‘Mise en Place’: How to Become More Efficient in the Kitchen and in Life

  Mise en place (pronounced ‘meezon-plas’) is a French term which means “putting in place”. It’s most frequently used in a culinary context, where it signifies that you should prepare all the necessary utensils and ingredients before you start cooking. This simple concept is one of the most effective tools used by chefs and amateur cooks, which …

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The Illusion of Transparency: Why You’re Not as Obvious as You Think You Are

  The illusion of transparency is a cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate the degree to which other people can read their emotional state. This cognitive bias is attributed to our inability to properly adjust from the anchor of our own point of view when attempting to see ourselves from another person’s perspective. Essentially, since …

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