Those are only some examples to help you understand what is happening to your body. The next slide is some strategies to help you get through puberty.
Strategies to get through Puberty
Some strategies to help you or your peers get through puberty are; if you have any questions, ask a doctor or trusted adult, find a trustworthy website, like healthdirect.gov.au, listen in your PDHPE theory classes.
Being self conscious is an emotional change that some people go through. If you're feeling self conscious, remember that everybody is different and that some people go through puberty before others.
Social Changes 1
Social Changes 2
Why can't I'm go to the mall with my friends? I'm becoming independent.
Emotional Changes 1
Jake is so cute! I hope he notices me. Maybe then my dreams of dating him might come true!
While going through the physical changes in puberty, you will also go through social changes. You might find a new best friend or a new friend group, but can still stay friends with your old ones.
Oh My Gosh! What is she doing?! Why is she sitting with that orange haired girl?
She's allowed to sit with who she wants, Caraline.
Some social changes might be that you want some independence to go out on your own or with some friends. If your parents say no, don't yell at them, but try to understand their reasoning.
An Emotional change that happens through puberty is when you start to develop sexual feelings towards someone you want to more than 'just friends' with. This is normal and if you have any questions about it, ask a trusted doctor or adult.