French for “putting in place” or “everything in place”, it’s a cooking term for having everything you need to be prepared for you ahead of time. It’s your station, your workplace. Mise en place was originally a cooking term to recognize all the supplies and equipment organized around your workplace. It’s a technique mostly used by … Continue reading Mise En Place
What is monotasking exactly? Monotasking is, “the practice of dedicating oneself to a given task and minimizing potential interruptions until the task is completed or a significant period of time has elapsed.” (Tech Encylopedia) What could it be used for? Research projects Homework Sports Event Planning Constructing (projects, houses, etc...) Day to day events Why is … Continue reading Monotasking
It’s no secret that technology is becoming more prominent in the way in which we live, but what may go unnoticed is that the demand for jobs with technology are increasing rapidly. I advise any young student study their desired major, as well as minor in a computer science because background knowledge will only benefit … Continue reading You Should Know Technology
What is My Fitness Pal? Everyone is on their phones nowadays. Mobile, mobile, mobile. Thinking about a written diet log is a hassle and you have to remember what you ate and write it down then guess the macro measurements of each amount of food consumed. My Fitness Pal solves all of these problems and … Continue reading Here’s your new, best Pal
Life is overwhelming. With everything going on day to day, it becomes nearly impossible to remember it all. Freshman year was a big transition for me. The strategies I used in middle school were no longer working as the work load became heavier and responsibilities increased. My grades began to suffer and I had to … Continue reading Keeping Your Life Together, One List At A Time
To Sum It All Up... Amy grew up in the spotlight being the star of her parents children's book series, Amazing Amy. Amazing Amy seemed to always be one step ahead of Amy herself, as if they were always in competition with one another. Amy felt her parents had this vision of their daughter that … Continue reading Gone Girl’s Blog: Mysteries Revealed
For the longest time I thought that audiobooks were the easy way out of doing school work. Just merely a quicker less effective way to digesting a text. I remember my freshman year I neglected to read a book that I was supposed to be an “expert” on the next day. So instead of trying […]
Most of us read the Cat in the Hat when we were younger. The words and the plot were the same when we all read it, but I doubt we all viewed this book exactly the same way. My example could’ve been better since a simple book could only be perceived so many ways. I’m … Continue reading Reading Helps You Understand People
For the passed few weeks, my peers & I have been discussing the same question, WHY SHOULD I READ? For some, reading is a hobby and an escape. For others, it’s a daunting chore. My reason I chose to expand upon was that reading gives your brain a workout. The mental task of reading words on … Continue reading Your Brain Needs A Workout Too!
Recently, one of my assignment in English class had me thinking about how reading can help us in any way. The reason I chose, as you can see by the title of this post, was that reading can help you sleep at night. The scientific study that focused on this concluded that reading before you … Continue reading Reading Helps You Sleep?