Katherine Konway

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What’s the secret to holding your breath?

Some can manage five minutes, others barely one. But the trick to holding your breath is actually rather surprising<p>How long can you hold your breath? I’m trying it right now. The first 30 seconds are easy. I’m ready to give up at 45 seconds but I push on through, and it seems to get easier for a …

Sex will soon be just for fun not babies, says father of the Pill

Prof Carl Djerassi claims advances in fertility treatment make it safer for parents without fertility problems to consider IVF<p>Sex could become purely recreational by 2050 with large numbers of babies in the Western world born through IVF, the professor who invented the contraceptive pill has …

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Weekday Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

Healthy Eating

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Reflecting On The Life Of Guru Nanak While Running The NYC Marathon

Today, Sikhs around the world are celebrating the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak (1469-1539), the founder of the Sikh religion. Guru Nanak was born in the region of Punjab, which currently falls within the political boundaries of Pakistan and northwest India. He observed the deep social …

Meditation in Action

“Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.” – Shunryu Suzuki<p>The final step in integrating meditation into …

The Akashic Field

Deepak Chopra discusses the Akashic field as the field of all possibilities from which time and space emerge and in which information is stored and …

10 Inspirational Quotes Of Buddhist Wisdom From Ram Dass & Friends

I have come a long way in my 50 years in on this planet. I've lived through many crises, including cancer, divorce, a horrific car accident, and so …

Spirituality

50 resources for using an iPad, Android tablet in class

Seeking tips for using mobile devices in class? Check out these articles, how-to guides and tutorials.<p>Tablet computers have permeated the classroom …

3 Refreshing Facts About Weight Loss That Will Make it Seem So Much Less Intimidating

You’ve so got this.<p>If the mere thought of starting your weight-loss journey leaves you shaking in your stilettos (or flats), we’ve got good—okay, make that amazing—news for you: Getting healthy and losing weight doesn’t have to be an intimidating prospect. (It should be an exciting one! After all, …