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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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? [...]

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7 Speed Reading Techniques to Learn That Will Boost Your Brain Power

By |2020-04-22T15:59:24+03:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

Are you a stressed-up student or an administrator who must pore through tons of documents quickly? Speed reading techniques are a must for you. You may feel that speed reading may add to your stress. We'll show you that they have the opposite effect, and introduce you to a few. What Is Speed Reading? Speed [...]

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The Art of Constructive Feedback: How to Give and Receive It

By |2020-04-27T17:08:22+03:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Few people are likely to raise their hands with an enthusiastic 'me' when it comes to receiving criticism. But those who are advocates of it know that constructive feedback is not only useful but also essential. People don't love feedback too much because they are unfortunate recipients of crippling criticism - the kind that makes [...]

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How to Boost Intellectual Development in Children: 10 Science-Backed Tips

By |2020-02-27T12:38:58+03:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Education|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We live in an age of progress and modernity. Therefore, parents want to know how to boost their children's intellectual development. Thankfully, this doesn't necessarily mean piles of books. There are foods and engaging activities that can enhance your children's intelligence. We introduce them to you. How We Can Make Our Children Smarter Intellect-boosting products [...]

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12 School Subjects That Should Be Introduced Today to Change the World Tomorrow

By |2019-10-02T23:45:36+03:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Our world is one filled with knowledge and talent. Everyone has skills to contribute, owing to school subjects. But school subjects may not be enough for a person to succeed at spinning the wheel of life. Though they give the world a pulse, its beat is faint. Life skills will strengthen it, and our youth [...]

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How to Protect Your Identity from Thieves and Corporations on the Internet

By |2019-09-27T23:08:56+03:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , |

The Internet equals convenience. That said, it has many dangers, so it's necessary to know how to protect your identity in the online world. Identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated every day. They have many ways to use the information that you have stored online to access your bank accounts. So, how to protect your [...]

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7 Mind-Bending Psychological Thriller Movies with a Deep Meaning

By |2019-03-24T19:28:03+03:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , |

The mind needs a workout, just like the body. Watch psychological thriller movies to get one. These films may not have Arnold Schwarzenegger abseiling down buildings or firing machine guns but have the sort of excitement that gets mental cogs turning. We introduce you to a few psychological thriller movies that make excellent treadmills [...]

7 Realistic Drawings by Gerhard Haderer That Show the Raw Truth of Today’s Society

By |2019-09-27T23:11:25+03:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Poignant art. Gerhard Haderer creates realistic drawings that say a lot about the way we live. The artist has made a career out of satirical drawings that resonate with the honest truth about today's society. We present some of the talented illustrator's work and explain what it says about life today. Who Is Gerard Haderer? [...]