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    ‘Do all boys do it?’

    Sraboni Bhattacharya | Aug 25th, 2020
    Rohan (13) overheard the word masturbation at school and was clueless what it meant and why his seniors assumed that all people of his age do it. He comes home and catches his elder brother Reyansh off guard with his curiosity. Did he get answers to all his questions? The senior group talk  Eighth graders Continue reading...
  • Are you okay? Understanding well-being

    Team TeenBook | On 17-05-2024
    Siyona casually asks Aarushi, her classmate, “Hey, how’s it going? You good?” But before she knows it, Aarushi is in tears. Siyona is puzzled – Aarushi seemed fine a minute ago. But there’s clearly something deeper bothering her. It’s a reminder that even when we seem okay on the surface, we might be struggling emotionally. Continue reading...
  • I failed my exams, what do I do?

    Disha | On 13-05-2024
    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 Lucknow.     Hey there! So, you got the news about your midterms, huh? Well, grab a seat and lend me your ear, because Continue reading...
  • What makes you unique!

    Nehaa Singh | On 10-05-2024
    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 brother does not? TeenBook is here to help The genie of genes Genes are fascinating! They basically define the traits you inherit from your parents. They provide the information that Continue reading...
  • ‘I felt embarrassed’

    Kartik | On 01-05-2024
    Kartik (16) recalls his first day in school when everyone laughed at him and teased him by calling names. What exactly happened? He shares his story with TeenBook.  First day of school  Every person in the room laughed at me, except the teacher.  I was on the verge of tears. I kept looking down wondering Continue reading...
  • Why is it important to understand feelings?

    Arshi Alam | On 24-04-2024
    How do you feel today? Happy? Sad? Excited? Sacred? Overwhelmed? Accepted? Powerful? Furious? Jealous? Energetic? Perplexed? Confused? So many emotions! How do you identify, accept and process these feelings especially when they drag you down? Arshi Alam, psychologist and Teen Counsellor at a prestigious Gurgaon School tells us the recipe.  Hello, feelings  All of us Continue reading...
  • I don’t raise my hand despite knowing the right answer!

    Shreya Misra | On 23-04-2024
    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 life. She couldn’t even raise her hand in class to answer a question or go on to the school stage to Continue reading...
  • How to initiate talking with parents?

    Shreya | On 20-04-2024
    Have you ever found talking to your parents to be like navigating a maze without a map? We’ve all been there. How do you approach them without triggering a lecture? How can you make them truly understand what you’re saying? Well, Ria and her friends  Aarav, and Saniya are discussing this topic today in Canteen Continue reading...
  • ‘My parents are separating’

    Sanya Ghai | On 10-04-2024
    Mehul’s parents are separating and he is feeling really stressed about how his life is going to change forever. As he shares his fears with his friends, he is relieved to hear Pranav’s experience. What did Pranav say to Mehul? Let’s listen to their Canteen Talk. The D-word  Mehul’s (13)  parents are not on good Continue reading...
  • How can I get a girl I like to kiss me?

    Disha | On 01-04-2024
    Disha, there’s a girl in my coaching class. She always sits with me and we regularly exchange notes, smiles and likes me. How can I convince her to kiss me?  Ayaan, 16.      Oh, Ayaan my dear, you’ve just opened a can of butterflies, haven’t you? Let’s navigate this maze of teenage crushes together. Continue reading...