Learning to be kinder to ourselves.
In emotional limbo.
The instinct to care is worth preserving.
The end of harsh self-criticism, first ever prom, and kindness above all.
Ways to embrace the nice things people say about you.
An interview with the author and speaker Danielle LaPorte.
The kindness of strangers, skipping school, and personality goals.
Listen and act accordingly.
It doesn’t have to be about who’s right and who’s wrong.
Tips for listening to your artistic voice.
June's theme is DREAM 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!