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Are You Ready To Stop Smoking? Tips To Make It Stick


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Are You Ready To Stop Smoking? Tips To Make It Stick

  1. 1. Are You Ready To Stop Smoking? Tips To Make It StickEveryone has positive intentions to stop smoking, but never follow through. This article canhelp give you the motivation you need to finally kick the habit for good. Then take whatyouve learned and kick the habit forever!Tips And Tricks To Help You Stop Smoking Highly Effective Strategies To Get Yourself ToQuit Smoking Solid Advice If You Are Finally Looking To Quit SmokingCome up with a reward system for when you quit smoking. Smoking is a costly habit. If yousave your money, you can buy yourself a present! Real-life rewards, like a new pair of shoesor a meal out, can really help you stay motivated to quit.Substitue a healthy habit like exercise for your smoking. Mood boosting endorphins arereleased with exercise and you will be distracted from your cravings by physical activity.When you stop smoking, it changes your body metabolism, which can cause you to gainweight. However, exercising can help you avoid this problem.Dont try to quit smoking without support. Do not alienate friends and family, as you can usethese people for support. Another excellent idea is to enlist the help of a support group.Being with others who are in the same boat may be helpful.Learn how nicotine replacement therapy can help. Nicotine withdrawal is very trying and canexacerbate feelings of stress, depression and anxiety. Cravings can be extremely tough toresist. Nicotine-replacement systems help you deal with the cravings. There are manystudies that show using gum, lozenges, or nicotine patches increases the chance of quitting.Dont use these products if you are still smoking, though.As you meet your short-term goals for smoking cessation, reward yourself! For instance,enjoy a movie with a special friend after the first week has gone by. When you go an entiremonth, go to a fancy restaurant you dont normally go to. Continue creating rewards to worktowards until you forget about smoking and are ready to move past it completely.Many people have found that switching brands can help on your quitting journey. Pick a newbrand that you do not like. Pick the nastiest brand you know. Don´t smoke more thannormal or in a different way. This will help you get started on your cessation journey.Once you have made the decision to stop smoking, you need to try your best to stick with theplan. The majority of people who quit successfully dont do it on their first try. If you have asetback, figure out why you relapsed, and then get up and get going again.Most people find it difficult to stop smoking and what works for one smoker may not work foranother. Its not impossible to stop smoking. You can be successful by using some of the tipsfrom the article above if you also have some support and motivation. You could be pleasantlysurprised if you try them out.