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Feeling sick? Let me ask–‘WHO is the matter with you?’

MINDY Perez-Rubio

Many are not aware of how important this is and, therefore, are unable to explain why their relationship with others is not the way they want it to be. They are sure it is the other party that is the culprit and cause of their problems.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines | Read More »

Living in the present and knowing God’s love is enough


One wise principle of spirituality is to live in the present moment and not be trapped in the past or fear for the future. Both entrapments are tools of the evil spirit.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Revisiting Le Corbusier complex in Chandigarh, India


It was 1970. I went to India for the first time to see Chandigarh, a city that then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru built as the new capital of Punjab state. It was designed by the Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier.

Posted: November 11th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Columns | Read More »

Dare us, challenge us–we need it


At SM the other day I heard “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” Playing holiday songs too early has always annoyed me. But this time I was in the moment, and it didn’t much matter that it was only the first week of October.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Five things that steal your joy


A few weeks ago, I wrote about the top stressors that turn your life upside down. On the list were changing jobs, moving homes, ending relationships, or any type of major, life-changing loss.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Whatever it takes to live a so-called healthy life

“NOWAY! Something’s definitely wrong with this scale!”

I must admit I’m confused. I expect approval from my doctor, but I’m let down instead. Told that I have been taking fish-oil capsules every night since my last visit, she’s not impressed.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Our choices define who we are


In the second book of the “Harry Potter” series, Albus Dumbledore tells Harry, “It is our choices…that show that we truly are far more than our abilities.”

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Why we should never take things for granted


What does it mean to “take for granted”? A brief definition says “to use, accept in a careless or indifferent manner; to accept without question or objection; to assume.” It seems harmless enough.

Posted: August 18th, 2013 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Making the most of your 365 days


It’s no surprise that a majority of us fervently wish for a more thrilling life, one with adventure at every turn, with every single day as unpredictable and astounding as the next. It may sound exhausting, but it also seems a lot more fulfilling and rewarding than living life in a routine manner.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in 2BU,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Refresh, reset, move forward


Although, we started off slow on this Dollhouse column, introducing all sorts of topics that spurred from our reader’s questions, I hope our pieces of advice helped you in your personal growth and journey.

Posted: January 27th, 2012 in 2BU,Featured Gallery | Read More »

‘Life’s a party! Live it up, drink it down, laugh it off. Avoid the nonsense’


“I’d rather eat a cupcake than go to the gym,” James says in jest during the shoot. He may seem like your regular 17-year-old, balancing school and other stuff regular teens do, but he’s got some things going for him that not all young people his age do: a clear idea of what he wants to do, the drive to get it, and a positive outlook.

Posted: January 20th, 2012 in 2BU | Read More »

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  2. Life lessons I want to teach my son
  3. Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  4. ‘Wild West’ Masbate’s pristine marine gems
  5. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  6. Sweet party for Andi Manzano
  7. Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  8. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  9. Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  10. How Margie Moran-Floirendo keeps her dancer’s body
  1. How Zsa Zsa Padilla found Conrad Onglao; Sharon Cuneta played Cupid
  2. Are your favorite malls open this Holy Week break?
  3. Historic Fort Bonifacio tunnel converted into a septic tank
  4. ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  5. Miss America: Don’t suspend teen over prom invite
  6. How Margie Moran-Floirendo keeps her dancer’s body
  7. This is not just a farm
  8. President Quezon was born here–and so was Philippine surfing
  9. Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  10. Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
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  2. Mary Jean Lastimosa is new Miss Universe Philippines
  3. Did Angara ruin Pia Wurtzbach’s chances at Bb. Pilipinas?
  4. Dominique–Gretchen and Tonyboy Cojuangco’s daughter–now an endorser
  5. Vinegar test helpful vs cervical cancer
  6. From Jeannie to mom of suicide victim
  7. San Vicente beaches hidden but not for long
  8. Borgy and Georgina are back; others are off–again
  9. Why is the lifestyle set now afraid to wear jewelry–before Kim Henares?
  10. Sen. Angara: I thought Pia Wurtzbach gave a good answer


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