Pinays share tips on how they deal when it all becomes too much.
No matter how organized you are or how put together your life is, stress (and the things that cause it) still finds a way to creep in. Everybody experiences some level of stress; while this is normal, it's also completely possible
Self-care looks different for everyone.
Something you should know about me: I've only been working as a Beauty Editorial Assistant at Cosmopolitan Philippines for less than a year, but my love affair with makeup started way back when I was a kid.Growing up, I would
Go ahead, give yourself some bangs. ;)
It's an awfully familiar situation: You're sitting at home, mindlessly scrolling through your feed when the *genius* idea of giving yourself bangs and coloring your hair crosses your mind. "It looks pretty easy," you think to yourself. After
'Yung mental state ko really, really suffered during that time.'
On May 1, Coleen Garcia and Billy Crawford happily announced they were expecting their first child, and that Coleen was already five months along in her pregnancy. Behind their smiles on their respective Instagram posts, the Kapamilya actress' pregnancy actually wasn&#
Including a K-drama that focuses on mental health!
Looking for more drama and movie recos? Here's what's new on Viu this month! In this idol competition program, ~underrated~ boy groups "go up against each other and release music on streaming sites simultaneously." The show features seven
Do you feel better? Worse?
We're almost two months into quarantine, and we don't know what's next: Will there be another extension? Or will the country slowly start opening its borders? People have had different reactions to this uncertainty: Some have
Due to the pandemic, Maxene and her husband Rob Mananquil have been stuck in Indonesia since February 29.
It was in the middle of March when the Philippines felt the crippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic head-on. The virus was no longer just a threat but an actual-albeit invisible-enemy to mankind. Luzon was placed under lockdown,
It's a perfectly valid reaction.
In the time of COVID-19, emotions are running high, and people are dealing with this pandemic differently. There are those who are experiencing anxiety, fear, and loneliness-which can sometimes lead to randomly bursting into tears. But what if, in the
The struggle has been so, so real.
After the enhanced community quarantine was declared, many found themselves in a set-up they didn't anticipate: working from home. And if this is something you're not used to, it can be hard to adjust. Every article you
Embrace your inner TikToker, girl.
At the start of the ECQ, I couldn't go through Instagram Stories without seeing some version of a viral TikTok challenge. We're almost two months into the lockdown, and this still rings true. Indeed, people are at home,
One minute, you’re fine. And the next, you’re sobbing on the floor.
A few hours after the extension of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was announced, I was washing the dishes and I suddenly felt the urge to cry. I anticipated an extension and I actually think it's necessary, but even ironclad logic
We're happy that you're happy, Ellen!
Here's some sweet news to start your day: Ellen Adarna just revealed that she's dating someone new! According to, Ellen did an interview on the Good Times With Mo podcast on April 3, where she spoke
More tired than usual? There's a reason behind that.
Ever had one of those days where you haven't done much, yet still feel totally exhausted by 8pm? It's likely during our current coronavirus lockdown that many of us are feeling tired after a long day of staying
Panic attacks also left her feeling unable to breathe.
By now, many of us are familiar with the physical symptoms of coronavirus, which include a fever and dry cough, and potentially a loss of taste and smell. There's also been plenty said on the importance of keeping on top
And how it's affecting their mental health.
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. The very next day, considering the rising number of cases, the Philippine government put Metro Manila under community quarantine. It only took a few
She shares she is 'equal parts terrified and relieved.'
Miley Cyrus has been hosting her daily Bright Minded: Live With Miley Instagram show for a few weeks, and the conversations she has with her celebrity friends are always so enlightening. Already, she's talked to Demi Lovato about body image,
It's okay to admit if you're having a hard time with the thing you thought you were good at.
Two weeks into quarantine, and you'd think we'd all be used to the staying at home, especially if you're an introvert. Given the strict physical distancing measures enforced to keep the COVID-19 from spreading even
You can do more than just turning off your phone!
For most of us, checking the news for updates about the pandemic has practically become routine. It feels like our responsibility to keep up with everything that's happening-and while it is, there's also no denying that all
'I basically slept for almost three years.'
Earlier in March 2020, Ellen Adarna revealed she received mental health training in Bali, Indonesia. There, she learned how to understand and control her emotions. Naturally, a lot of people had questions about the program she attended; Ellen took to Instagram to
It's to fight off the 'demons' in her head.
Ellen Adarna is on a personal journey to become mentally and emotionally stronger.The actress underwent intensive mental training in Bali, Indonesia early this month, and is still reflecting on the experience.As she revealed in an Instagram Story a week ago,
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