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How Cooking can be Sexy and Stimulate your Mind

I’m not talking about food porn I mean real sexiness here. Food can be powerful to the brain which will reflect how our body reacts. Cooking has mental benefits and can improve brain functions. This is a win-win for the kitchen! Food is so powerful we often create a memorable expression...

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How to build up Confidence in your Cooking

Have you ever heard of a phobia called, Mageirocophobia? It’s a fear of cooking and many people are experiencing this but aren’t aware of how to overcome it or even how it all got started. Or perhaps you currently don’t have that high level of distress but a continuous perception of your...

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How to reduce stress easily with Emotional Cooking

Are the meals you eat based on how you feel? Is what you put on your plate have an emotional attachment? We’ve all heard of emotional eating which I’m sure many of us do occasionally. What about emotional Cooking, is there such a thing? I absolutely believe so. For me, when it’s nice and cool...

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Why You Need To Have Accountability In Your Life

Accountability, a love & hate dilemma that must be discussed. Holding yourself and others accountable is an important step in both your personal and professional life. From a managerial point of view, accountability can be an uncomfortable and ugly topic but it doesn’t have to be. It’s not...

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How Music Can Make You Happy When You Need It

I genuinely love listening to music, from Classic Rock to Salsa. Music gives me an automatic happy-go-lucky boost, even when I don’t need a mood lift. It takes my mind to a higher level of satisfaction, excitement, and joy for life. This goes for when I’m in the car too, you can bet I’m...

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Strengthen your Mindset by Combining Brain Functions

Is it possible to enter the right mindset in order to maintain excellent decision-making abilities, resilience, keen focus, and enthusiasm towards professional goals? We so often hear success stories from the most high-performing, top-producing business professionals who claim that their...

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Get out of the Self-Doubt Funk

Occasionally you’ll hear a little voice giving you a reason of self-doubt. Don’t listen to it, shut it down immediately! Don’t allow negative self-talk to get in your way of peak performance, success and happiness. If you decide to not shut it down, the voice will get louder and louder and soon...

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How to Keep the Limbic System Healthy

The limbic system is the control center of your feelings and emotions, which is why maintaining a healthy limbic system is critical for optimal physical and emotional health and most importantly, for the quality of life. A healthy limbic system will promote creativity, problem-solving skills,...

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Clearing Mental Clutter for Success and Sanity

There’s nothing like having a clear mind and tranquil outlook on life in order to problem-solve, reach towards your professional goals, and complete the various tasks necessary to effectively manage your business. In a perfect world, we would all be free from the mental clutter that can...

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How Cooking Can Be Therapeutic

Cooking can be very therapeutic for the mind and soul. Certain smells can trigger a memory of a favorite dish from the past; perhaps your parents an aunt/uncle or grandparents always made or still do. Close your eyes and allow yourself to visit that place. As you walk in the door, what is that...

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