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Old tales with a teentastic 21st century twist
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    Parents don’t let me wear what I want to!

    Disha | Aug 13th, 2023
    Hey Disha, what’s up? I am so frustrated. My parents don’t let me wear what I want to. I love shorts, dresses etc but they won’t allow them. All my classmates wear short dresses. Why can’t I? Alyana, 14, Lucknow. Obvious solution Heyyy Alyana! Ohoo 🙁 Sadly, this is such a common problem in so Continue reading...
  • I was waiting for Papa to scold me!

    Nisha | On 05-10-2023
    Nisha, 16, got really late at her friend Tina’s home one day and was worried that she would be scolded by her parents once she got back! However, what happened next was a shock for her. She shared a page from her diary with us.     Dear Diary, Today was quite an eventful day, Continue reading...
  • Mastering Emotions: Your Ultimate Guide to Boosting EQ

    Team Teenbook | On 25-09-2023
    Let’s say you lose a football match or have a fight with your best friend. How do you react? Do you bounce back with a game plan or feel like the world’s worst footballer or friend? If it’s the latter, we’ve got something exciting for you – it’s called Emotional Intelligence (EQ), and it’s your Continue reading...
  • Troubles down there? Tricks for tidy privates

    Team TeenBook | On 18-09-2023
    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 will tackle the same! Let’s jump in.     Gentle cleaning  When it comes to keeping your private parts clean, the inside of your vagina Continue reading...
  • Can stress be good for us?

    Dr Shishir Palsapure | On 12-09-2023
    You read that right. Stress is an emotion we always associate with negativity. But did you know that’s not always the case? Understanding what stress is is the first step toward managing it in a way that is helpful to us and our bodies. TeenBook’s guest expert, Dr Shishir Palsapure, gives us a quick low Continue reading...
  • What is transitioning?

    Team TeenBook | On 06-09-2023
    Sia (15) met Manan (18) after a week at their evening basketball class. Manan looked a bit different. When she asked, Manan said, “I am transitioning.” Sia could not help but wonder what is transitioning. Should she ask Manan? What is this word?  “Hey Manan, what is transitioning?” Sia finally asked Manan after their match Continue reading...
  • Teenage acne: How to deal with it?

    Team TeenBook | On 02-09-2023
    Sana (14) is so frustrated with acne on her face for the last year. Her skin was absolutely normal since childhood, but ever since she entered her teenage years, her face has become filled with tiny pimples which refuse to leave her alone! It has hampered her confidence and she feels helpless. Are you sailing Continue reading...
  • I feel so anxious when talking to people

    Disha | On 01-09-2023
    Hey Disha, I get jittery if I have to talk to people. I feel really shy to answer any questions in class even when I know the answers. I also feel uncomfortable talking to anyone I don’t know. The problem is so acute that I hate to go to any restaurant where there is self-service. Continue reading...
  • ‘But…we all are poles apart!’

    Sanya Ghai | On 30-08-2023
    Meeta, Sagar, Hemant and Dia are very different from each other. They have been assigned a common group to work together as a team. Are they working or fighting in the canteen? Let’s listen in! This and that Meeta, Sagar, Hemant and Dia are sitting in the canteen during the lunch break. Nobody has touched Continue reading...
  • Had a fight with your friend – now how to get back?

    Team Teenbook | On 28-08-2023
    You and your friend had a big fight! Now what? You miss them, but you also hate to say sorry or even talk to them. Arguments with friends, bfs/gfs are totally normal, but they don’t have to stick around and make things heavy. So in this week’s Curiosity Central, TeenBook brings some tips on how Continue reading...