Puberty Madness: Going Through Puberty We keep telling you how normal going through puberty is for a reason —it really is normal! If you can keep from freaking out, you can use this special time in your life to learn about yourself. Here are some ways to keep from freaking out: Talk to someone —Amazingly, parents and teachers can be really helpful, and you can count on other adults, too, if you're more comfortable with that (see Who in this section). Your friends might really appreciate knowing that you're going through puberty just like they are, but don't depend on them for real information. Go to someone who's been through it. To Talk To Concentrate on school and hobbies —Your brain is growing, and this is a great opportunity to use it. The hobbies that you liked in the past will be even more fun now, and you'll develop new interests. Do something creative to express all your new emotions. Going through puberty? Get helpful information, tips, and advice at BeingGirl.