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Oct 30, 2020
Masaharu Morimoto, also known as The Iron Chef with a Michelin star, created a dish called Buri Bop. The dish was inspired by a traditional Korean dish called Bibimbap.
His BuriBop is considered one of his greatest creations so far. It has the following ingreedients: sushi grade yellowtail, egg yolk, rice, marinated spinach, fennel head ferns, pickled daikon, carrots, yuzu pepper, garlic-soy jus, and shredded nori.
When things aren't going our way, it's difficult to have a clear vision of what we should do and how we are going to do it.
We need to calm down and pace ourselves in order to be capable of making plans. Having a concrete plan of action goes a long way in making ourselves feel like we don't need to rely on denial in order to cope with the reality of being.
A memory palace is an imaginary location where you can store mnemonic images in your mind.
You can turn any room into an imaginary place and place different objects in different areas to remind you of what needs to be done: e.g: Place a YouTube logo near your door to trigger your mind to write a script.
An optimistic outlook appears to be a kep part of healthy lifestyles. Those who find glasses as half full tend to be happier, healthier, and wealthier people.
A recent study came out suggesting that longevity and optimism is interconnected with each other. Therefore pushing forward that while promoting healthy and resilient ageing by eating healthily and exercising, we must also then promote taking good care of our mental well-being and cultivating psychosocial assets.
Quality is a probabilistic function of quantity, meaning that when a creative makes the most attempts, there will be hits and misses.
Many creatives such as Thomas Edison had done prominent work even before he created the incandescent lightbulb. Consider also Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s 600 compositions and Pablo Picasso’s 10,000 paintings.
Marketers often use color psychology to make you like their product.
Right from childhood, we are attracted to things that we can call our own, stuff like clothes, toys, bags, and books, later morphing into adult toys like cars, jewellery, furniture, Playstations and iPhones.
These possessions become our extension and eventually our legacy.
To do what you love adds pressure because you first have to find what you like, know what you are good at and realise your strengths. Then you have to work hard at it, continually living with the self-doubt of 'am I good enough?'.
Although it can be fun, doing what you love does not necessarily make you happy.
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