3.b Tuning into the changes: emotional

  • mood swings
    • rising levels of hormones and different rates of brain cell development in regions of the brain throughout puberty can contribute to feeling like your emotions are ‘all over the place’ or that your mood is changing quickly. In a little bit we’ll offer some strategies for managing mood swings, both in those moody moments and lifestyle changes that can help overall.
  • crushes
    • a crush is when a person starts to like another person in a way that’s different to a friend. They think about them a lot, find them attractive, want to spend time with them, and admire certain qualities they have.