Is it a stressful journey or a chance to explore?
Give your body and mind sustenance.
Bullies, group work, and friends who speak louder than anxiety.
There are infinite ways to measure it.
Figuring out how to be a person in the world.
But it doesn’t scare me as much as it used to.
Address stress with love and self-care.
Politics in the U.K., race in the U.S., and tragedy in France.
“This is not the idyllic summer of my early high school dreams.”
Honoring the Orlando massacre victims. Plus: LGBTQ + love, and Zayn Malik speaks out on mental health.
April’s theme is LUST FOR LIFE. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!