Lia Kantrowitz

Lia Kantrowitz is a Senior Editorial Designer at VICE.

Drugs Addiction

Vape-Related Deaths Are Scaring People Back into Smoking Cigs

"I realized that if I'm going to die from nicotine, I'd rather have it be at age 60 from cancer than 24 from my lungs exploding or whatever."
Alex Norcia
5 days ago
self-care

True Self-Care Is Not About You

The concept is marketed as an isolating, individual activity, but the best self-care is learning to take care of each other.
Angie Jaime
8.8.19
Scam Academy

I Use My Learning Disorder Diagnosis to Cheat on Tests

Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
Anonymous
6.4.19
so sad today

Doing What You Love Is Hard: Advice from So Sad Today

It may seem that others are achieving “liberation” through following their passions, but what you might not see is the hard work behind it.
Melissa Broder
5.30.19
Scam Academy

I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.21.19
FEEL IT

How to Have Money

Once you have it there are a lot of things you can do with it. Kate Carraway is here to steer you in the right direction.
Kate Carraway
5.16.19
mind

The Anatomy of Empathy

Joel Salinas can literally feel his patients' pain. But as scientists are learning, there's more to empathy than just mirroring someone else.
Shayla Love
5.7.19
FEEL IT

How to Be Together

Existing with another human is a difficult thing to do. Luckily, Kate Carraway's got advice.
Kate Carraway
4.22.19
so sad today

From No Self-Esteem to Low Self-Esteem: Advice from So Sad Today

I’ve found that the less pressure I place on myself to love myself—at least the way the self-care industrial complex peddles that concept—the better I feel.
So Sad Today
4.14.19
so sad today

It Sucks That Fantasy Isn’t Reality: Advice from So Sad Today

With a stranger, there are so many empty spaces we get to fill with our imagination, but as we get to know a person better, there are less blanks.
So Sad Today
3.25.19
FEEL IT

Time Is Everything

It determines more about your life than anything except money, and obviously “time” and “money” give each other meaning, value, and possibility.
Kate Carraway
3.21.19
so sad today

The Year of Saying No: Advice from So Sad Today

From August 2018 to August 2019, I am only saying yes to requests out of a creative interest, a financial need, or a genuine desire to be of service based on love and friendship.
So Sad Today
3.10.19
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