December 3, 2014We miss our old lives. Badly.
December 10, 2014Scenes from various states of exhaustion.
December 17, 2014Finals, moms, and anticipation about what's to come.
December 24, 2014Finding cheer in those we hold dear.
December 31, 2014Smell ya later, THIS YEAR.
Selfie EsteemTaking your own picture is an act of bravery.
Alternate RealityHow I see things.
Honest PortrayalsPeople running the shows of their own lives.
Full of Turquoise and LightA reader's photos, drawings, and poems.
Postcards to MyselfA visual travel diary of a three-day ramble through Paris.
How to Make a Photo DiaryA step-by-step guide to taking pictures that will matter to YOU.
I'm Not So Weird to MeOur favorite INSPO QUOTES for taking ownership over your lifezone.
Temporary SettingsRetracing my steps through the past few months.
My Beauty Is IntimidatingThe story of Janet Willters. Photos by Erica, words by Jessica Gay.
Wandering GirlFind me, find me.
Supporting CharactersThe background images for this month's theme, First Person.
Imagine Me and YouThe way I liked Olly didn't feel pretend.
The Rookie Gift Guide: Peace OfferingsPresents that will delight and do some good in the world.
How to Write a Celebrity Profile of Your BFFBecause you're their biggest fan!
DIY Plastic-Toy NecklaceA tutorial tailor-made for trinket hoarders.
Make Your Own Commemorative PlaqueAn easy DIY gift, inspired by wolf pupy.
The Rookie Holiday-Beverage Recipe Jamboree’Tiz the seaz for all-ages, all-delicious, cozy-making concoctions!
Human NatureReviews of real people we've known, observed, or heard about.
High 5: Aunt Debbie and Uncle MitchA cool aunt and cool uncle's holiday delights.
Personal DocumentsThe ways we keep track of the important business of our LIVES.
Sudden DeathI dealt with mortality at the ripe age of 13.
Be Your Own ExpertYou are the trusted authority on you.
Free to DisagreeYou're not in a fight. You're talking to someone about something you care about.
Permanent MarkersMy scars are with me for life—and that's totally OK.
In My DiaryMy journal doesn’t have to be brilliant, or funny, or even appropriate. It can just be me.
Autonomy and MeI know that I’m going in the right direction, because it’s one that I chose.
Approval PlanKnowing you’re allowed to love your body is only the first step.
How to Tell Your Parents They're Screwing You UpSpoiler alert: They'll still love you after.
Blue TinselGrieving for a loved one is especially hard during the holidays.
Party TrouperSocial anxiety doesn't have to put a damper on your holiday spirit.
Soft PowerTry a little tenderness.
All In One PlaceSure, traveling was an "escape"—but what if I didn't actually have to run away?
Personal ViewsReal and imagined lives, as documented onscreen.
Learning the Face-ics: Holiday Mayhem Edition’Tis the season to make your lips look like a wreath and your eyes into snowflakes!
Menace Beach: Blue EyeA song premiere, plus an interview with singer Liza Violet.
Distinctive VoicesAlbums about knowing who you are and what you want to say.
Friday Playlist: Here Goes NothingSongs for hitting the reset button on yr life.
Kimberly Anne: Girl Next DoorA live-performance video premiere and interview with a singer who wants to "reference everything."
Friday Playlist: Going SoloWomen who famously went their own way.
Omniflux: Lawless FlawlessA song premiere and interview with the songwriter/producer.
Friday Playlist: Hanging Out With Harriet the SpyRemember everything.
Flo Morrissey: Pages of Gold"I’ve always been in control of my vision."
As Many Lives As You Want: An Interview With Sharon Van Etten"Life is too short to surround yourself with people who aren’t looking out for you."
Whatever You LikeI admit it: I became a fan because of a crush.
Friday Playlist: Feelings Are FactsConfessional songs.
Theme Song: ShamirDecember 2014: "The House That Built Me"
Moonbow: ChiaroscuroAn EP premiere and interview with the duo (half of which is our own Eleanor!).
Party of OneDressing to impress myself.
Spy GearAn investigation into some of our favorite cinematic secret agents' outfits.
How to Nail a Very Festive Holiday Outfit in Under Five MinutesINCLUDING MAKEUP—we kid you not! The punch-bowl crowd better watch out for you.
Editor's LetterDecember 2014: First Person
Saturday Links: The Whole World Is Watching EditionEric Garner, Run the Jewels, Chris Rock, and so many other things on our brains this week.
Mature AudiencesA primer on setting boundaries with adults.
Permanent RecordsThe stories behind our tattoos.
Saturday Links: Standing Behind Survivors EditionPlus Joanna Newsom news, time capsule–based excitement, and hilarious writers we love.
Saturday Links: Backstreet's Back EditionPlus new Charli XCX, Beetlejuice news, and geopolitical updates from all over.
Saturday Links: Hogwarts for the Holidays EditionPlus thoughts on Antonio Martin, One Direction, and gynandromorphs.