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[OPINYON] Isinulat habang nakahiga sa banig ng karamdaman at natauhan

Oct 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Hindi masama ang matauhan. Katunayan, dapat ngang paminsan-minsan ay matauhan tayo mula sa, halimbawa, lubos nating sinasambang pulitiko. Lumayo sa ideyang tagapagligtas ang pinuno.

Not sure about the life path you’re on? Here are some things you need to know

Sep 03, 2019 - 6:01 PM

Choosing which way to go can be tough. To make things a little easier, read up on some life lessons from Bianca Gonzalez and Globe’s #PaanoBaToLive.

Globe's Paano ba 'To with Bianca Gonzales in Taguig City on August 16, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Hong Kong domestic helpers get free swimming lessons

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:38 PM

British Simon Holliday sets up 'Splash Foundation,' which offers free swimming lessons for domestic helpers in Hong Kong, including OFWs

This picture taken on September 30, 2018 shows domestic helpers from the Philippines cheering with an instructor during a swimming class provided by the Splash Foundation at a swimming pool in Hong Kong. A charity called Splash offers free swimming lessons for marginalised communities in Hong Kong including refugees.  Vivek PRAKASH / AFP

Teachers complain of ‘excessive’ workload; DepEd says these are ‘legal, necessary’

Sep 25, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The Teachers' Dignity Coalition camps outside the DepEd head office and calls for changes in the monitoring systems and paperwork

OVERWORKED. Teachers call on the DepEd to stop its review systems and paperwork that supposedly burden teachers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Always having 'the usual'? Here's why you should try something different

Sep 21, 2018 - 1:27 PM

Science says it will make you happier

Piolo Pascual, Jericho Rosales, Kiko Pangilinan on lessons of fatherhood

Jun 16, 2018 - 6:00 PM

We ask real-life dads: What has fatherhood taught you?

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.

Leni Robredo, Sara Duterte, Leila de Lima on lessons of motherhood

May 13, 2018 - 10:04 PM

We also ask our readers to tell us what being a mom has taught them

Guerrero leaves AFP leadership 4 reminders before bowing out

Apr 19, 2018 - 11:35 AM

'Being in the military service is not about you. It is about the institution. It is about the country. It is about the people we serve and secure,' newly retired AFP chief General Rey Leonardo Guerrero reminds the officers of the Philippine military

PARTING WORDS. Former military chief General Rey Leonardo Guerrero has some advice to the military leadership as he retires from the service. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Which tarot card rules your zodiac sign?

Feb 20, 2018 - 7:23 PM

Here's what your tarot card says about your personality, challenges, and life lessons

Your astrological life lesson for 2018

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:09 PM

What is Saturn telling you about the year ahead?

Values kids can learn from sports

Dec 21, 2017 - 11:32 AM

These life lessons will remain long after you’ve left the field

MILF on BBL, Dela Rosa on war on drugs, Miss Universe 2017 | Midday wRap

Nov 27, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Mara Cepeda

Techie aid workers to share lessons from Yolanda

Nov 07, 2017 - 10:18 PM

A book that honors Filipino aid workers who pioneered technological innovations in disaster response in the aftermath of Yolanda will be launched on November 9 at De La Salle University

9 life lessons from Boy Abunda

Sep 26, 2017 - 12:00 PM

The TV host shares stories about his days as a young boy, his love for his mother, and making it in showbiz

Do you have the grit for success?

Jul 17, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Apprentice Asia winner Jonathan Yabut gives tips for success – not just in career but in life

Lessons kids can teach adults

Apr 20, 2017 - 8:42 PM

How can you look at life more positively – as children do?

What can we learn from China’s long history of fighting illicit drugs?

Apr 05, 2017 - 7:00 PM

Drug use is a problem but sometimes the exaggeration of the problem could be more dangerous and the cures on offer could be worse than the problem itself

Money lessons I learned in my 30s

Jun 10, 2016 - 3:04 PM

It’s the perfect time to learn from your past mistakes and be proactive about your financial future

6 Career lessons from Filipino musicians with day jobs

May 13, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The amazing musicians featured here are also HR directors financial advisors and more Here s great career advice on how they ve made it work for them

ROCKERS BY NIGHT. Josh Alipe, Dowell de los Reyes, Paolo Bagaman, and more musicians with day jobs talk about what music has contributed to their everyday lives. Photo from Facebook/sirensph, Dye Vargas, Red Rivera

Surprising life lessons from your favorite movies and TV shows

Dec 24, 2015 - 11:52 AM

This Christmas turn marathon watching sessions into learning opportunities

Photo courtesy of official The Big Bang Theory Facebook page

3 lessons learned from Pia Wurtzbach's Miss Universe victory

Dec 21, 2015 - 11:14 PM

Never settle when you can dream bigger is one lesson in life that Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach knows too well

PIA WURTZBACH. The Philippines' candidate is Miss Universe 2015. Photo courtesy of HO/The Miss Universe Organization

Top 3 things I've learned about being a parent

Oct 21, 2015 - 11:07 AM

At the end of the day I tell myself that while I’m the parent and the mature adult in the relationship I may still be wrong So I try to talk and listen do things with them choose my battles and enjoy the adventure

