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Rappler's latest stories on adulting


How to get some sleep during a pandemic

May 30, 2020 - 6:53 PM

Here are some tips from an expert on how to fix our messed up body clocks

Love in lockdown: Dating for the single and quarantined

May 24, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Is this truly the worst time to be single?

Are you a 'covivert?' The personality type thriving in lockdown

May 17, 2020 - 3:00 PM

Introvert, extrovert, or both? You just might be a covivert, surviving (and thriving) in this new 'coviverse' we live in

Netflix to adapt new, as-yet untranslated Elena Ferrante novel

May 13, 2020 - 10:27 PM

Netflix and Fandango are joining together to develop a series based on the new book 'The Lying Life of Adults'

How to find happiness in a pandemic

May 11, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Dr. Laurie Santos, creator of the 'Psychology and the Good Life' class at Yale University, shares her tips

WATCH: How to get started on your quarantine baking

May 06, 2020 - 1:45 PM

Rappler reporter Beatrice Go shares some tips on how to bake efficiently during quarantine

How do these thinkers see a post-pandemic Philippines? Part 4

Apr 30, 2020 - 5:08 PM

In Part 4, we highlight the views of thought leaders from the performance arts, fashion, music, sports, travel, and film

WATCH: The Hustle guide to making a DIY face mask

Apr 29, 2020 - 8:33 PM

For your productivity and safety needs, here’s an animated guide to making your own easy-to-stitch, rewashable, and refillable face masks

Get ready with vlogger, mimiyuuuh

Apr 28, 2020 - 4:07 PM

How does mimiyuuuh start her mornings? Does she actually drink her water, b*tch?

Adulting 101: Public speaking tips from Nicole Cordoves

Apr 27, 2020 - 11:00 AM

Here are 3 tips to remember from the 'Miss Q and A' hurado herself

Work-from-home burnout? 4 ways to cope in lockdown

Apr 27, 2020 - 7:30 AM

When work meets home, things can get extra stressful – especially during a quarantine. Feeling the burnout? Here's how you can rise from the rut.

How to make your weekends from home still feel like weekends

Apr 25, 2020 - 12:21 PM

Make the most of your days off, even under quarantine

I do, I don't? Your guide to wedding plans during a pandemic

Apr 22, 2020 - 8:00 PM

For about-to-be-wed couples affected by the ECQ, here are some tips, factors, and alternatives to consider if you're planning to postpone your big day

Get ready with me: From my home to yours

Apr 22, 2020 - 3:52 PM

We’re all making adjustments during quarantine. Let yours be a move for the better.

TikTok, vitamins, workout: Search topics that have spiked during the PH lockdown

Apr 20, 2020 - 4:14 PM

The things that got Filipinos furiously typing on Google Search

How to take career risks and other tips from Manny Pangilinan

Apr 17, 2020 - 2:09 PM

The business tycoon shares nuggets of wisdom with the younger generation

How do these thinkers see a post-pandemic Philippines? Part 1

Apr 07, 2020 - 10:43 AM

In Part 1, we feature economics, business, politics, and more

Love in lockdown: Making an unplanned LDR work during a quarantine

Apr 07, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Love in the time of corona – how can couples cope in a sudden long-distance relationship? Here are a few psychologist-approved tips to help you go the distance

Love in lockdown: Tech for long distance relationships

Apr 05, 2020 - 8:00 PM

Staying connected is important – whether it's a romantic or platonic relationship

Grieving from a distance: Coping with loss due to coronavirus

Apr 03, 2020 - 4:30 PM

In a situation marked by a potential fatality, it's only natural for greater feelings associated with fear, ambiguity, and anticipatory grief to come in

How to comfort a loved one who may have coronavirus

Apr 02, 2020 - 2:44 PM

As the new coronavirus strikes closer and closer to home, it becomes more important to be informed with facts to guide us on what to do when a loved one gets COVID-19

Barkada Bayanihan: These friends raised over P100k to feed frontliners – here’s how you can do it too

Mar 30, 2020 - 2:00 PM

This barkada proves that small acts make quite the impact

BARKADA BAYANIHAN. A group of friends raises funds to feed frontline healthcare workers. All photos courtesy of Louis Banzon

Leading from home: How to motivate your work-from-home team

Mar 29, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Taking care of your team — as well as taking care of yourself — can be overwhelming

Adulting 101: How to prepare your finances during a pandemic

Mar 28, 2020 - 11:18 AM

During these times, it is best to keep calm, compose yourself, and come up with a plan to make yourself more financially healthy

An introverted techie's thoughts on staying mentally healthy in a pandemic

Mar 26, 2020 - 11:45 AM

Here’s a list of things to keep the mind from becoming a mess of tears and anxiety in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic

Is it time to break-up? Here are 5 signs

Mar 22, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Should you stay or should you go? Rappler talks to a relationship psychologist to find out when it is time to finally break-up

