Pregnant woman jumps off Marcelo Fernan Bridge, lands on passenger ship

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — A woman died after she jumped off the Mandaue side of the Marcelo Fernan Bridge on Wednesday noon, October 20, 2021, police said. Cebu Daily News Digital is withholding the identity of the…

Why being silent sometimes is not a bad thing at all

Immae Lachica 02/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—  Being silent means a lot of things, one of the most common things associated with it is being not okay. But being silent can actually help us to move forward and see things in a…

Mantras to get you by when feeling stressed out

Immae Lachica 12/14/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— Stressed? In our day and age, stress has become part of our daily lives. Yes, it has become part of us but that does not mean this should take a toll on…

Burnout can look like…

Immae Lachica 11/30/2020

    CEBU CITY, Philippines– Tired? This is what most of us might be feeling after battling the many demons brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. It may seem like a good year for some who worked…

This is your sign to start that ‘urban jungle’ at home

Immae Lachica 07/18/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Since everyone has been in home isolation for months now, a lot of us have ventured into doing “new” things. The likes of turning out a normal-looking home into an urban jungle with…

Stress and PH millennials amid pandemic: What surveys found

Annelle Tayao-Juego 07/04/2020

  There’s nothing like a commute-free lifestyle that allows more time with family to reduce one’s stress levels—even amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This is one significant finding of a global pulse survey conducted among millennials by multinational…

Stress relievers

07/06/2018

Cebu’s horizontal and vertical developments is progressing too fast that I often myself lost in places where I used to frequent. This is not a criticism. I am writing this with a sense of wonder of the…

Bracing for Sinulog traffic stress

STEPHEN CAPILLAS 01/18/2018

As someone who lives near the Fuente Osmeña rotunda area for the past few years I’m bracing for traffic conditions in the next three days, the last being the Sinulog Day celebration itself next Sunday, Jan. 21.…

Ayala mall guards undergo stress debriefing after fire

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 01/11/2018

SOME security personnel of Ayala Center Cebu underwent stress debriefing sessions yesterday following the fire that hit the mall’s Metro Ayala department store last week. The debriefing was conducted by the Philippine Mental Health Association (PMHA) Cebu…

USC graduate is Top 2 in CELE

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/17/2016

When he took the Civil Engineering Licensure Examination (CELE) last weekend, stress was wreaking havoc on the system of Samuel Eliezer Yu Uy that he had to endure an abdominal ache while taking the test. Uy prayed…

The good life

Clint Holton Potestas 10/17/2016

I AM thrilled now because I have a list of names of those who did tear my heart. I’d enumerate them at the podium and—to save my face from shame—escape thereafter through the back door of the…

Compassion or fatigue

Jason A. Baguia 06/03/2016

Having voted last May 9, 2016 at the Philippine embassy in Berlin, I strolled through the German capital’s west, stopping shortly past noon at the Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church. Curiosity about its broken spire ushered me into the…

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