Rachel Miller is Deputy Editor of VICE Life and the author of The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People.
If you're tired of references to "crazy” exes or the way they perform self-awareness but never change, go ahead and challenge their version of events.
Come up with some fun alternative plans, and know that drilling your relatives with objectively true facts might not be the most effective route here.
It might be tempting to put this decision off until the last minute, but there are lots of good reasons not to go, and you shouldn't feel guilty.
The events of this year have made it hard to ignore massive differences in core values.
Yes, it’s wrong to punch someone in the head—but not because it validates negative (racist) stereotypes.
The news right now is bleak, and any personal stressors—like a breakup, job loss, or a pet getting sick—can make it even harder to have hope for the future.
When we shrink our lives down to bubbles and pods, we lose access to the low-stakes connections that are good for our well-being. Here's how to fix that.
Listen to heavy metal in the shower with your eyes closed. Rank candy in the group text to start drama. Wear a subtle costume every day.
It feels like apathy and despair about democracy are at an all-time high right now, but this is the exact moment when it's most important not to give up.