Definition: Intertemporal Choice, Resumé Virtue, Eulogy Virtue

Three really cool and really useful terms to know today, along with a powerful understanding of gratitude’s impact on willpower, which is far harder to cultivate for the same impact gratitude can give you.

 

Intertemporal Choice

Process by which people make decisions about what and how much to do at various points in time, when choices at one time influence the possibilities available at other points in time (i.e. 1 marshmallow now or 2 later).

Basically what the classic Marshmallow Experiment on 4 year olds for emotional intelligence tests. But some people never really master this in real life situations more complicated and complex than this simple test.

 

Resumé Virtue

Virtues you want on your resumé that are like skills you bring.

 

Eulogy Virtue

Virtues talked about at your funeral that you might want to be remembered by.

 

Cooking and Baking with Cricket Powder from Loblaw’s

Loblaw’s in Canada recently introduced cricket powder to the food it carries. The website description is this (also see President’s Choice website).

Made with crickets farmed right here in Canada, this 100% cricket powder is a nutritious, versatile food that is high in protein and an excellent source of vitamin B12. Finely ground with a mild taste, it can be added to smoothies, sauces, chili, curries and baking batters.

CAUTION: PEOPLE WHO ARE ALLERGIC TO CRUSTACEANS AND SHELLFISH MAY HAVE AN ALLERGIC REACTION TO CRICKETS.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has a fair article on the product.

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