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[Two Pronged] Depression and my career

Aug 30, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Cora writes to our Two Pronged duo asking what to do about her future in light of the mistakes she s made in the past

Words of wisdom from seniors

Aug 27, 2017 - 3:48 PM

We gathered senior citizens and asked them questions about life happiness and the most difficult question of them all: What is love?

[Two Pronged] Should I leave my wife or my girlfriend?

Aug 24, 2017 - 9:57 AM

After marrying his girlfriend because she was pregnant Anon asks if he should leave his wife and unsatisfying marriage for another woman

A history of trust: The Philippines' first bank

Aug 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Bank of the Philippine Islands BPI is 166 years old this year Its history of trust is closely intertwined with the Philippines’ narrative of progress and development

[Two Pronged] How to get over my online alter ego

Aug 13, 2017 - 7:15 PM

A reader asks how to escape his online alter ego as it nearly cost him his long term relationship and may even cost him his career

Illustration by Alejandro Edoria/Rappler

Words of wisdom from millennials

Aug 12, 2017 - 7:10 PM

We gathered young millennials and asked them questions about life happiness and the most difficult question of them all: What is love?

Megan Young's advice to the Miss World PH 2017 candidates

Aug 05, 2017 - 11:48 AM

Megan surprises the ladies at a talk on social media at Rappler HQ

MEGAN YOUNG. Miss World 2013 drops by Rappler HQ to talk to the candidates of Miss World Philippines 2017. Photo by Leanne Jazul/Rappler

[Two Pronged] A married woman and her close male friend

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:08 PM

Cora who has been married for 12 years asks why she still has feelings for her closest male friend even though they haven t seen each other in a long time

[Two Pronged] My partner is HIV+

May 30, 2017 - 1:58 PM

Art asks our Two Pronged duo if he should continue his relationship with his HIV positive boyfriend even if his love for him is less than before

Here's what to do when you’re smarter than your boss

May 28, 2017 - 10:10 PM

So you think you re smarter than your boss? Here are a few tips on how to deal

[Two Pronged] Threesome gone wrong

May 14, 2017 - 3:25 PM

Carl s wife left him for the man they had threesomes with He writes to our Two Pronged duo asking for advice

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

[Two Pronged] Is it worth it to stay in this relationship?

May 07, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Bel a reader asks our Two Pronged duo if she should stay in her unhappy sexless second marriage

[Two Pronged] Am I gay?

May 02, 2017 - 1:13 PM

A Two Pronged reader asks if a past experience has affected his sexual orientation

Dear little brother

Apr 10, 2017 - 11:47 PM

Here are 4 things every fresh graduate should always remember

5 things you need to let go of to succeed at work

Apr 02, 2017 - 10:51 PM

Here s what may be keeping you from moving forward at work

[Clinical Notes] Stepmoms and their new families

Feb 28, 2017 - 8:30 PM

I can t understand why my stepchildren hate me

[Clinical Notes] Are first marriages really better?

Feb 25, 2017 - 3:06 PM

Margarita Holmes talks about the impact of second marriages on kids and the effects of the non legalization of divorce on a family

[Two Pronged] Am I selfish if I want to postpone my wedding?

Feb 19, 2017 - 5:17 PM

I want to explore the world Travel meet friends and do silly things He is now looking forward to start a family have kids and settle But what about me?

[Clinical Notes] Keeping secrets, self-awareness, and change

Feb 10, 2017 - 6:26 PM

Margarita Holmes examines two situations and determines whether there is hope for change

[Two Pronged] My boyfriend has a secret wife and child

Jan 27, 2017 - 10:02 PM

Lidia asks whether or not she should stay with her boyfriend of 3 years after she finds out that he is married and has a son with another woman

[Two Pronged] My boyfriend has commitment issues

Jan 09, 2017 - 2:31 PM

After two weddings that didn t push through Adriana asks: Is 7 years too soon for him? Should I stay and wait or go?

9 ways to deal with travel envy

Jan 01, 2017 - 9:52 PM

Sometimes not everyone wants to hear about your amazing trip – here s why and how you can avoid it

[Two Pronged] Is my boyfriend depressed?

Jan 01, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Nora s boyfriend doesn t want to socialize is always tired feeling stressed and is not that interested in sex anymore – is he depressed?

Illustration by Nico Villarete

[Two Pronged] My friend's boyfriend hit on me

Dec 26, 2016 - 8:56 PM

After her friend s boyfriend makes a pass at her a woman wonders what she should do and why men put other women in similar situations

[Two Pronged] My flighty flight attendant

Dec 22, 2016 - 9:27 PM

I don t know if she s been or still is talking to other guys I just can t fully trust her you know?

[Clinical Notes] More on 'Peeping on my sister-in-law'

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:53 PM

Should a guy tell his wife that he s sexually attracted to his sister in law? Can a marriage survive this kind of secrecy – and can it thrive?

4 things that get great employees to stay with their companies longer

Nov 30, 2016 - 5:49 PM

Do out of this world perks really get folks to stay with their companies longer? Or is it something else?

5 signs your employee is quitting

Sep 26, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Someone s resignation can blindside any boss or organization Can you really spot this ahead of time? Real talk and honest answers from Jonathan Yabut

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

Love advice from Alex Gonzaga: On courtship, rebound relationships

Sep 17, 2016 - 9:16 PM

Kailangan talagang pahirapan at patagalin ang pangliligaw Para malaman mo talaga kung seryoso at kung talagang para sa iyo yung lalaki iyon Alex says regarding courtship

Job-hopping: Good or bad for your career?

