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D J S
Illawarra Shoalhaven
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13/03/2019
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Posted in Reasons to quit 14 Mar 2019
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I had been smoking for 55 years & have had years of stopping & starting for years. I have COPD but was in complete denial re the seriousness of my addiction & it’s impact on my life in so many ways. I have now been meditating daily with the Breethe app which features Addiction as well as many other meditations. It had helped a great deal & I am hoping that this time IQuit for good. I feel like a different person

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  • cocoruns, Northern Sydney March 14, 2019 | 9:42
    Well done! That's a great tip, you can do it :)
  • PuffNoMore, Southern NSW March 14, 2019 | 16:30
    hi D J S,
    I think we all were guilty of denial about how much damage the smokes were doing to us. Too bad about your COPD, I hope its not affecting your mobility too much?
    Re your stopping and starting, did you find it easy to stop and what do you think contributed to you starting again?
  • Happiness March 15, 2019 | 2:22
    Welcome DJS and all the best to you in your quit. I am glad to hear that you are feeling the benefits of quitting this terrible addiction even after a long 55 years. I never thought i could quit after 45 but here we are and succeeding! Who'd a thunk it? Anyone can quit with the right motivation, support, tools and belief!

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