A Cynic’s Guide to Meditation
After a string of upsetting life events, I threw myself headfirst into meditation to deal with my anxieties—despite my apprehension that the practice was yet another bit of BS modernity.
How to Stop Gossiping, According to Experts
"Intentions do matter. Instead of harping on negativity in your conversations, focus on positive gossip."
Experts Say You Should Tell Yourself Nice Things
This is how they suggest you improve your inner dialogue.
I Tried Tightening My Vagina With Some Herbal Drink in Indonesia
"Jamu" also promised to sweeten my sweat, sooth my tired muscles, and just generally improve my life.
The VICE Guide to Self Improvement
How to Be a Better Person, According to Kanye West
"Yeezy taught me."
I Wore Pheromones to Become a Sex God
Do the mysterious, unscented love-chemicals actually work?
Can You Really Change After Turning 25?
Everyone wants to be a better version of themselves. We asked people how we can do that.
I Tried to Become the Perfect Version of Myself
Everyone imagines they could be healthier, sexier, and happier. But could they, really?
Andrew W.K. on Rock Bottom
Only those who have fallen down can truly perceive what it means to be up.
Andrew W.K. on Growth
In ways both real and imagined, how you see the world colors what you see in the world.
I Tried to Become a Better Person in Seven Days
My approach was simple: try one new mind-body challenge every day for a week. Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, swordfighting, and diarrhea.
How to Conjure Friends and Influence Yourself
A free 10-day online course in chaos magick aims to change your life and evolve the way we talk and think about magick online.