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-Article written by Julie R. Thompson for Huffpost.com Cooking for others is an altruistic act, but also so much more. Performing an act for another human being, like cooking for them, is a form of altruism. And altruism can make people feel happy and connected to others. “There’s a tremendous amount of confidence-boosting and self-esteem boosting, performing an act like cooking for others,” explained Julie Ohana, a licensed masters clinical social worker and culinary art therapist. “And that’s part of what lends itself to those psychological effects about being able to do something that you feel really good about.” But...

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Passion inspires others to join and identify with your vision. No one has ever been inspired by a leader who is not passionate. Passion – and alternatively, the lack of passion! – is contagious...

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I have had this discussion dozens of times.  Fresh seafood vs frozen...

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Today most chefs need one or two knives, a box cutter and a can opener in their tool kit...

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