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Just about every smokers worst fear and biggest desire is to stop smoking, all rolled in one. (pun intended)
The fear of getting cancer and other related diseases associated with smoking should be motivation enough to get people to quit, but this is an extremely addictive habit that takes some real willpower to beat it.
Silly picture? Of course it is, but no more silly than how smokers look to the majority of the population at present. Smokers are a dying breed, and stopping is imperative to counter the damage that it is doing.Lets get going on how you can stop smoking today!
The best way to approach any kind of change is to face it head on, and do not look back. But is it the easiest way? probably not, but it does have the quickest results health wise.
Start by listing all the reasons you want and need to quit and put them where you can see them at all times you will be reminding yourself why you need to quit.
Get yourself some healthy snacks to chew on when you have cravings, the more chewy the better. Peanuts in the shell if you like them, work very well as you need to work to eat them.
I had a friend who carried an unlit cigarette in his mouth at all times the first two weeks as he was quitting. It worked for him, but might not be the best thing to do, as lighting it out of habit could happen.
Exercise and eat right!
The biggest stumbling block in quitting smoking is giving in to cravings. Figure out your triggers and then use the process of “Retraining” your response.
Go for a walk, ride a bike, read an article, clean a floor, the list is endless, but the first step is when you have the craving, respond in a different way than lighting up!
The benefits of quitting smoking are endless!!
- Lowers the risk of heart disease
- Lowers the risk of stroke
- Lowers the risk of cancer
- Lowers blood pressure
- Whiter teeth
- Better smelling breath
- Able to taste your food again
- Feeling better
- Breathing better
And big The biggest reason to stop smoking!!
I need help!
First lets look at gum. There are many different kinds of gum to help you get through the cravings, click on the picture to see some selections. They work, and this might be just what you need to get through the first tough days of nicotine withdrawal
The Patch is Now Available!!
There are different programs available with using the patch that weens you off nicotine and slowly decreases your need to have it.Many people have used this method with great success. Note: Be sure to follow all the directions to the letter to avoid health risks.
Click the picture for a wide selection available. They are stuffed with information on proven ways to stop smoking for good!
I hope this information helps you find a way to a healthier lifestyle amongst the many people who have kicked this nasty habit!
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