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If real estate developers cared for our mental health

Nov 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM

We have evolved with and in nature and thus need more than just Instagrammable brushes with it in order to live

LIST: 2019 Senate hopefuls facing cases, complaints, probes

Oct 18, 2018 - 9:30 PM

(UPDATED) Rappler lists the senatorial aspirants who are facing cases, complaints, or probes, as well as those who have been acquitted or the cases against them dismissed

Jinggoy Estrada files his Certificate of Candidacy for Senator on October 16, 2018, at the Comelec office in Manila. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PH 'aggressively' pursuing joint exploration with China

Feb 16, 2018 - 5:49 PM

Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano says the Philippines is looking to a precedent deal from 2005, actually still being challenged before the Supreme Court

SEA DISPUTE. The Philippines and China discuss their sea dispute in the second meeting of their bilateral consultation mechanism on the South China Sea, held in Manila on February 13, 2018. Photo courtesy of DFA

Filipino short film nominated in U.S. film festival

Feb 13, 2018 - 10:23 PM

'The Pleasure of Being Served' is nominated for Best Screenplay while Angelita Esperanza is nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the Brightside Tavern Film Festival in New Jersey

‘Bes and the Beshies’ review: Ugly and distasteful

Oct 21, 2017 - 8:45 PM

'Bes and the Beshies' simply fails to accomplish anything it sets out to do

Ai-Ai delas Alas says 3rd marriage her ‘greatest challenge’

Oct 17, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Ai-Ai says she is positive that Gerald Sibayan will be the last man in her life

Ai-Ai delas Alas plays single mom in 'Bes and the Beshies'

Sep 23, 2017 - 7:27 PM

Ai-Ai stars in the movie together with Zsa Zsa Padilla, Carmi Martin, and Beauty Gonzalez

Ai-Ai delas Alas on her prenup with fiancé Gerald Sibayan

Sep 20, 2017 - 10:13 PM

Ai-Ai gives details about her wedding scheduled in December

New study says increased Facebook use makes users feel bad

Apr 11, 2017 - 4:36 PM

While real world social networks were positively associated with overall well being the use of Facebook was negatively associated with overall well being the study s authors say

PH business confidence in Q3 hits record high despite dip from Q2

Aug 27, 2016 - 4:22 PM

Despite the dip from the previous quarter the confidence index for the third quarter is the highest ever recorded and is expected to rebound by end of the year according to the latest BSP Business Expectations Survey

Business sentiment hits 2-year high – BSP

Dec 04, 2015 - 8:16 PM

PH’s hosting of the APEC Leaders’ Meeting in November results in expectation of brisker business a survey shows

Our most powerful emotion

Nov 13, 2015 - 8:45 AM

[Science Solitaire] Love may be the most sublime of all emotions but it seems that if you want to kick ass recruit fear to do it for you

7 things to remember to avoid being offloaded

Jul 15, 2015 - 4:02 PM

Some reminders for a worry free travel experience

UP IN THE AIR. Being prepared is the best way to get off the ground

Can we get rid of 'Filipino time'?

Apr 23, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Is tardiness truly cultural and therefore endemic to a particular country? Is there no way for Filipinos to arrive on time?

[Two Pronged] Recently widowed – when to start dating again?

Sep 28, 2014 - 11:04 AM

While tongues would definitely wag if they do see me out especially with another man others are not shy to ask if and when I will remarry notes this week s Two Pronged reader When is it acceptable to date again after being widowed?

#AskMargie: Being dumped

Aug 14, 2014 - 4:01 PM

Would you rather be dumped than do the dumping?

Time alone? Many would rather hurt themselves – study

Jul 04, 2014 - 2:51 PM

We vastly underestimated both how hard it is to purposely engage in pleasant thought and how strongly we desire external stimulation says an author of the study

Weekend bonding: 5 ultra-fun indoor activities for the family

Jun 21, 2014 - 1:15 PM

Stuck at home this weekend? Here are 5 tech fueled activities to try with your family

#PugadBaboy: Tomas being Jay Leno

Apr 25, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#AskMargie: Betrayal (part 4)

Oct 12, 2013 - 5:49 PM

Would you confess to a betrayal you think might end your relationship?

#AskMargie: Betrayal (part 3)

Oct 06, 2013 - 7:59 AM

Have you ever betrayed anyone?

#AskMargie: Betrayal (part 2)

Sep 30, 2013 - 12:37 AM

Have you ever been betrayed?

Practicing gratitude: A life-nurturing outlook

Sep 21, 2013 - 12:11 PM

Being grateful instead of moping around goes a long way

EXTRA STEP. Besides being thankful, we can demonstrate our gratitude with kindness to friends and loved ones

A Chris Doyle scene at UP

Sep 02, 2013 - 4:26 PM

Internationally acclaimed cinematographer to shoot Khavn dela Cruz s Pusong Wasak

MOOD PIECE. Tony Leung and Maggie Cheung are 'In the Mood for Love (2000),' Wong Kar-wai's landmark period romance set in the 1960s. Images from Christopher Doyle's Facebook page

WebHits: The Innovation of Loneliness

Aug 14, 2013 - 8:01 AM

A short animated video info graphic aims to explain the connection between social networks and being lonely

Letting go: Attachment and ego

Apr 24, 2013 - 1:20 PM

Attachments weigh us down and hold us back

BE FREE FROM ATTACHMENTS AND SMILE BIG. 'What the ego designs as anchors become shackles, though we are not aware of them as such.' Image courtesy of Nima Manila. Photo by Dom Dycaico. Makeup by William Yap Montojo. Modeled by Alyssa Lapid

The Avengers win big at MTV Movie Awards

Apr 15, 2013 - 4:31 PM

Check who took home the golden popcorn in the 2013 MTV Movie Awards

MOVIE OF THE YEAR. The Avengers emerge victorious. Photo from 'Marvel's The Avengers PH' Facebook page

#AskMargie: Being gay

Mar 23, 2013 - 4:45 PM

What advice would you give about being gay? AskMargie

Psychological Assoc. of the Phil. on 'being gay' article

Mar 17, 2013 - 12:10 PM

The PAP enjoins Filipino psychologists to stand by their professional and ethical commitments to affirm the rights and wellbeing of all individuals

Tintin Babao gets flak for 'Being Gay' article

Mar 12, 2013 - 6:40 PM

Tintin Bersola Babao gets flak for an article about parenting kids showing signs of gayness

BIGOT? Some netizens criticize her for her parenting style. Photo from the "Good Morning Club" Facebook page

Margarita Alcantara: From Bamboo Girl to healer

Jan 16, 2013 - 1:41 PM

Essentially we are all being called to raise our consciousness in ways we have not had to before release old patterns in significant and oftentimes sudden ways

'WE ARE IN IT TOGETHER.' Margarita Alcantara is many things — best of all, she is Filipino and proud. Photo from the Alcantara Acupuncture Facebook page

VIDEO: Arthur Boorman: The man who never gave up

Jan 16, 2013 - 12:54 PM

It s WellnessWed at Rappler and we thought this story might inspire you to go for wellness now

ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Arthur Boorman's story shows that nothing can stand in the way of determination and persistence. Screen grab from YouTube (Diamond Dallas Page)