Aug 21, 2016 - 8:49 PM

Many employers frown upon it but sometimes it feels necessary to leave a company you ve just joined when it isn t working out How do you manage this? Join our Twitter convo to share your best advice on this topic

15 hard lessons fresh grads learn from first jobs out of college

Aug 09, 2016 - 8:04 PM

Reality bites – or does it? Among the gems: Panindigan mo lahat nang papasukan mo

WE'VE BEEN THERE. First jobbers share stories on their jobs after college. All Rappler photos

Dear Class of 2016: What we've learned

Aug 08, 2016 - 11:25 AM

Ready or not the Class of 2015 faced the realities of life after graduation Here s what they have to say

WATCH: Important life lessons from Joel Trinidad, Rachel Alejandro

Aug 05, 2016 - 3:40 PM

Veteran actors Joel Trinidad and Rachel Alejandro talk about the best advice they ve ever received and the lessons they ve learned from their years onstage

Rappler screengrab

Rappler, SEDPI partner to empower OFWs

Aug 05, 2016 - 2:48 PM

The partnership aims to produce content that will help OFWs manage their finances better

 PARTNERSHIP. Rappler and SEDPI partner to empower OFWs through financial literacy. In the photo (from the left): Rappler BalikBayan's Don Kevin Hapal, SEDPI's Neil Palteng and Vince Rapisura, Rappler's Glenda Gloria, MovePH's Rupert Ambil and David Lozada. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How this fresh grad applied for his first job before getting his diploma

Aug 02, 2016 - 8:44 PM

Just graduated and looking for a job? Here s how this fresh grad did it – even before getting his diploma

Photo from Facebook via Kalibrr

[Two Pronged] Boyfriend's secrets and lies

Aug 01, 2016 - 8:00 PM

One woman says she found her boyfriend s secret Facebook account which revealed details of his sex life And what s more he blocked her and two other friends from the account

Tiger Woods an inspiration for Aussie star Jason Day

Jul 12, 2016 - 3:16 PM

The friendship between Woods and Day has grown over the past year and the Fil Aussie golfer admits he regularly turns to the 14 time major champion for advice

 Photos by TANNEN MAURY/EPA

Keep your career moving forward: Some tips

Jul 11, 2016 - 4:47 PM

When it comes to your career there s more than one way up

How to answer the job interview question 'Why shouldn't we hire you?'

Jun 21, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Also how to answer a related question: Why should we hire you?

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan

This Pinoy excelling at Pixar shares inspiring career advice

Jun 15, 2016 - 9:43 PM

From Walt Disney Studios intern to set designer on Finding Dory Pixar artist Paul Abadilla shares some valuable advice he s learned on the job

PAUL ABADILLA AND FAMILY. Disney Pixar’s 'Finding Dory' sketch artist, Paul Abadilla, and his family at the Philippine premiere of the film. Photo courtesy of Disney Pixar

WATCH: Hank Azaria delivers hilarious commencement speech in 'The Simpsons' voices

May 27, 2016 - 10:44 PM

Chief Wiggum Moe the Bartender Apu the Old Sea Captain and the Comic Book Guy dish out important life lessons for this year s Tufts University graduates

Screengrab from YouTube/tuftsu

After the job interview: How to deal with the long wait

May 25, 2016 - 9:21 PM

The wait is sometimes the hardest part What can you do to help yourself through when the phone isn t ringing and the inbox remains empty after your job interview?

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

[Dash of SAS] Love and sex advice from the Pope

May 19, 2016 - 12:50 PM

Many of the laws in the Philippines are based on the love and sex advice dispensed by the Church says sex and gender columnist Ana Santos

How being a call center agent helped me become a CEO

May 17, 2016 - 6:05 PM

By working as a telemarketer Kalibrr co founder and CEO Paul Rivera honed the craft of communication and built soft skills

Photo via Kalibrr

[Two Pronged] 'Imperfect' mistress: I want to win him back

May 15, 2016 - 8:06 PM

He told me that he didn t leave me last year because of the great sex saying that I was the best in bed and he can t resist me I felt used

She dropped out of college – now she's in the top 1% of millennials

May 14, 2016 - 11:49 AM

She had no college degree no background in programming or marketing and had to move in with her dad Things weren t looking good – but then here s how US entrepreneur Lauren Holliday made it work

The best answer to the job interview question 'Tell me about yourself'

May 10, 2016 - 9:52 PM

If you answer this poorly you set yourself up to get grilled by the interviewer You’ll be a nervous rambling wreck writes Kalibrr co founder and CEO Paul Rivera

Illustration by Ernest Fiestan/Rappler

[Two Pronged] I fell out of love with the father of my child

May 08, 2016 - 1:07 PM

He s the father of her child and she s realized that she s fallen out of love with him I can’t make love to him the way I did before And the hardest thing here is like I always long for another man to love me goes our Two Pronged dilemma

The types of officemates you meet at work – which one are you?

May 01, 2016 - 9:26 PM

How to deal with the office gossip the manipulative politican the fumbling newbie and more?

FEU summa cum laude grad's inspiring story

Apr 28, 2016 - 9:04 PM

We need to be fortified by failures We should live life to the fullest You know every second is an opportunity to live to grow not just to breathe

With patients in the Children's Ward of FEU Hospital last Christmas 2015. I also performed a couple of magic tricks as I approached each child in his bed. Photo courtesy of Christopher Valentin