Self Improvement Week

9.11.17

I Tried Sleeping Two Hours a Day to Get More Done

Living on short naps is exhausting, but proponents of polyphasic sleep claim the benefits are huge.

9.11.17

Can a 'Psychic Masseuse' Fix My Back AND My Life?

The practice of "body memory" massage is based on the idea your body "stores" bad vibes. I went to find out what it could do for me, my back, and my future.

9.11.17
9.11.17

I Asked My Exes for the One Thing I Could Have Done Better

"Sometimes you didn't have the most pleasant breath."

9.11.17

How to Harness the Power of Your Pessimism

Turns out expecting the worst is not the crime we all thought. The leader of the 'anti-self help' movement explains.

9.11.17

The Destructive Allure of Hooking Up in Rehab

Most substance abuse centres ban sex and romance between residents. Former addicts tell us why they did it anyway.

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9.11.17

How to Use 'Somatic Therapy' to Control Your Jealousy

Feeling jealous? That's your body being "triggered." Here's how to teach it to chill.

9.11.17

A Cynic's Search for the Truth About Healing Crystals

AKA the New Age phenomenon beloved by white girls everywhere.

9.11.17

People Share the Worst Habit They Got From Their Parents

The first step is to admit it.

9.11.17

I Had an Emotional Breakdown to DJ Khaled’s Self Help Book, ‘The Keys’

Fan Luv. Major Key. Will I ever think my own thoughts again? Bless Up. Don't Ever Play Yourself. Who am I, and who is he? Where do I end and DJ Khaled begins?

9.11.17

I Spent A Month Trying to Make Literally One New Friend

A lonely quest for human connection.

9.11.17

My Disastrous Attempt to Use Self Help Books to 'Get' Me a Man

It all started with a little tome called "Why Men Love Bitches."

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