The VICE Guide to Self Improvement


Vulnerable Celebrities and the Managers Who Tried to Destroy Them

There's a long history of attorneys, managers, and so-called shrinks preying on cashed up stars who are out of their depth.


I Asked a ‘Millennial Expert’ if Our Generation Is Doomed

Hygge, house plants, smashed avocado, perpetual renting, and ushering in the apocalypse.


I Tested the Internet's Five Favourite Nootropics

Will Aniracetam, Oxiracetam, Huperzine A, Modafinil, and something called "Lion's Mane" improve my IQ?


Can A Psychologist Cure My Worst Character Trait, Unstoppable Selfishness?

I don't want to be an inconsiderate arsehole for the rest of my life.


How to Be a Better Person, According to Kanye West

"Yeezy taught me."


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.


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.


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

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


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.


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.


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.