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    My friend told my crush that I like him!

    Disha | Aug 07th, 2023
    Hey Disha, I am just so damn embarrassed. My friend has told my crush that I like him. It’s such a cringe situation now cos he is my friend too! I don’t know where to hide! Help! Dia, 15!  Not a good thing! Hello mere dost and that does sound like a problem, ouch! Having 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...
  • How to handle peer pressure?

    Abhimanyu R | On 07-05-2024
    Everyone faces peer pressure about some or the other thing – sometimes it’s a PS4 or a smartphone that your classmate has but you don’t, while other times it is the pressure over good grades that your sibling gets but you do not. Some people sulk under the pressure while others can gain strength from 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...
  • ‘What if they don’t believe me?’

    Shreya Mishra | On 30-04-2024
    Sameer (14) has been trying to avoid talking to anyone for the last few days and Neha (14), his childhood best friend, is determined to find out why. Will Sameer spill the beans? Listen in to the latest canteen talk. ‘Something is bugging me’ “Hey Sameer! What’s up? I haven’t seen you during lunch since 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...
  • What makes us happy?

    Rishika | On 19-04-2024
    For some it’s food, for others its exercise or a good book! Yes, we are talking about what makes us happy. Ever wondered what exactly happens inside our body when we feel good or happy? In this edition of Science Lab, we talk about the hormones that help make us feel good, as well as Continue reading...
  • ‘He would laugh at me for asking things’

    Shreya Mishra | On 15-04-2024
    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 feel right to be treated that way. She shares a page of her diary with us.  Dear Diary, I know I haven’t written in Continue reading...