About Michelle Liew, B.A.

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 insights into parenting, child psychology, and education with her readers. Michelle has been published on websites like 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.
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10 Signs of a Spoiled Child: Are You Overindulging Your Kid?

By |2020-04-25T20:29:38+03:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , |

"To give or not to give" is a question that mystifies almost all parents. So how much should you give your little one before he or she becomes a spoiled child? Bratty behaviour is off-putting, but how can you prevent it? You don't want to shortchange your child either. Balance, as always, is the key, [...]

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How to Raise an Introverted Teenager: 10 Tips for Parents

By |2020-03-24T14:49:12+03:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Introvert's World, Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s time for hard facts. This world is an extroverted one, and the outgoing get the most out of it. How does a concerned parent raise an introverted teenager and help them to thrive? Socialising is an integral part of life as a teen. The teen years are the ones when young people find out [...]

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10 Things Parents of Genius Kids Should Do, a 45-Year Study Reveals

By |2020-02-13T13:35:24+03:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Education, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Parents all hope that their children will become the Albert Einsteins of the modern world. But raising genius kids takes quite a bit of effort. Bringing up a child prodigy is no mean feat. The task overwhelms a parent with both fear and wonder. How is a hassled parent to cope with a little brainiac? [...]

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Why Is Logical-Mathematical Intelligence Important and How to Improve It?

By |2019-12-19T14:09:07+03:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Do you enjoy brain teasers? Do you find yourself thinking more rationally than emotionally? Are you fond of science? If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you probably have a high level of logical-mathematical intelligence. What is this type of intelligence, and why do people prize it so highly? We answer these [...]

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7 Amazing Benefits of Being Bilingual, According to Science

By |2019-08-28T13:37:32+03:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Education, Human Brain, Languages, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In this global era, it's necessary to be able to converse in more than one language. Hence, we should embrace the benefits of being bilingual. Being able to speak two languages gives you an edge in many areas of life. We're here to tell you what they are. A Case Study of Singapore A bilingual [...]

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14 Examples of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation and How to Use Both

By |2020-04-27T17:15:20+03:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

We all need that push to complete mundane or overwhelming tasks. That's what motivation provides. These are big words, but we'll make them more digestible. We'll also show you examples of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and explain how to use both types. What is extrinsic and intrinsic motivation People may have asked you, "Why do [...]

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How to Train Your Visual Memory with These 8 Fun Exercises

By |2020-04-27T17:13:32+03:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you stressed up by exams or by task lists that you have to remember quickly? Your visual memory may need a boost. An efficient visual memory will speed up tasks tremendously, and you will be relieved that you can train yours with simple exercises at home. What Is Visual Memory? Very simply, it is [...]

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How to Improve Your Cognitive Flexibility with 10 Science-Backed Tips

By |2019-08-18T12:24:09+03:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Don't you wish that your brain could toggle two ideas at once? People envy us if we have cognitive flexibility. Cognitive flexibility is essential for many reasons, especially as we get on in years. What's exciting about it is that we can develop it at any age, and we suggest how. What Is Cognitive Flexibility? [...]