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Laura Mvula: ‘My body spasms. I think I’m going to collapse’

For the award-winning singer-songwriter Laura Mvula, simply getting through a day can be an achievement. She speaks openly to Tom Lamont about how panic attacks destroyed her marriage – and almost wrecked her career<p>Laura Mvula doesn’t sleep so well. The night before we meet, the 29-year-old …

Ukrainian Military Pilot Nadiya Savchenko Faces Russian Verdict

MOSCOW — Ukrainian national hero Nadiya Savchenko will learn her fate on Monday and could be sentenced to up to 25 years in a Russian prison.<p>But in her homeland, the Ukrainian military pilot is seen as a symbol of resistance to what most consider an invasion by Vladimir Putin's forces. Despite …

Healthy Biscuit Recipes

These petite quick breads aren't difficult to master and always taste just right.<p>1 of 17<p>Healthy Biscuit Recipes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 17<p>Biscuit Mix<p>3 of …

3 Essential Questions That Will Help You Reach Your Goal

When you get ready to achieve your goal you cannot simply rely on willpower and persistence. Achieving successful completion of your project depends on how you answer the following questions.<p>When it comes to celebrating at the goal line the rate of giving up is much higher than the rate of success. …

Motivation

Are Single People Mentally Stronger?

To write about single life, and to ground what you write in science—which I try to do—is to be constantly put on the defensive. One headline after …

The Top 10 Things That We Should Be Informed About in Life

<i>This piece originally appeared on Quora: What are the top 10 things that we should be informed about in life?</i><p>I’m 30 years old. I wish I could travel …

Gratitude: 3 Ways to Invite More Happiness Into Your Life

There are some days when gratitude is simple. Maybe you got a raise, had a great vacation, watched your kid star in a school play, and other amazing experiences. Those occasions are awesome! Then there are times when you have to struggle to find gratitude. When that new raise requires you to work …

Raped, Pregnant Girls Are The Focus Of This Searing Photo Project

Photographer Linda Forsell says her project Children Having Children portrays the reality that many Guatemalan girls face.<p>One of the girls was told that she was a bad influence on the other girls at her school when her belly started to show after being raped by a 53-year-old man tied to a tree. …