Michelle L.
Michelle Liew is an English teacher and a 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, Michelle has taught English language, literature, and music in Singapore schools for over 12 years. During her career as an educator, she has also worked with children with special needs in both mainstream schools and those for special learners. This vast teaching experience allows her to share valuable advice on parenting, child psychology, and education with her readers. Michelle has been published on websites like The Mighty and HubPages and runs two personal blogs: Getting Literal, where she shares her thoughts about writing and poetry, and Pets Aware, a blog about animals. She has a broad range of interests that include literature, history, philosophy, human relationships, health, and psychology. When Michelle 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. Feel free to follow Michelle on Facebook and Linkedin.

10 Ayurvedic Herbs & How to Use Them for Various Health Issues

Ayurvedic herbs are an option for those who prefer natural treatments over conventional, western ones. But what are they, and their benefits? We introduce you to a few Ayurvedic herbs that are safe to consume and teach you the best ways to prepare them. About Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda has the distinction of being the world's oldest holistic, natural healing systems. It took root…

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7 Steps to CPR Procedure That Could Save Someone’s Life

People who have had the misfortune of being out of breath or fainted for no apparent reason are grateful for going through a CPR Procedure. CPR makes the difference between life and a tragedy and is a useful tool in your skillset. We show the steps in this article. What is CPR? Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique employed by anyone in…

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Thinking about Midlife Career Change? What You Should Know

Your present job is comfortable, but there’s so something missing. Is it a sense of fulfillment, and the need for a midlife career change? A midlife career change is a huge leap but also a chance to live ones’ dreams. It’s good to know what one is in for before taking the plunge. We have tips for midlifers whose careers need a change…

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Homemade Potato Chips Recipes: a Healthier & Tastier Option

You get a little slice of heaven every time you dig into a bag of tidbits. However, it's hard to avoid the fat in them. Give a warm welcome to homemade potato chips. Homemade potato chips are more troublesome to prepare but far healthier than the ones available at stores. We show you a few recipes that will keep you full, satisfied, and…

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Fungal Rash: Types, Causes, Symptoms & Natural Treatments

A fungal rash is painful, awkward and unsightly. Getting rid of it is a top priority. What causes a fungal rash? We explain why people sometimes develop red blotches on their skin, their symptoms, and introduce you to a few natural treatments for them. What Is a Fungal Rash? Fungal infections are common throughout the world, particularly in areas with humid climates. They…

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13 Concentration Exercises to Boost Your Ability to Focus

It’s difficult to stop your attention from wavering as you go about a busy day. That’s why you need concentration exercises. We show you how concentration exercises can enhance your focus and share examples of those that you can do from the comfort of your office or home. Why do we need to improve our focus? Focus exercises may seem like a waste…

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Cooking Methods: 5 Healthiest and 4 Absolutely Worst Ones

The old saying goes, you are what you eat. Cooking methods affect your health and, to a great extent, safety. We will discuss how to ensure food safety and health. This article also explains the best and worst cooking methods used today. Food Safety When Cooking Foods 1. Healthy Cooking Methods Preparing food the safe way is as crucial for our well-being as…

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Nutrition During Pregnancy: What Foods to Eat & What to Avoid

Every pregnant mom understands how vital proper nutrition during pregnancy is to the health of the little child growing inside her. Below, we discuss everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy, including what foods you can or can't eat. Because a pregnant mom looks after two lives, she needs a list of the right foods to eat and how much. She’ll…

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How to Grow Basil Indoors & 4 Bonus Recipes with Fresh Basil

Basil is a fragrant, well-loved herb that has many culinary uses. If you don't have an outdoor garden, you'll want to know how to grow basil indoors. We'll show you a simple way to grow basil indoors, and get it to thrive. This article has harvesting tips and recipes as well. What Is Basil? Also known as the St Joseph's Wort, Basil is…

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6 Safe Pregnancy Workouts to Help You Stay Fit While Pregnant

It's not a simple matter to stay fit while caring for a little bundle that needs nutrition. If this is you, you're a mom who needs to know about safe pregnancy workouts. We introduce you to a few pregnancy workouts, which only keep excess weight off when accompanied by proper nutrition. The benefits of pregnancy workouts Few moms of yesteryear exercised while they…

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