Ask Disha

The coolest trusted adult in India

How can I handle my emotions?

Hey Disha, I’ve been feeling really overwhelmed lately. There are days when I get super emotional, like when I miss... Read More

I failed my exams, what do I do?

Hi Disha. I just checked out my midterm results and they’re… not good. I am freaking out. How will I tell my parents? What should I do? Please help! Arin, 14... Read More

My parents switched my school. I am so nervous!

Hey Disha! Guess what? My mumma and papa dropped a bombshell – they’re switching my school!  I’m kinda freaking out about starting over in a new place.... Read More

Science Lab

Logic behind all things teen

What makes you unique!

Nehaa Singh
Want to find out why you have curly hair but your friend has straight hair? Or why do you look like your mom but your... Read More

What makes us happy?

For some it’s food, for others its exercise or a good book! Yes, we are talking about what makes us happy. Ever... Read More

Have you been very tired lately?

Team TeenBook
Do your friends keep telling you that you look a little pale? Or have you felt some weaknesses, some sluggishness?... Read More

Breast pain during periods and other questions answered

Team TeenBook
Why are my breasts growing so fast? What is their normal size? Why do they hurt during periods? Let’s tackle all... Read More

Why do teens feel more and think less :)

Ever wondered why your emotions sometimes overpower your logic? In this Science Lab article, Ridhima explores the epic... Read More

Curiosity Central

Station for all confusions

What are PCOS and PCOD?

Team TeenBook
Ahana, 16, is facing a lot of problems with her menstrual cycle. Her periods are irregular and painful. Her mother... Read More

But you said yes last time…

Team TeenBook
“But you were okay with it earlier”, Aryan told Sara when she refused to let him kiss her. He further argued by saying, “but you said yes last time!” This kind... Read More

Troubles down there? Tricks for tidy privates

Team TeenBook
Why does it smell funny down there? Should I use soap to clean my vulva/penis? Can I use perfume there? Are such questions on your mind? This week’s Curiosity Cental... Read More

Canteen Talk

Chit-chat from across the country

What is mental health: A lesson from Bollywood!

Team TeenBook
Rehan was more excited than usual to reach school and talk to his gang (Mehul, Ria, Shanaya, Nitin, Adya) at the... Read More

Why don’t we get people at times: Understanding Empathy

Aarav, Riya and Rohan’s lunchtime debate takes an unexpected turn as they try to figure out the secret to... Read More

Is paneer overrated? Understanding perspectives

Shreya Misra
Say hello to Aarav and Riya, the ultimate frenemy duo always on the hunt for their next debate topic. This time,... Read More

‘What if they don’t believe me?’

Shreya Mishra
Sameer (14) has been trying to avoid talking to anyone for the last few days and Neha (14), his childhood best friend,... Read More

How to initiate talking with parents?

Have you ever found talking to your parents to be like navigating a maze without a map? We’ve all been there. How do... Read More

Ask The Expert

Practical advice you can trust

Why is it important to understand feelings?

Arshi Alam
How do you feel today? Happy? Sad? Excited? Sacred? Overwhelmed? Accepted? Powerful? Furious? Jealous? Energetic?... Read More

Under pressure for first kiss?

Niyatii N Shah
So almost all your friends have a boyfriend or a girlfriend. And many are bragging about their first kiss? And not only do you feel left out, but also under pressure to... Read More

How to handle rejection?

Vithika Yadav
Whether it’s a role in a school play or a proposal, everyone ends up getting rejected at some point. And it’s a fact of life: being told ‘no’ hurts. It can be... Read More

Feelings Express

Your moods, your stories

I feel so lost

Meet Aditi, a 17-year-old girl, a happy go lucky person with a vibrant personality. Lately, she’s been feeling... Read More

‘I felt embarrassed’

Kartik (16) recalls his first day in school when everyone laughed at him and teased him by calling names. What exactly... Read More

I sometimes wish to go back to lockdown life!

Reflecting on her life three years after the COVID-19 pandemic, Amrita experienced profound changes and challenges.... Read More

I want to be on the field but on my terms!

Kanika (15) loves football at school, but she and her friends are worried about continuing with the sport. Are their... Read More

Yes, I am ‘fat’ but I accept myself

Sanah, a 16-year-old teen is grappling with obesity. She has been fat-shamed, called names, and looked down upon but it... Read More

That's puzzling!

The solution is right here

How to handle peer pressure?

Abhimanyu R
Everyone faces peer pressure about some or the other thing – sometimes it’s a PS4 or a smartphone that your... Read More

What to do when someone posts your photos online?

Team Teenbook
When Tia, a 16-year-old, discovered that an intimate video she had shared with her then-boyfriend was circulating in her school’s WhatsApp group post-breakup, she... Read More

Collaboration, connection, creativity: The art of teen networking

Have you ever wondered how to make your dreams bigger and cooler? Get ready to explore something super cool – teen networking! But what is it, and how do you do it?... Read More

Twist in the tale

Old tales with a teentastic 21st century twist

When Cinderella met the Princess!

Team TeenBook
What happens when the famous fairytale of Cinderella gets a TeenBook twist! It’s love and magic as we like it in... Read More

When the lion actually came!

Sanya Ghai
Many of you must have heard the story of ‘Sher aaya sher’ where a habitual liar gets killed by the lion because no... Read More

Slow, steady wins the race?

Himani Bakhda
Presenting ‘The Hare and The Tortoise’ story with a TeenBook twist! Just imagine Annie (11) to be the tortoise... Read More

When Cinderella saved herself!

Himani Bakhda
Every Cinderella does not need a prince. All she needs is a dream and a heart that doesn’t give up! Presenting... Read More

The reel and the real life of Jack

Himani Bakhda
Have you heard this famous fable of the blue Jackal, who fell into a tub of blue dye and was mistaken as a God by other... Read More

My Diary

Your scribbling matters

Why is my life so hard!

Raghav didn’t make the cricket team. How did he handle the disappointment, and what valuable lessons did he learn... Read More

I don’t raise my hand despite knowing the right answer!

Shreya Misra
Ritika (15) panics at the thought of talking to strangers or speaking in a big group. At first, she thought it was just a phase but then it became a part of her everyday... Read More

‘He would laugh at me for asking things’

Shreya Mishra
Shagun (15) felt humiliated when her boyfriend would laugh at small things and make fun of her. Earlier she thought that he was just teasing her. But it somehow did not... Read More