How to avoid Peer pressure at school.
People usually get involved in something’s that when they are actually alone they can’t thinking of doing, they do them just to impress some friends or get involved with a certain group of people. There are so many ways to avoid peer pressure, and these are the tips to work with;
Learn to say no, when a friend want you to do something which you are not comfortable with, learn to stand by your word, another thing that can help you, is backing up yourself with questions like, why should I do it? Or why do you want me to do it? And if the answer is not good enough, stick by your word.
Build up your self-esteem, you don’t have to act like someone or be like someone, in a lot of cases guys fall in peer pressure because they want to impress someone or make someone like them, my advice to you is be yourself and if that someone can’t like you for being yourself then they don’t deserve you.
Try to avoid situation that will lead to peer pressure, for example you were to go to a party and you know your friends will be taking bhang, what do you think is appropriate to do? That’s your choice, but my advice is, don’t go because you might be tempted to do so.
Choose the type of friends you want to hang around with, look for friends that share the same interest with you and the type of friends that will not force you into things that you are not into.
Define yourself and know what is important to you, this will make you know what to do and what to keep you busy. If you want to impress someone look for another way of doing so, this is where you make good use of that talent you were given for free.