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    Why can’t I watch an ‘A’ movie?

    Himani Bakhda | Nov 30th, 2021
    Avanti, 14, overheard a bunch of friends in her class talk excitedly about an ‘A’ rated (18+ film) on Netflix. This made her curious. So, after school she tried to watch an ‘A’ film on her sister Manali’s (19) laptop. Here’s what happens next… A for Adventure Avanti was eating her lunch during the break Continue reading...
  • My parents don’t allow me to make friends online!

    Disha | On 12-10-2023
    Hey Disha, my mom is just so against the whole online thing! She thinks all my online friends are fake and I should not talk to anyone online. My papa too has asked me to delete the Discord app he saw on my laptop the other day!  I mean, how is it even possible? I Continue reading...
  • Yes, I am ‘fat’ but I accept myself

    Umeza | On 11-10-2023
    Sanah, a 16-year-old teen is grappling with obesity. She has been fat-shamed, called names, and looked down upon but it doesn’t affect her anymore. Why? Because she has found her superpower. Read this week’s Feelings Express to find out!    Taking too much space? My journey with body image and societal judgments began when I Continue reading...
  • When the lion actually came!

    Sanya Ghai | On 11-10-2023
    Many of you must have heard the story of ‘Sher aaya sher’ where a habitual liar gets killed by the lion because no one comes to help him! Now read this story with a TeenBook twist! Photo: Shutterstock/A_ModelHouse/Person in the photo is a model.  Just a prank?  Pranav (15) was done with his rehearsals for Continue reading...
  • How to handle rejection?

    Vithika Yadav | On 10-10-2023
    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 embarrassing and overwhelming. Everyone reacts differently and there are no quick fixes, but here are some basic tips that might help. TeenBook founder 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...