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Rappler's latest stories on work life balance


You're wired to thrive, not just to survive

May 19, 2018 - 10:30 AM

We live in a world that highlights 80-hour work weeks and months straight of no leaves or days off. It's not against the law to ask for a break.

Bincang Mantan: Pentingnya menyeimbangkan kehidupan pribadi dan pekerjaan

Jan 04, 2018 - 7:02 PM

Work/life balance tidak semata-mata tentang berapa jam yang kamu habiskan di kantor versus waktu yang kamu punya untuk main-main

Japan clocks out early for 'Premium Friday'

Feb 24, 2017 - 7:46 PM

The new work life balance scheme which launched this week calls on employers to let staff off around 3 pm on the last Friday of every month

BUSY. People cross an intersection in Tokyo on February 4, 2015. File photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

For Pinoys, this is the leading cause of stress at work – survey

May 03, 2016 - 8:31 PM

A new study from Willis Towers Watson also shows that employers and employees are sometimes not on the same page when it comes to understanding causes of stress at work

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

'Work-life balance' for women – is it even possible?

Mar 08, 2016 - 7:58 PM

So called work life balance is a challenge for all but there s a lot of pressure on others who juggle many other roles in life

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

What keeps you working every day?

Aug 01, 2015 - 3:17 PM

A fresh graduate shares her thoughts on life and work balance Do you have that?

Filipino consumers 'most optimistic' in Southeast Asia – poll

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:54 PM

After settling essential living expenses Filipinos spend on holidays home improvements and out of home entertainment the results of a Nielsen survey show

Back to work: 5 words of wisdom from the Pope

Jan 04, 2015 - 4:05 PM

Feeling lazy? Unmotivated? Rappler compiles 5 quotes from Pope Francis as we return to the office after the holidays.

FRANCIS THE WORKER. Pope Francis teaches us the value of work because he himself worked before he entered the priesthood. File photo from EPA

Filipinos 'thriftier' in 2014 amid consumer woes

Jan 01, 2015 - 1:43 PM

Filipinos are becoming more frugal to meet their long term goals

Why men should look forward to their 40s

Aug 02, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Don’t dread the day you hit 40 as a sign that your glory days have passed but look at it as a turning point to celebrate the coming years Here are some reasons why you should look forward to your 40s

40 AND PROUD. At 40 you've hit a point in your life where you are stable and more self aware.

Life lessons from 2012

Dec 30, 2012 - 11:21 AM

Save Philippine Seas founder and blogger Anna Oposa shares with us what a crazy 2012 taught her

LACK OF SLEEP IS NOT A BADGE OF HONOR. 'Don't gloat about it... It's disgusting,' says advocate Anna Oposa, who believes in 'Living' more than 'making a living' (see lesson #7). Photo from her blog, ANNAlysis