self improvement

Gossip

How to Stop Gossiping, According to Experts

"Intentions do matter. Instead of harping on negativity in your conversations, focus on positive gossip."
Anna Goldfarb
7.11.18
Advice

Experts Say You Should Tell Yourself Nice Things

This is how they suggest you improve your inner dialogue.
Anna Goldfarb
7.5.18
self improvement

I Tried Tightening My Vagina with Some Herbal Drink in Indonesia

"Jamu" also promised to sweeten my sweat, sooth my tired muscles, and just generally improve my life.
Aisyah Llewellyn
11.16.17
self improvement

Andrew W.K. on Rock Bottom

Only those who have fallen down can truly perceive what it means to be up.
Andrew W.K.
1.4.17
self improvement

I Wore Pheromones to Become a Sex God

Do the mysterious, unscented love-chemicals actually work?
Sam Weiner
12.30.16
self improvement

Andrew W.K. on Growth

In ways both real and imagined, how you see the world colors what you see in the world.
Andrew W.K.
12.29.16
Stuff

I Tried to Become a Better Person in Seven Days

My approach was simple: try one new mind-body challenge every day for a week. Like any worthy experiment it involved dumpsters, bleach, shame, swordfighting, and diarrhea.
Zac Thompson
8.14.16
magic

How to Conjure Friends and Influence Yourself

A free 10-day online course in chaos magick aims to change your life and evolve the way we talk and think about magick online.
Adam Rothstein
1.29.16
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

I Hired a Millennial Life Coach

I wanted to know why so many people in their 20s are entering the multibillion-dollar, nebulously defined life-coaching industry.
Amanda Shapiro
11.20.15
VICE vs Video games

Everything I Learned from a Lifetime of Super Mario

Looking back at 30 years of lessons imparted by a high-jumping plumber and his dinosaur friends.
Brad Barrett
9.9.15
The Magic Hour Issue

My Attempt to Become a Better Person Through CrossFit

I decided to try CrossFit, because it seemed frightening and intense, which is the opposite of my life.
Edith Zimmerman
4.21.15
Stuff

How to Optimize Your Life in Just Four Weeks

What sounds more ridiculous: That I paid $199 to attend a class called "2015: Like a Boss," or that it actually made my life better in a for-real way?
VICE Staff
3.11.15