self-help

cults

How NXIVM Ripped Through This Group of Canadian Actors

“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
8.15.18
self-help

We Imagined How 'Queer Eye' Could Fix Everything That's Wrong with Us

"I've got low self-esteem and split ends, so I would very much welcome a 'Queer Eye' transformation."
VICE Staff
6.15.18
self-help

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.
Anna Goldfarb
4.25.18
politics

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.
Eve Peyser
4.24.18
cults

How an Alleged Sex Cult Leader Preyed on Celebrities

Here’s why ‘Smallville’ star Kristin Kreuk would very much like to be excluded from this narrative.
Sarah Berman
4.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Tony Robbins Apologized for Saying #MeToo Stories 'Won't Make You Better'

After a video of him accusing survivors of playing the victim went viral.
Drew Schwartz
4.9.18
News

These Actresses Have Been Linked to an Alleged Sex Cult

Nicki Clyne, Kristin Kreuk, and Grace Park were all active students of Keith Raniere’s self-help empire.
Sarah Berman
4.6.18
self-help

How to Stop Self-Sabotaging

According to experts, the key lies in your fears.
Anna Goldfarb
12.5.17
News

How a Secret Society That Brands Women Sold Empowerment

Before she was branded, former Nxivm member Sarah Edmondson thought she would change the world.
Sarah Berman
11.23.17
secret societies

Why I Joined a Secret Society That Branded Me

A former member of a Nxivm women's group responds to those who called her blind and stupid for submitting to mutilation.
Sarah Edmondson
11.3.17
New Age Shit

What I Learned About Life Coaching from Trying to Be a Life Coach

I did a two-day training course to try to better understand the $1 billion industry.
Hannah Ewens
3.6.17