Methods On How To Quit Smoking
I realized from my previous experiences that there is a noticeable difference between the first 48 hours of not having a cigarette and all the time following.
The first 48 hours were very intense for me. What I noticed though, the physical cravings only last a few seconds. I could psychologically prolong them, but if I let them pass they would. When I felt my life lurch and even lunge for another cigarette, I maintained my composure and reminded myself the cravings would pass and they did.
Also, I found myself experiencing a heightened sense of irritability. There are always the typical frustrations of day to day life, but during this time, they were particularly aggravating. The key was not allowing myself to use them as an excuse. I continued reminding myself that those nagging, prickling, prodding, insistent and even agonizing urges to smoke would pass and they did. Continue reading