bullying Others How do you know that your child is bullying others? It's difficult for parents to admit that their children intimidate others at school. Watch your child

How to Make Homemade Toothpaste with Natural Ingredients

By |2020-02-27T14:04:50+03:00July 18th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvement & DIY, Natural Health, Oral Health|Tags: , , , , |

Have you thought of giving Colgate a run for its money? It may seem like a chore to make your own homemade toothpaste, but the health benefits of doing so make it worthwhile. We explain why you should make homemade toothpaste and have a few recipes that use ingredients that you can get from your kitchen. The Benefits of Making Your Own Toothpaste Few people would disagree that a toothpaste made with natural ingredients is the best for the teeth. If it still feels tiresome

How to Plant a Tree in 7 Simple Steps & Why You Should Do It

By |2020-02-27T14:06:36+03:00July 14th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet, Gardening, Home Improvement & DIY|Tags: , , |

Your sparse-looking backyard won't motivate you to spend time at home, so you might want to bring it to life. Learn how to plant a tree in it and give it a fresh start. A tree in your garden may seem bulky and ill-placed, but it is the best way to renew it. We will tell you why you should go-green with trees and share which are suitable for planting. Then, we will provide a full guide to planting a tree yourself. Why should you