How I Became a Top NXIVM Recruiter

Brushes with celebrity and wealth became a selling point. An excerpt from whistleblower Sarah Edmondson’s memoir 'Scarred'.


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.


Anxiety Is Our New Religion

Psychoanalyst Jamieson Webster explains why everyone's on meds and no one's fucking.


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

"I’ve realised that it’s not my job to make anyone feel good. It’s my job to be honest."


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".


What Are We Going to Do with Our Lives When the World Cup and 'Love Island' Are Over?

Some hobbies to consider for when the two singular most important things in the world come crashing to a halt.


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.


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

"My entire life. It would be my entire life."


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.


How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others, According to Experts

The grass isn't always greener on the other side; it all depends on the ways you think about yourself and others.


Kanye Isn't Getting Red-Pilled, He's Just Being Kanye

We revisited West's 2009 book 'Thank You and You’re Welcome' in light of his recent Twitter controversies.


All the Vancouver Actresses Linked to an Alleged Sex Cult

Nicki Clyne, Kristin Kreuk and Grace Park were all active students of Keith Raniere’s self-help empire.