How To Quit Smoking Cigarettes
The same man I interviewed who said any reason was a good reason to stop smoking put it best: "No matter what your reason for quitting is, there is only one way to quit and quit successfully. You have to really want to do it! You have to really want to beat that habit! Show no mercy to it!" was his advice.
So willpower is a major deciding factor between success and failure. There is no way around that fact. No matter what stop smoking aids one chooses to help them quit, there has to be a will to succeed and a firm affirmation to let nothing stop you. If deep down you really don’t care whether you are successful at it or not, then the result will be exactly that: A nonchalant, half-hearted attempt that eventually culminates in a return to the smoking habit. And how many times has that happened to people? Continue reading
How Do I Quit Smoking Cigarettes
We humans are creatures of habit, often doing things out of sheer ritual and developing little routines. All routines, or habits, however, are not necessarily bad. There are certain good habits and routines we’ve been required to develop in our lives in order to get things done.
The only problem is, when it comes to doing something that is bad for us, our nature to cultivate habits becomes a curse rather than a benefit. Recently I surveyed a number of ex-smokers and asked them how they came to take up smoking in the first place, why they decided to quit and, most importantly, how they finally managed to conquer the habit and to this day remain ex-smokers. Continue reading
How Can You Quit Smoking Cigarettes
Deep breathing is done by expanding your stomach out as far as you can. Try this exercise first:
- Sit or lie down in a quiet place;
- Undo any tight clothes and remove your eyeglasses;
- Put a hand on your stomach;
- Slowly breath through your nose;
- As you breathe feel your stomach swell as far outwards as possible;
- When you have reached maximum expansion, hold your breath for a split second, before exhaling;
- Slowly breathe out through your mouth; it is the slow exhalation that will cause you to feel relaxed;
- Wait comfortably for awhile;
- Repeat this for at least 10 times.
Also, do this exercise in comfortable surroundings and at your own natural pace. Relaxation occurs when you exhale slowly. Continue reading
Stop Smoking With Electronic Cigarettes
It is highly advisable to designate a quit day in advance. People who do not choose a specific quit day have a tendency to keep on postponing their choice of stopping. This postponement can go on indefinitely. In deciding your quit date, make sure that you enunciate your reasons for wanting to quit, such as wanting a long, healthy and prosperous life. Or, you may have other personal reasons for wanting to quit. You may want to focus on your benefits for quitting. Recall that quitting can be viewed analogously to climbing a steep mountain. At the end of that trek, there has to be a pot of valuables, so that you can remain motivated to acquire to those benefits.
Also, make sure that you bought your medications beforehand. If you plan to use them, have them ready by the bedside for the day that you have chosen as your quit day. It is recommended that you choose a day that is not filled with other major commitments, so that you can focus primarily on stopping smoking. Therefore, you might want to choose an unstressful day prior to you having your last cigarette. Continue reading
Electronic Cigarette To Stop Smoking
Smokers require a certain amount of nicotine, the addictive compound found in tobacco, in order to avoid withdrawal symptoms. Even with NRT, the user would generally experience some withdrawal symptoms, although less severe. Therefore, it is key to know what are the usual withdrawal symptoms and to acquire skills to help you deal with such symptoms. Not all quitters will experience all of these symptoms, but some will most likely occur.
"Tobacco withdrawal symptoms are the physical and mental changes that occur following interruption, reduction or termination of tobacco use. They are temporary and are the product of physical or psychological adaptation to long-term tobacco use (in other words the smoker's mind and body gets used to having nicotine in their system), requiring a period of readjustment when tobacco is no longer used." Continue reading