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.
Gymnasts Gabby Douglas and Simone Biles are in the spotlight.
The 19-year-old producer making beats for Rihanna, Drake, and other big stars.
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!