Intrusive thoughts do not define me.
My father died when I was 13. Five years later, I’m allowing myself to feel it.
Strategies to help you STOP SPIRALIN’ and think clearly.
Starting over again. And again.
“When someone’s coming at me with a sword, adrenaline kicks in.”
When I can’t speak for myself, I speak through him.
Real mental illness doesn’t always look like what you see in the movies.
Nothing lasts forever.
Everyone I have ever hated has met an early grave.
It’s a brand-new day.
May's theme is HOMESTRETCH.
Here’s what kinds of submissions we’re looking for, plus info on how to send us your work. ✴
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!