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That's Totally Normal!

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As soon as we’re born our bodies are constantly growing, changing, breaking and at times, confusing us. And the biggest changes, growths and confusions seem to come when we’re young, vulnerable and easily embarrassed. Yes, we’re talking about puberty. And yes, it sometimes can be hard to talk about. But, it doesn’t need to be. This podcast will give young people a chance to put on some headphones and learn on their own as we break down the biology, chemistry and health topics of growing, changing and going up.

As soon as we’re born our bodies are constantly growing, changing, breaking and at times, confusing us. And the biggest changes, growths and confusions seem to come when we’re young, vulnerable and easily embarrassed. Yes, we’re talking about puberty. And yes, it sometimes can be hard to talk about. But, it doesn’t need to be. This podcast will give young people a chance to put on some headphones and learn on their own as we break down the biology, chemistry and health topics of growing, changing and going up.

Body Image

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December 2, 202015min 52sec

Did you know that doubt and insecurity were a natural part of puberty? Seems unfair, I know, but there is a scientific reason why those bad feelings come on strong during puberty. In this episode we talk about all things body image from symmetrical faces, to big boobs, to slender females and muscular males, we uncover all the reasons why body image is such a big part of puberty.