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Great reviews for the book. One review does say the printing is small. (He has added a few points to his first book "Easy Way"which is excellent as well.Read the reviews. I have posted both.
If you are having difficulties, need re-inforcement or heck reward yourself early for taking the effort to even learn about the steps to quit. i.e. coming to this help group. Spend less than a weeks wor...
Nicotine was the trap, like fruit flies to in the vinegar bottle, they get lured in, but can't get out again. Once the nicotine poisoned the mind it is constantly at war with the other part of our brain that says "you know the truth, why do you keep burying your head in the sand?) Why? FEAR. What Fear? fear of dying? No... no... no... We are not afraid of dying, we are afraid to see the truth.
Are you going through a difficult time? Do just this one thing before you light up and throw away what you have accomplished. Read "THE SMOKERS VOW" by Joel Spritz on whyquit. If you can't always have it available, write it down or memorize it. Do remember that alcohol may inhibit your good judgement . Happy New Year!
No matter how long quit, you too would maybe someday do yourself a service ...
The day is here! 2 years quite for me. Although I am celebrating and am more confident than ever, I am not going let the nico demon use this as an excuse that I have beaten it and I can "just have one puff, or one cigarette"
I found a video presentation that was interesting and thought I would share what I related to most and wrote about in my postings on this site:
1. When starting out do...
I have been on this site to try and help others to achieve an easy of a quit smoking experience as I did.
I have written many pieces and advice on the mindset, as have a few others here. (that i know of) I am sure we would be interested in how many (if any) people have found their quits any easier with some understanding of what we mean.
Please take a moment to say yes or...
I came across an article that was geared towards quitting addictions in general and nutrition. I believe nutrition was a helpful tool I used in my early days of quitting. Not only did it help physically, but it was a commitment to a "lifestyle" change that supported my endeavour of escaping smoking for good. Here's the article:
IT WOULD SEEM LIKE A no-brainer that the foods you eat can affect ...
Seeing is believing. Please click on this link to what i might envision the nicotine monster to be and what he is trying to hide. When you see through the nicotine monster you will see truth. Once seen , you cannot unsee. Lets call this the Mindset.
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Before I quit, i had been taking a lung cleanser of Ginger and Turmeric (recipe on line) 2 Tbs Morning and before bed. It turns out that Ginger eases nausea and suppresses appetite as well as reduces nicotine cravings. This mixture detoxed my body, and made me accidentally quit smoking. My story is available to see. Also drink lots of water to help the body rid of toxins and nicotine.
NRT or NOT
I’m week 3 now and struggling but what had kept me going is changing a few basics. I’ve been walking of a morning only a few blocks and riding the bike to work one or two days a week. I also find need to hit smoking aids. The mouth sprays and gum seem to be working for me but have to have it with me 24/7.
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