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    Future of the country locked at home!

    Yash Tiwari | On 08-10-2020
    ‘Being confined to the four walls of home for such a long time has not been easy. No friends, no play time, schools shut – all this has taken a toll on our energy levels. Here’s what I have been doing to keep myself going’, Yash Tiwari shares a page from his diary. Locked up Continue reading...
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    Why doesn’t anyone talk about it?

    Sanya Ghai | Jul 28th, 2021
    Kavya has finally come to terms with not feeling guilty for some of the feelings she experienced as a teenager. However, it took her almost five years to feel ok about them! She wonders why no one talks about these feelings. She shares three entries (five years apart) from her diary. Photo: Shutterstock/ELAKSHI CREATIVE BUSINESS/Person Continue reading...
  • I don’t raise my hand despite knowing the right answer!

    Shreya Misra | On 23-12-2022
    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...
  • A hairy adventure gone wrong!

    Sukanya Ghosh | On 11-11-2022
    We rarely talk about the first time we notice our genital organs or the changes that occur in these organs during puberty. Isn’t it so? Well, not with our dear Trisha (15). Her discovery of her pubic hair is quite a story and one with a hair-curling twist in the end. Curious? Well, come then Continue reading...
  • ‘He would laugh at me for asking things’

    Shreya Mishra | On 28-10-2022
    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...
  • ‘Why does she treat me like this?’

    Shreya Mishra | On 08-08-2022
    Mahi (14) is not sure why Tia, her best friend, is behaving in a strange way and not letting her talk to anyone. She shares a page of her diary with TeenBook. Dear Diary, As you know, Tia has been my friend for so many years. But lately I have been so stressed because no Continue reading...
  • ‘What if Mumma found out?’

    Team TeenBook | On 31-07-2022
    It’s so hot and Ishaan has been wearing socks the whole day. He didn’t take them off for a second. He can’t take a chance. ‘What if someone saw me, the real me? If Mumma saw my toenails painted with her ruby red nail polish, I can’t imagine what she’d think or say’, Ishan shares Continue reading...
  • ‘What if I am not as good as her?’

    Sanya Ghai | On 30-07-2022
    Samaira (14) is a wonderful dancer but she keeps comparing herself to Jiya. This is not just hampering her peace of mind but also her self-esteem. She shares a page of her diary with us. I love to dance but… It’s almost 12 a.m. and I am unable to sleep because of so many thoughts. Continue reading...
  • Keto, low-carb or intermittent fasting?

    Team TeenBook | On 16-03-2022
    Everyone around Deepali (15) seems to be either super thin or on some diet. But all Deepali wants is to make herself invisible. After skipping several meals and over-exercising, something beautiful happened that helped her fall in love with herself. She shares a series of entries from her diary with TeenBook. Let’s read! Dear Diary Continue reading...
  • Why doesn’t anyone talk about it?

    Sanya Ghai | On 28-07-2021
    Kavya has finally come to terms with not feeling guilty for some of the feelings she experienced as a teenager. However, it took her almost five years to feel ok about them! She wonders why no one talks about these feelings. She shares three entries (five years apart) from her diary. Photo: Shutterstock/ELAKSHI CREATIVE BUSINESS/Person Continue reading...
  • My mood swings made me do it?

    Umeza Peera | On 13-04-2021
    Tarnini (15) woke up with a foul mood. One thing led to another and she found herself telling her best friend that she hated her! What went wrong? She shares a page of her daily diary with us. Have you been sailing in the same boat? Read on then… Photo:Shutterstock/Indianstyle/To protect the identity, the person Continue reading...