When I have a craving - I take a really big beautiful breath of air in. Before I quit, I couldn't take a big breath of air in because my lungs hurt a bit and I'd cough; the whole breathing experience was a bit laced with anxiety to be honest. (I knew that if I continued smoking my COPD would get worse and I'd have to drag around an oxygen tank when I was old) So in a sense, taking a big breath in without anxiety is a treat for me. So when I have a craving, I take a big fresh lovely breath of air in as a reward. As an ex-smoker I can actually breathe now - that's such a reward and it really helps associate rejecting cravings with freedom.
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