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Rappler's latest stories on anxiety


Detours from home: Curbing adulthood anxiety with a childhood hobby

Jul 07, 2020 - 4:54 PM

I know that at least within the confines of paper, I can shape my anxiety into a figure of joy

[OPINYON] Isinulat habang walang signal

Jan 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Kakayanin ko bang walang internet? Kaya ko naman, kinaya, wala namang masamang nangyari sa akin maliban sa technological anxiety at, siguro, ang FOMO.

Adulting 101: 7 books to start your self-help journey

Oct 14, 2019 - 3:00 PM

On your way to self-improvement? Help yourself with some self-help!

PODCAST: Battling depression and anxiety

Jul 24, 2019 - 6:30 PM

The majority of people know at least one person who may be dealing with a mental health illness or even unstable mental health. But what do we really know about it?

Robi Domingo on anxiety attacks: ''Di po siya biro'

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:04 PM

'Hindi po siya biro kasi ang dami ko pong pinagdaanan,' says the actor and TV host

Prevention key to dealing with spike in suicide rate

Jun 14, 2018 - 2:42 PM

Countries torn apart by conflict, such as Sri Lanka, are among the most affected, while South Korea and Japan are on the top of the list of industrialized countries dealing with high suicide rates

The cruelty of mental illness

Jun 09, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Unless we recognize that mental health is as important as physical health, we will keep losing more people. And it is getting harder to ignore it.

Sofia Andres talks about suffering from anxiety

May 31, 2018 - 3:12 PM

'Love yourself, be compassionate, give yourself time. Welcome it. Write about it, laugh, love, and realize that you're enough,' says the former 'Bagani' actress

How DeMar DeRozan became an NBA champion without a ring

Mar 09, 2018 - 7:24 PM

A Tweet by DeRozan opens the door to more admissions that some NBA stars are going through depression

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Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

Jan 20, 2018 - 1:35 PM

Phelps says that there is a need to eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness

DEPRESSION. Michael Phelps tells the public that he had contemplated on suicide after the 2012 London Olympics. Photo by Gabriel Bouys/AFP

Talking about depression in PH: Nothing unusual about it

Dec 12, 2015 - 10:42 PM

De stigmatizing mental health issues is our first step as a community For those going through depression it s about having the courage to not be ashamed

Dealing with depression and anxiety: My saving graces

Dec 05, 2015 - 12:30 PM

During times when I failed at work I equated that to failing as a person

Alone together: how to battle depression through support

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:22 PM

Depression is not like a cough or a cold that would go away by drinking lots of water It needs professional help and a lot of understanding from families and friends

#PugadBaboy: Overthinking punchline 2

Jul 17, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Separation anxiety from Pope Francis

Jan 20, 2015 - 10:26 AM

I did not want him to leave the Philippines I wanted Pope Francis to stay

PAALAM! Pope Francis waves goodbye to the crowd assembled at the Villamor Airbase tarmac (not seen in photo) as he boards the plane that will bring him to Rome. Rappler screengrab

Post-Yolanda: Depression among mothers 'rising'

Nov 07, 2014 - 10:45 AM

If a mother’s depression is left untreated and becomes severe there is a chance her child will also suffer depression

Post-Yolanda: 'Cases of mental disorders to rise until 2015'

Nov 07, 2014 - 10:15 AM

The Philippines faces more challenges ahead in tackling mental health issues one year after Super Typhoon Yolanda

GRIEF. In this file photo taken on Nov 19, 2013, Mary Joy Ducusin reacts as she finds her missing 6 year old son, British citizen Jairo Ben among the bodies brought to one of three mass burial sites where they so far have received more than one thousand typhoon victims in Tacloban, after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the central Philippines. File photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Taking care of Marabut's mental health

Nov 05, 2014 - 3:00 PM

More than listening an aid group assists Yolanda victims through a psychosocial program in a town where the essence of helplessness is really very strong

Post-Yolanda: Community support key to mental health

Nov 04, 2014 - 4:18 PM

With limited resources health groups tap into the power of community to address mental health challenges after Super Typhoon Yolanda

Yolanda a year after: Many still suffer grief, depression

Oct 30, 2014 - 12:43 PM

2nd UPDATE WHO estimates over 800 000 people in Yolanda hit areas have suffered different mental health conditions over the past year and 80 000 require further medication and support

#PugadBaboy: The Cure

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The Cure punchline 2

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: The Cure punchline 3

Aug 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Gigi Reyes needs psychiatric treatment – doctor

Jul 15, 2014 - 6:01 PM

UPDATED Gigi Reyes returns to the Camp Bagong Diwa jail after a brief stay at the Philippine Heart Center

AT THE SANDIGAN. Former Enrile chief of staff Gigi Reyes submits herself to the jurisdiction of the court. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

The Facebook effect: The age of living anxiously

May 10, 2014 - 5:08 PM

Our love affair with social media subconsciously makes us overly preoccupied with our own image that we somehow fail to notice that anxiety has surreptitiously slithered into our lives

POWER. Social media has certainly contributed a great deal to making success, at least its generally accepted definitions or criteria, easier and quicker to attain. But at what cost? Image from Shutterstock

WHO: Mental health problems emerging in Yolanda-hit areas

May 10, 2014 - 1:37 PM

Common mental health problems after disasters include post traumatic stress disorder depression and anxiety They manifest 3 6 months after a disaster

On depression and pork barrel thieves

Feb 26, 2014 - 1:30 PM

My name is Margarita Holmes and I suffer from the mental disorder called clinical depression

Living with social anxiety disorder

Dec 15, 2013 - 1:13 PM

After years of living in the dark I finally came face to face with the culprit I was diagnosed with Social Anxiety Disorder SAD

Embrace your competition

Sep 29, 2013 - 4:16 PM

This is for the folks who need to find their inner stability at that moment of showtime

'GO IN, GIVE YOUR BEST, LEAVE.' Focus is key to competition

Napoles: Anxiety attack, 5 visitors

Sep 02, 2013 - 10:22 AM

The PNP says Janet Lim Napoles complained of anxiety due to her claustrophobic disorder

Janet Lim-Napoles (C) undergoing a medical check-up upon arrival at Fort Sto Domingo in Sta Rosa, Laguna, Sept 1, 2013. Photo courtesy PNP-SAF