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i smoked for a 5 years and searched for a way too stop smoking.
i recommend the video guide i made to stop smoking.
type in youtube "a healthy way too stop smoking"
a short guide around 8 min and if you follow it for a month it would be easier for you too stop smoking entirely . getting over your psychologies habits and substitute physical smoke craving is important to succeed stopping smo...
After 25 Years and multiple times of trying to quit - I think I'm done with Cigarettes.
I tried everything to quit then a friend of mine introduced me to Pod Type E-Cigarettes - These were the small Pod type called Juul.
So I got on line and bought a couple with 5% Nicotine.
I was able to give the cigarettes away immediately.
After 3 months I have recently given these away and now oc...
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I love this one because of the whole internal battle crap. This brings me some perspective & helps calm my frantic mind. "This is only a blip on my timeline & it isn't even close to any of the other battles I have overcome. Keep it moving forward & don't look back, you don't live there anymore." This is one of the things I am trying for self talk.
It isn't as late tonight as...
Good evening (late afternoon for some) folks. I have spent some tie on the site reading the new stories since my last visit. One story scared me, but most inspired me. I got to thinking about a comment by Happiness when I mentioned my notebook full of motivational quotes. She suggested I post them in a story & I said I would. I haven't gotten to that post yet. I just came up with an idea tonight ...
Quitting smoking is as easy or difficult as you make it.
I was going through some favourite stories and found a link within one that i missed. It is truly inspiring and instrumental in changing the mindset . I attitribute my easy quit to learning the truths about nicotine. I hope you all will follow the link that Jeremiah Say was so kind as to post. When you arrive , click on his circle photo ...
In my quit smoking survival kit i have:
1. Kava capsules or powder for quitting smoking side effects like irritability. They have helped alot at keeping me calm.
2. Fidget toy sutch as a stress ball or fidget spinner.
3. Symbolic friendly reminders, i have a coin to symbolize the mony i am saving and a feather to remind me of my freedom of addiction.
4. Cuticle Oil and a good lip balm. Just ...
I am the type of person that loves music. I listen to it whenever I get the chance. To/from/at work, cleaning, gardening, going on a walk by myself. Every song on my ipod has spoke to me in some way. So awhile back I decided to create a playlist of songs that motivate me to quit (it's a work in progress). I can tell you why each song made the playlist. Sometimes it was only one line in the song t...
We tend to dwell on the cravings after we stop smoking without realizing that although we do have these "thoughts" of wanting a smoke, that is what we did tens of times a day when we actually did smoke. Such is the nicotine addiction that it's schedule had us lighting up every few minutes to appease its appetite.
These cravings will go away whether we feed them or not.
Now that we are non...
So what is a craving? We hear so much about these cravings that it has prevented us from even thinking about quitting smoking in fear of them. There is nothing to fear but fear itself. Fear can immobilize you into doing nothing, which can be harmful in itself.
Through knowledge and learning about yourself you can rid of the fear that prevents you from taking the steps to quit smoking.
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