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.

How to Get Rid of Drooping Eyelids: 13 Remedies & Exercises

An eye that droops is not the most attractive because it will look smaller than the other. We highlight the risk factors for Ptosis or drooping eyelids and point out their symptoms in this article. It also introduces exercises and natural remedies that will help you get rid of them. Who gets drooping eyelids? Anyone can get Ptosis, and there isn't much difference…

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5 Lessons Ancient Chinese Medicine Teaches Us about Our Body

Medical practitioners from all cultures teach us that we must treat ourselves as well to stay healthy. Those who use ancient or traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) believe this. As its name suggests, ancient Chinese medicine has timeless traditions. People practice it in various ways, and we can learn much from it. The history and philosophy of TCM Traditional Chinese medicine is a set…

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Amazing Echinacea Benefits & Remedies for Different Ailments

So, you are sneezing non-stop. A cold's usually nothing to worry about, but it can get in the way if you have important tasks to complete. You'll need to know about echinacea and its health benefits. And they are many. We'll explain what this plant is, what benefits and side effects it has, and how to use it. What Is Echinacea? There are…

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Is Alcoholism Hereditary and What Factors Contribute to It?

A drinking problem is one which people who crave alcohol wish they didn't have. Is alcoholism hereditary or is it caused by other factors? Alcohol consumption is dangerous when it becomes excessive. We explore whether alcoholism is hereditary and list the factors that contribute to excessive drinking. This article suggests a few ways to help your loved ones cope with alcoholism as well. What…

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9 Pregnancy Stages: What Happens to Your Body & Baby at Each

Becoming a new mother opens a new chapter in your life. All new moms need to understand what happens during pregnancy. We share what happens during the nine pregnancy stages and the possible complications of gestation. This article has suggestions on how to avoid them as well. What happens at each stage of pregnancy? Pregnancy usually lasts for nine months for humans and,…

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How to Make Egg Hair Mask at Home That Will Benefit Your Hair

Every woman dreams of having lustrous, thick hair. And there's a straightforward way to get it - by using a homemade hair mask. An egg mask has many benefits and uses for the hair. We explain what they are, and how you can make one from the comfort of home. The Benefits of an Egg Hair Mask The egg is a superfood for…

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Alcohol and Anxiety: Why Do You Feel Anxious After Drinking?

You sip that glass of red wine because you want to relieve some of your troubles, but it doesn't work. What you lack is knowledge about alcohol and anxiety. Many of us are unaware of the impact of their worries on their level of intoxication. Alcohol consumption and anxiety go hand-in-hand, and we explain why. The Link Between Between Alcohol and Anxiety A…

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11 Effects of Smoking Weed on Your Brain and Body Functions

Marijuana. The mention of this plant sparks a debate. Being clear about the effects of smoking weed is wise. We discuss the properties of marijuana, how people use it, and what it does to your body once you’ve consumed it. Properties of Cannabis People smoke weed, either recreationally or for medical purposes. It's a psychoactive drug from the cannabis plant. The primary psychoactive…

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20 Endangered Species in the World That May Soon Become Extinct

The rhinoceros, tiger, and elephant are animals that you'll see at zoos. Though they are familiar, these endangered species will disappear if we don't make an effort to protect them. There are more reasons to protect endangered animal species than you may realize. We introduce you to a few of them and suggest how you can do your part to help. Why We…

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How to Get Lower Back Pain Relief with These 10 Natural Methods

Stabbing backaches that hit you while you're at work spoil your day. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to find relief for your lower back pain. We explain why you suffer from lower back pain and reveal how you can tell if the aches in your back stem from its upper or lower regions. This article also has suggestions for lower…

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