Teenage Brain Development - Let's Talk About Puberty
If you could peer inside your brain you’d be faced with at a tricky rewiring that kind of looks like a bowl of spaghetti. At any point between the ages of 11 and 27 (yep!) there are lots of mental and psychological changes happening in there during puberty.
Understanding the hormonal phases of your menstrual cycle
It’s day one of your menstrual cycle and you’re so tired that even the idea of getting out of bed has you hitting the snooze button. Only 2 weeks later, your mood has lifted and life doesn’t seem all that bad. Sound familiar? Welcome to the hectic world of hormones.
Boob Growth & Pubic Hair (and other things you might be Wondering)
The physical changes we go through during puberty make us question everything. Let’s take a closer look at these changes, and how they can affect the way we feel.
Let’s Talk about Sex and Intimacy
You may have had the sex ed classes at school, the ‘who’s done it?’ chats with friends and the lecture about the importance of contraception (thanks, parents). Here we look at getting to know your body, virginity and sexuality.
Puberty Signs and Stages for Girls
Am I normal? First off, it’s all natural. Puberty in girls starts when changes in your brain trigger the release of hormones in your ovaries.
Let’s talk about body image and objectifying
Everyone has to navigate how they feel about their own body image. It’s just a part of being human.
Let’s talk about boobs and nipples
They bounce around, grow, shrink, swell, change colour, suddenly become pointy and sometimes feel sore. Boobs and nipples are wonderful parts of our body and it's time we openly talk about them! Let’s take a further look at their connection to our menstrual cycle and other causes for their changes.
Physical changes during puberty
As we grow and mature, our body goes through many changes too. Puberty can be an overwhelming and confusing time, but don’t worry, these changes are normal and learning more about them can help you feel better. Here’s what you need to know.