Yes, It Is Possible To Quit Smoking

Lots of people these days want to lead a healthier lifestyle. They try to change their food intake, physical activities, habits, and other aspects of day-to-day living. For many, there are really bad habits that are hard to break. One of these is smoking. And, contrary to popular opinion, stopping smoking cigarettes is can be achieved quickly and easily.

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You may be aware through the media that people have to suffer horrible withdrawal symptoms when quitting smoking. Many people are afraid to even take the first step when deciding to stop smoking because of the fear of the withdrawal symptoms. To overcome this, today’s market is now filled with different cigarette substitutes and other medications to help ease the transition from being a smoker to an ex-smoker.

First of all, quitting can be easy. It may be difficult for some; but, make no mistake, it can be easy for a great many people. It may include a straightforward desire to stop smoking and a conscious effort to keep cigarettes away from you. While it is important to keep cigarettes out of sight as much as possible it is also helpful to have a strong support system that includes family, friends, and co-workers who are committed to helping the smoker break the bad habit. They also help to cope with the withdrawal symptoms. These methods have been proven to be effective ways to motivate a person to stop.

Another way to stop smoking cigarettes is to take pills that reduce the pleasure of smoking. Over time as these pills take effect, smokers will feel and realize that there is really no point in continuing this habit. In addition, nicotine gum and patches are recommended by some (but not by me!). These contain smaller amounts of nicotine compared to the actual nicotine content of cigarettes. The intake of these gums and the use of patches must be reduced as weeks go by until such a time that the smoker is comfortable not having his or her nicotine fix anymore.

Smokers are encouraged to replace this bad habit with another habit that is more positive such as regular exercise. Whenever an urge to smoke is felt, smokers who are in the process of quitting can look for something else to do. Getting into an exercise program would be a good way to relieve withdrawal stress instead of lighting up a cigarette. Also, the money that might have been spent on a pack of cigarettes could be put away into a piggy bank.

There are many of the common sense suggestions like those above that many smokers have heard over and over. But, my experience of quitting was an extremely pleasurable one. I quit smoking easily in one day by using meditation and self-hypnosis. In order to learn how, fill in your email address in the box and receive a free e-book and MP3 that will explain everything.

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How To Give Up Smoking

Smoking cigarettes is a hard habit to break – many try to give up smoking more than once. However, stopping smoking can give you this single biggest benefit to your live that you will ever experience. People will tell you that you won’t be able to give up smoking.

Smoking tips given by the experts don’t always help every smoker. For example, picking a quit date and telling everyone may force a certain type of person to give up in order to save face however with other people this will cause unnecessary stress making relapse more likely. However, there are some tips on how to give up smoking which are universal.

Quitting smoking tips for all

Be positive. You will smell better. You will have more cash in your pocket. After a few weeks you should begin to feel better, taste your food more, and cough less. You put away the money you would have spent on cigarettes and spend it on pre-determined treats for you or your family.

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Hypnotherapy uses suggestion to implant commands into your subconscious mind. Since addiction is always a result of the subconscious rather than the conscious, hypnotherapy is seen as a powerful aid to quitting cigarettes. Hypnotherapy can be used to stop cravings, reduce over-eating and diminish or stop other side-effects as well as start the cessation process. You don’t have to search out an expensive hypnotherapist in your area – you can download hypnotherapy MP3s now and hypnotise yourself.

Eat healthily. As your taste improves it may be an idea to purchase different fruits and vegetables to explore the different tastes your palette can now appreciate. There is a worry about gaining weight when you give up cigarettes as the appetite can improve. In order to anticipate the increase in appetite, try sugar-free gum, vegetable, fruit and healthy foods. Don’t increase your intake of fatty or sugary foods. You may see this as swapping one bad habit for another and this will cause negative thinking.

Get fit. Your losing a habit when you give up smoking. Why not replace it with another one? The best habit to take up at this time is one that involved fresh air and exercise. As your lungs will start to benefit from giving up smoking so you will notice an increase ability to sustain physical exercise for longer periods. The positive proof of the benefits of giving up cigarettes so early in the process would decrease the risk of relapse. Get on your bike, go running, go the gym, play sports, walk more … whatever your favorite method of exercise is, do more of it!

Take it one moment at a time. Don’t look into the future as a long, long time without a cigarette. Look at time as the present. The future is only made up of millions of “nows” anyway. You had plenty of happy “nows” as a smoker without a cigarette – so there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy a moment without a cigarette as a non-smoker. Periods of withdrawal went you want or crave cigarettes only last for a few moments. It’s important you get through these moments. Mark off each successful day on a calendar. Look at it when you feel tempted to smoke, and tell yourself that you don’t want to start all over again.

Quitting smoking tips for some

Start a 7-day program. Quitting cigarettes can be easier if a timed structure is enabled for you to do so. This way certain “danger moments” of relapse are pre-emptied and curtailed. Programs can take just a few minutes a day, and are ready to follow a simple yet powerful plan of action, you can give up cigarettes and get on track to a better, healthier life. Programs can also supply you with info packs that include powerful secrets, tricks and tactics to help you on your journey.

Write a list of the reasons to stop and keep it with you. Refer to it when tempted to smoke.

Set a date for stopping, and stop completely. This doesn’t work for everybody but can for some. Likewise getting rid of ashtrays, lighters, and cigarettes from the house can further finalize your decision.

Tell everyone that you are quitting cigarettes. Friends and family can help you and offer support. A ‘group’ effort may be easier than going it on your own.

How to give up smoking and stay given up

I hope you found a few of these ideas helpful. Smoking is a hard habit to break but with positivity, good will and a mind shift towards becoming a better person, it can be the best thing you’ve ever done!

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