Rachel Miller is Deputy Editor of VICE Life and the author of The Art of Showing Up: How to Be There for Yourself and Your People, coming May 2020.
What to Do When Everyone Needs Support but You're Only One Person
If you feel like you’re not doing enough and also like you’re doing way too much, making a care budget can help you figure out what “enough” looks like right now.
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57 Things to Do With Friends While Social Distancing Beyond 'Catching Up'
Time to get creative with all those Zoom calls.
How to Be OK With Being Alone Right Now
Being comfortable by yourself is hard, especially during this pandemic—but there are ways to make it feel a little easier.
What to Do If You Live With Someone Who Isn't Taking Coronavirus Seriously
It's time for roommates and partners to stop pretending that proceeding germily through life without taking any precautions is totally cool and fine.
How to Be a Good Neighbor Right Now
Here’s how to safely show up for your block, your building, and others near you during the coronavirus pandemic—because that’s crucial to our health, too.
How to Work From Home With Roommates Without Losing It Completely
Reinforce the idea that, during certain hours? This home? Is actually a workplace.
How to Tell a Venting Friend 'Actually, You're the Jerk Here'
If your pal is railing about a conflict without seeming to grasp that they're at fault for it, here's what to say instead of, "Mm, yeah... you're so right..."
How to Work From Home and Not Feel Like a Lonely Garbage Slug
If you're being advised to work remotely for the foreseeable future, it's worth figuring out how to not feel like a garbage-pail person every day.
What to Do When Your Friend's Partner Has a Terrible Personality
Even if your friend's partner is the worst and they can definitely do better, maybe don't say that to them verbatim.
Love/Hate Reads: 'He's Just Not That Into You,' Revisited
After relying on it in the early aughts, I wanted to see if "He's Just Not That Into You" still worked if I simply ignored the gendered language.
How to Tell Your Partner You Want to Go to Couples Therapy
Seeking professional help with relationship issues isn't just for married couples—so if you think it could be right for you and your partner, here's how to talk about it.
What to Do When a Friend Owes You Money and Hasn't Paid Up
You might decide that getting your cash isn’t worth a big to-do with a close friend… but if it’s an acquaintance who stiffed you, or a lot of money is at stake, that might be an entirely different story.