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Posted in Hints and tips 24 Mar 2021

FEAR. Fear immobilizes us. Fear prevents us from going further. A great post PuffNoMore and fear was a great reason why people don't quit smoking. If we could remove that fear and get people to BELIVE that there is nothing to fear, many more would quit.

We value N.O.P.E. (Not One Puff Ever), so perhaps we need an acronym for FEAR.

Please submit your answer that might help someone conquer their fear of quitting smoking

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  • PuffNoMore, Southern NSW May 03, 2021 | 18:50
    I love matics FEAR
    Forget Excuses Accept Reality.
    Well done on a century of posts, its just like cricket.
    Your 100 not out.
  • Princess Mononoke March 30, 2021 | 5:13
    FEAR=False Evidence Appearing Real
  • PuffNoMore, Southern NSW March 25, 2021 | 21:45
    Yes Fear held me back. Fear is a very worthy reason so many continue to smoke and struggle to start the Quitting process at all.
    I have stated someway back that the mere thought of stopping smoking, was worse than the Quit itself.
  • softly40, Mid North Coast March 25, 2021 | 8:44
    Come on Red, Fear is a problem in any walk of life, it would be wonderful to have this stick in our brains. I think it is a good idea. Especially when you fear you cannot achieve the happiness that you deserve, or overcome an obstacle that evaded you before. Come on give it a go what harm would it do, it is a positive Idea...
  • Happiness March 24, 2021 | 9:10
    Fear mongering of health does not work! Those who smoke simply accept that that is the way it is. That they will have to take their chances, because they don't BELIEVE that they could quit. I among others quit after 40- years of being a heavy smoker. We can only hope to give others the belief that they too can quit.
    Fear is the greatest obstacle. We need to undo the brainwashing. We need to instill hope and positive thinking.
  • Red-67 March 24, 2021 | 8:06
    SOME may find N.O.P.E. useful , but do we really want one for FEAR ? :)
    The only thing to fear, is continuing to smoke. :)
  • softly40, Mid North Coast March 24, 2021 | 7:03
    Future Always Ensured Rewards granted..........FEAR
  • Happiness March 24, 2021 | 0:20
    Future Efforts Are Rewarded. and Freedoms Everlasting Are Realized.

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