Thursday, 8 January 2015

10 Ways To Deal With Peer Pressure

1. Ask  questions.
For example, if a friend pressures you to smoke, ask him why he is killing himself
2. Just say “No”
Make eye contact, then say “No” with conviction and  authority.
3. Counter with a  positive statement.
For example, if you’re turning down an offer to smoke, say that, “I love my lungs”
4. Get away from the pressure zone.
Just walk away
5. Avoid pressure scenarios
If you know that you are going to be pressured to do something you don’t want, avoid getting yourself into that scene
6. Have a friend.
Find a friend who shares your values support each other.
7. Think for yourself.
Take a moment to think about the consequences of your actions.
8. Get support.
Talk out any peer pressure you’re experiencing with people who feeling the same
9. Speak out
Fight peer pressure by voicing out
10. Find new friends.
 Always know that this is your life and you have the right to be yourself. You do not have to do what others are doing. Always, always, think for yourself. I repeat, always think for yourself.

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