Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from April 13, 2017

Paper cuts by Eiko Ojala, a renowned illustrator and graphic... crss

17 Rice Cooker Recipes That Will Make You Throw Away Your Other Cookware

Rice cookers, ingenious kitchen wonders can save you both time and burnt rice. Using the right ratio of water to rice, these creative steamers cook perfect rice- every time, saving you the hassle of burnt pots and scorched rice. But why on earth would you buy an appliance that just cooks one thing? The secret is out: rice cookers aren’t just for cooking rice! You can make a variety of dishes in one single pot, eliminating a kitchen mess of pots and pans and even the need for a stove. Traveling? Take a rice cooker! College bound? Invest in a rice cooker! Check out these 17 rice cooker recipes that aren’t rice. You may consider throwing out the rest of your cookware! Dishes you can create in a rice cooker Rice cookers come with different functions [1] - rice cooking, steaming, sauté, simmer, slow cook, soups and even cake functions. Make sure your rice cooker has the applicable function before you try the recipe, and always open the top away from you, so you won’t get burned by the s

We Are Often Confused Empathy With Sympathy but What's The Difference Actually?

In general, sympathy and empathy are often confused with one another. There is good reason for this too, primarily because both words deal with similar emotions and are derived from the Greek term páthos (which pertains to suffering and feeling). These words are also commonly ascribed to situations of sadness and mourning, as people try to identify with a particular group or individual that has been afflicted by tragedy. Despite the similarities in terms of application and origin, however, there are core differences that separate the two words. Sympathy describes the feelings of compassion and pity that we may have for another person’s plight, for example, whereas empathy enables us to put ourselves in the shoes of those who are suffering and share directly in their sadness. Empathy vs Sympathy: Exploring the Differences In our bid to explore this further, let’s return to the Greek origins of both words. We have already touched on how they have been derived from the word ‘Pathos’.

The Secret to a Successful Life? Have Zero Tolerance for Wrong Decisions

Life is full of decisions. Whether we choose this over that, we make a decision and its impact comes afterwards. From time to time, we encounter situations where we need to make a decision. And the decision could have led us to fortune or failure. Meet Joe Green, [1] the former roommate of Mark Zuckerberg, the current CEO and founder of the Facebook. Instead of dropping out of the university with his roommate to work on building a potential social networking site, he listened to his father’s suggestion to focus on his studies and obtain his degree. Well, he had never realised this seemingly rational decision would cost him $100 billion, the current valuation of Facebook. What if he followed his gut feeling and took a more risky path? It would be an entirely different story! Decision making is the most important life skill we should keep improving. Whether we are successful or happy in life is determined by the right decisions we make consistently. And most importantly, there’s a

How to Be the Most Successful One at Work Even If You're Not The Smartest

Working in harmony with other people can be quite challenging at times. Perhaps you find they rub you up the wrong way on a daily basis, seem argumentative, unwilling to compromise and generally difficult to get along with. While the problem may lie with the other person or people, more often than not, it can be a good idea to look at ourselves and see if we can make any improvements in our interpersonal skills. Improving the way we interact with the people we work with can boost our career success. We Always Talk about Interpersonal Skills, But What Exactly Are They? Getting ahead in our career is important and interpersonal skills can be broken down into different areas and skill sets. By tackling these skill sets individually, you can create a well-rounded approach to dealing with others in order to get ahead. These areas include: Communication Skills Team Working Skills Negotiation and Persuasion Skills Conflict Resolution Skills Communication Skills — Speaking Is Only a

The Best Refreshing Morning Routine: Have a Vegan Breakfast

We’ve all heard how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It sets the tone for your day ahead, and is a great opportunity to put yourself in a good mood! Unfortunately, things can get a little tricky if you’re vegan or just want to cut out meat products from your diet. To make it easier we’ve prepared 30+ vegan breakfasts divided into 3 sections: Delicious Vegan Breakfast Recipes Quick-to-prepare Vegan Breakfast Ideas High Protein Vegan Breakfast Ideas (Egg-less, of course!) Enjoy! Delicious Vegan Breakfast Recipes Your morning meal should make you happy, and there is no reason why it can’t be vegan AND delicious. Jumbo Chickpea Pancake This is proof that pancakes can be good for you: this recipe has no eggs, no milk, no sugar, and even no gluten! Recipe here . Best Ever Vegan Pumpkin Spice Muffins This muffin is a spicy treat that is delicious on its own, no butter required. Don’t forget to top it with nuts! Recipe here . Veggie-loaded Breakfast Casserole