Is it a stressful journey or a chance to explore?
Give your body and mind sustenance.
I don’t mean to overwhelm myself—it’s just how my brain works.
Advice on putting happiness and self-support on your to-do list.
Opting out of the school-stress Olympics.
More ways to practice mindfulness.
Ways to meditate anywhere.
But it doesn’t scare me as much as it used to.
Address stress with love and self-care.
Sources of comfort include: memories, new friends, tarot, Game of Thrones, and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s tweets.
October’s theme is CAST OF CHARACTERS. 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!