7 Powerful Strategies For Staying Positive

There is so much going on in the world today that can throw anybody off their center. Being able to keep your attention on accomplishing goals, feeling in control of your life, your emotions, your future, is one of the greatest challenges we face. To get your hands back on the steering wheel, you are…

Life Drawing With Cecil Collins

Cecil Collins (1908-1989) was best known as a painter and had established his reputation in the 1930s to the extent of being included in the 1936 International Surrealist Exhibition in London, at the invitation of the eminent art critic Herbert Read. Surrealist influences can certainly be seen in Cecil Collins’ earlier work but in later…

The Ken Patera Workout

For those who are new to weight training/lifting and have no idea who Ken Patera is here’s a little background for you. Patera is a former Olympic Weightlifter and USA powerlifter. He won several medals at the Pan American Games (including gold), and finished second in the 1971 World Weightlifting Championships. He was the first…

Preparing Atlantic Lobster Tails

When you cook frozen lobster tails, it is best to thaw them first. You can either thaw them in a microwave or in the refrigerator. If you thaw them in the refrigerator, it will take anywhere from eight to twelve hours for them to fully thaw and same as with beef, if you decide to…

Pros and Cons of Using Copper Cookware

Copper cookware is widely used by most professional cooks, especially with regards to heat conductivity. It is usually in line with nickel, tin, stainless steel or a combination of these three metals. Copper is used on the outside and stainless steel is on the cooking surface. To distinguish its effectiveness in kitchen cooking, below are…