Hey everyone. Hope you enjoyed the last selection of quit smoking tips. Here’s three more for you.
4) RECOGNISE THE POWER CIGARETTES HAVE OVER YOU:- As already mentioned, lighting up a cigarette can become an integral part of your day to day life. The longer you smoke the more likely it is that smoking has become part of your daily routine. You may not even realise how dependent you actually are on cigarettes. However, next time you run out of cigarettes stop and think how much you are feeling the cravings. Remember, if you smoke a pack of 20 cigarettes every day that means you are having to give up something that you have been doing 20 times each day, 140 times each week and 7,300 times each year. It’s probably something you do more often than almost anything in your life and it’s more than likely that you have a serious mental addiction to smoking.
By identifying a mental addiction you are taking a very important step towards quitting smoking. Whereas previously you may have smoked 20 cigarettes a day without thinking about it you can now have a certain degree of control. Think about how many cigarettes you are actually smoking each day and then try to reduce this figure.
5) TRY QUIT SMOKING PRODUCTS:- There are a number of products out there which can assist you in your quest to quit smoking. These include; pills, patches and gum. Now whilst these products can be useful you have to remember; “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” There is no magic solution that can instantly eliminate your cravings and stop you smoking for good. The number one requirement is that you have the desire and willpower to quit smoking. You cannot rely solely on these products. However, if you really want to give up smoking then there is no reason that you cannot benefit from these types of product.
6) GO COLD TURKEY:- Cold turkey is not for everyone so before you even consider this option you have to ask yourself “Do you have the willpower to go cold turkey and give up cigarettes instantly?” You may require the help of some quit smoking aids but if you can do it successfully this is an excellent way to stop smoking. By going cold turkey you will immediately remove the financial burden and the danger to your health associated with smoking. Cold turkey is also one of the most likely methods to create permanent results if you stick it out.
I hope these tips prove useful to you. Quitting smoking is down to you so don’t just read this article. Take it in, take action and then take positive steps towards stopping smoking. I’ll be back in the next few days with three more top tips.
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