self-help

personal finance

How the 'Don't Buy Coffee' Line Made One Guy Rich and Everyone Else Miserable

Simple advice about saving has spawned a toxic debate.
Allie Conti
2 days ago
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
FEEL IT

Stress and You

Stress is less of an epidemic than it is an atmosphere, this thing that lives with us and inside of us. But is it also maybe good? Let's find out!
Kate Carraway
2.22.19
FEEL IT

Phones Are Trash

They're disgusting and stupid and slowly murdering us all.
Kate Carraway
2.6.19
self-help

How to Be a Functioning Person Again This January

Potential solutions for post-Christmas ennui that don't involve excessive movement or giving something up.
Emma Garland
1.4.19
How to Exist OK

Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.
Gideon Jacobs
12.8.18
How to Exist OK

What It's Like Knowing You'll Die of Cancer at 35

"I’ve realized that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."
Gideon Jacobs
11.2.18
cults

How NXIVM Rippled Through Vancouver Actors’ Friend Networks

“It was like being invited to an Oscar party.”
Sarah Berman
9.12.18
self-help

A Deep Dive into the Christian Marriage Book That Made Justin Bieber Cry

I can see why the pop star is so into "The Meaning of Marriage."
Eve Peyser
8.16.18
PROFILES

This Band Photographer Smoked Weed Once and Says He Wrote the Next Bible

Will von Bolton smoked weed for the first time and it changed his life, leading him to write the 'Loophole to Happiness,' which is not so much a religious text as it is an operating system for your mind.
Jeff Gage
7.10.18
self-help

VICE Staff Admit Everything Wrong with Them, and Imagine How 'Queer Eye' Could Help

"My entire life. It would be my entire life."
VICE Staff
6.15.18
Yeah, But It's Not As Simple As That

We Ranked the Absolute Worst Self Help Advice in the World

And then tried to follow the one piece of advice that we agreed is the least helpful of the lot.
sam wolfson
5.8.18
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