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A guide to dealing with annoying people

Do you sit near an annoying person in class? Does that person distract you from your work? We know what that's like -- here are some tips on how to deal with it:

STAY REALISTIC For example, you can't change people. You have to accept them for who they are.

KEEP CALM Getting upset is not worth it because you might get in trouble, too.

DON'T GET FRUSTRATED All they are doing is just trying to frustrate you and . . . well, annoy you!

DON'T LET THEM GET TO YOU Try to let their actions and words roll off your shoulders.

DISTRACT THEM Distract them with positive advice and try to change the topic.

IGNORE THEM Don't listen to annoying behavior, and compliment the positive.

AVOID THEM They are just trying to be annoying and they'll be the ones to get in trouble, not you.

TALK TO YOUR TEACHER See if you can get your seat changed or at least have your teacher stay on top of it!

Well, now you know how to deal with annoying people. Follow these steps and you will have a bug-free life.

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