Adulting 101: Upskilling for a post-pandemic future

Mar 21, 2020 - 12:11 PM

We have compiled a list of free online resources ranging from education to wellness

This organization is offering free psychologist consultations over the phone

Mar 20, 2020 - 7:00 PM

MindNation opens 500 slots for those in need of a 30-minute chat with a licensed psychologist, either via phone or video call

[OPINION] 'Pasaway' commuters amid lockdown? These people don't have a choice

Mar 19, 2020 - 3:28 PM

'For vulnerable sectors, crisis is a gun to the head: they always have to bear the full severity of the consequences'

Adulting 101: Practicing empathy in the midst of the coronavirus crisis

Mar 18, 2020 - 10:35 PM

Practicing empathy does more than broadening our perspective, it also gives us a sense of connectedness with those around us

Volunteer your skills during the lockdown through these initiatives

Mar 18, 2020 - 12:21 PM

Here are some initiatives where we can share our skills and time to help out during the coronavirus crisis

Keep calm and cope: How to stay mentally healthy during coronavirus crisis

Mar 13, 2020 - 4:00 PM

Feeling a bit anxious lately? Don't worry, that's normal – here are simple but helpful tips on how to stay sane amid these trying times

[OPINION] Dreaming on a dying planet: A letter from a young climate activist

Mar 10, 2020 - 2:13 PM

'Having clean air, water, and soil means that we can become who we have always wanted to be'

Tech lifestyles enable 'safe escape' from coronavirus

Mar 09, 2020 - 2:46 PM

'Social distancing' in the time of COVID-19

[OPINION] I was an atheist, then a Christian, and now an agnostic

Mar 08, 2020 - 3:00 PM

'No matter which side you're on, it's wrong to make people feel unsafe for believing in the things they do, or feel that they are lesser than you for not believing in what you believe'

Adulting 101: What Kylie Verzosa has learned from being a beauty queen

Mar 08, 2020 - 2:00 PM

The Miss International 2016 queen shares the lessons she's learned from her years in the pageant world

[OPINION] In solidarity with our queer sisters

Mar 06, 2020 - 1:17 PM

'The more I learned about the experiences of other LGBTQ folks like me, the more I recognized that we were still different from each other'

[OPINION] Do you believe in 'quiet activism?'

Mar 05, 2020 - 4:41 PM

'I realized that activism does not always need to be performed publicly, that some kinds of activism are not obvious'

Why people post ‘couple photos’ as their social media profile picture

Feb 24, 2020 - 12:14 PM

For some, it's a way to ward off things that could potentially harm their relationship including ex-partners, and romantic rivals who could attempt to steal their current sweethearts

[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: It's okay to have more than one lover

Feb 19, 2020 - 8:00 PM

We speak with a couple that practices polyamory. How complex is their arrangement? Does jealousy rear its ugly head?

Inside the Industry: Creating space for artists with Fringe MNL's Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan

Feb 17, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Operating from its base of operations, Pineapple Lab in Makati's Poblacion District, Fringe MNL describes itself as a home for "unicorns and creatives"

#HustleEveryday: How to deal with an office breakup

Feb 17, 2020 - 11:17 AM

The company will move on with their operations regardless of your relationship status

5 reasons why you’ll achieve more when you’re confident at work

Feb 14, 2020 - 4:03 PM

Being more confident at work is the key to cultivating a successful career

[OPINION] Love is not all you need

Feb 14, 2020 - 1:34 PM

'The problem with idolizing love is that it causes us to develop unrealistic expectations.... Etong mga unrealistic na expectations, 'yan ang makakapatay sa atin.'

#HustleEveryday: Should office romances be kept a secret?

Feb 13, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Your office relationship shouldn’t be announced to everyone, but it shouldn’t be a top-level secret either

Ghosting: Why it happens, and what you can do about it

Feb 11, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Ever been 'haunted' by a ghosting experience? Whether you're the ghoster or the ghostee, here's what you can do about the 21st century disappearing act.

Adulting 101: Essential oils and balms to surprise your tita friends (or yourself) with

Jan 12, 2020 - 4:06 PM

Oilbularyos, you know what's up! Here are 8 local places you can get essential oils, blends, and balms from (not that you need any more, but who's counting)

[OPINION] Getting judged for my tattoos, and the issue of taboos in 2020

Jan 11, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'Getting judged for my tattoos wasn’t as bad or as traumatic as that of folks discriminated against for their gender or disability. But perhaps there’s that common feeling, the feeling of self-denial.'

[Two Pronged] My parents expected a more expensive Christmas gift

Jan 05, 2020 - 9:32 PM

What's 'parentified' and why is it bad?

Pain and promise: Journey of a millennial first-time mom

Jan 04, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Hearing my daughter’s first cry instantly transformed my world. Having gone through hell, I was inexplicably happy.