WATCH: How to play the drums

Aug 26, 2015 - 6:17 PM

Watch this quick tutorial with drums teacher and musician Chris Cantada

7 things that motherhood changed for the better

Aug 25, 2015 - 9:16 AM

It will change your body your views your LIFE

Teachers worldwide to lecture on new UN development goals

Aug 09, 2015 - 8:42 PM

Teachers across the globe will give a universal lecture when the United Nations launches the Sustainable Development Goals global targets for development

PROJECT EVERYONE. The initiative is part of Project Everyone, a campaign which aims to 'to share the global goals with 7 billion people in 7 days' Screenshot from Project Everyone video

The ‘3 basic laws of money,’ according to kids

May 17, 2015 - 1:10 PM

The young sons of personal finance guru Rose Fausto share money lessons apt for adults and kids alike

Millennials to fellow millennials on competition, career, life

May 16, 2015 - 10:57 AM

4 millennials apply and share the lessons learned from joining a recruitment competition

26 PH celebrities: The best advice mom ever gave me

May 09, 2015 - 5:16 PM

Celebrities and beauty queens share the best lessons they learned from their moms

Photos by Manman Dejeto (Solenn and Jennylyn) Rob Reyes/Alexa Villano/Rappler

3 life lessons from the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

May 05, 2015 - 10:13 PM

In the spirit of celebrating our Pambansang Kamao and our pursuit of hacking the corporate world here are life lessons Manny Pacquiao teaches us despite his defeat

LEARNING FROM MANNY. What sort of career lessons can we learn from the recent Pacquiao-Mayweather fight? Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

I learned to be a woman when I was 5

Apr 01, 2015 - 8:15 AM

For the last 3 decades Mrs J had had no idea of the awesome role she’s played in my narrative

6 years, 6 lessons from Dubai

Feb 21, 2015 - 6:54 PM

Here are some of those lessons I’ve learned from my experience living the past 6 years in Dubai

What the health sector can learn from the papal visit

Feb 04, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Here are three things the health community can glean from Pope Francis recent State and Apostolic mission to the Philippines

Pope Francis interacts thru a sign language to a Filipino parents with disabilities during a meeting with families at the MOA Arena. Photo by Francis Malasig/EPA

5 lessons business leaders can learn from Pope

Jan 20, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The Pope’s messages during his visit are not solely evangelical – they are practical that even business leaders and managers can learn and emulate

Q&A: A youth's personal encounter, lessons from Pope Francis

Jan 20, 2015 - 11:52 AM

Leandro Santos II one of 4 Filipino youths who gave testimonials before Pope Francis at UST shares his experience and lessons learned in his encounter with the pontiff

ONCE IN A LIFETIME HUG. Youth speaker Leandro Santos II hugs Pope Francis after delivering his testimonial at UST. Screengrab from Rappler

#PugadBaboy: Pangaral

Nov 25, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Pangaral punchline 2

Nov 25, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Pangaral punchline 3

Nov 25, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Jesuit Roque Ferriols turns 90, touches lives of youth

Aug 16, 2014 - 11:22 PM

If I say Be good you might think I am joking But to tell you the truth that is the most important of all – if we understand it Ferriols says

FRUIT OF OBEDIENCE. Fr Roque Ferriols taught philosophy for around half a century until 2013, when he quit after a cataract surgery. File photo by Henson Wongaiham

What they don't tell you about the news

Jul 01, 2014 - 10:30 PM

In the past 3 years I ve learned things that no one told me before I started which I will tell you now

THE DOWNSIDES. Journalism is a lot less glamorous than most may think. Photo by Charles Salazar

CONVERSATION: A letter to my 20-year-old self

Jun 19, 2014 - 10:43 AM

What would you tell your 20 year old self

DEAR SELF. What are some things you wish you knew way back when?

A letter to Tatay

Jun 14, 2014 - 9:09 PM

I wish you were here to give your opinion about my professional and personal issues – from mundane office concerns and painful emotional skirmishes with past girlfriends to my own contradictions and inanities

10 things women in their 20s should say goodbye to

Jun 14, 2014 - 1:05 PM

Time to say goodbye to your teenage years along with the drama and the attitude that may just be holding you back

A year after Serendra: The fear of death

Jun 05, 2014 - 12:28 PM

I don’t think I’m alone when I say I’d rather not think about my mortality because not a single person on this planet is excluded from this inevitable future

Kite-flying, life lessons

May 15, 2014 - 3:16 PM

I suspect that much I know now about predictions and decision making – things that are so essential in my current work – I began to learn while flying kites

10 lessons we can learn from 'Star Wars'

May 04, 2014 - 9:00 PM

On Star Wars Day we look back on some of our favorite lines and the lessons they offer

10 'grool' things the 'Mean Girls' taught us

Apr 30, 2014 - 1:50 PM

The hit movie Mean Girls gave us more than just laughs they taught us quite a few crucial things as well

MEAN GIRLS. Ten years later and it still hasn't gotten old. Image from the Mean Girls official Facebook page

Go out and explore! Summer activities 2014

Mar 27, 2014 - 1:43 PM

A list of available summer workshops and activities in the metro

7 lessons from celebrated and notorious public figures

Dec 25, 2013 - 11:03 AM

Courage hubris forgiveness and how not to grow old

Nostalgia: My teacher, my mentor

Sep 08, 2013 - 9:48 AM

My favorite teacher trained under the Thomasites–although he later earned a law degree and worked as a journalist for most of his life