After you have quit smoking, you will immediately receive some health benefits. Over time the benefits you receive to your health will increase. Eventually your health will improve to the point as if you had never smoked. This is why you MUST quit smoking as soon as you can. Read..
It was and will always be very difficult to get rid of smoking permanently. People who smoke regularly have always found it really challenging to get rid of this habit to improve their lifestyle. This addiction, as we all know is largely due to the presence of chemical substance, nicotine. While some easy ways have been developed in the past few years to lessen the burden of smokers to quit smoking, other traditional methods would require people to support these smokers both medically and emotionally. Read..
How do you go about helping someone else to do something which they deep down aren't sure that they want to do and they firmly believe that it will be difficult?Most smokers who are contemplating stopping look upon this task about as favorably as having their leg chopped off; they dread it. Read..
Everyone approaches the idea of stopping in their own unique way and for their own reasons.In a similar way, each individual has a unique twist to their habit. Some people only smoke socially; some only smoke in the evenings, some smoke 20 a day, some 50, and so on. Read..
We all know how smoking can be a hard to quit habit for thousands, if not millions, of people across the globe. Yeah, smoking sucks and you may be in the situation when smoking is more like a drug for you. Unfortunately for you, smoking can kill you, so it is best to quit as soon as possible. But... is NLP the answer? Read..
Are you pregnant or planning to get pregnant? If you quit smoking now, you can improve your health and protect your baby. Here are 50 reasons good reasons why you should be smoke free during pregnancy. Read..
Many smokers feel that quitting smoking after a long period of smoking will not make a difference to their health. Some feel that there is not much use in quitting smoking because it is too late, and the damage has already been done. Read..
If you think that smoking is a harmless little hobby and all the people harping on you to quit are overreactors, think again. Smoking is the number ONE preventable cause of premature death and morbidity in America. There is nothing more dangerous you can be doing to your health. And it isn’t just bad for you, smoking around your kids can cause severe health complications down the road and cause serious damage while their lungs and other vital organs are developing. All of this information is well documented by the AMA, American Lung and Heart Associations, and the American Cancer Society. Read..
Imagine the cigarettes as crutches. You’ve always had these crutches to lean on and soon, it becomes impossible to walk without them. The important thing to learn is that as soon as you walk on your feet again, they’ll quickly regain strength. It may be a little known fact, but about half of what a smoker inhales from his cigarette is pure air... Read..
The word 'Mother' is synonymous with care, love and all good things on the earth. However, smoking mothers can be inadvertently killing and maiming their children - born and unborn. Shocked? It's true. Smoking mothers are potentially gifting their children with lung cancer and many other similarly devastating diseases through second hand smoke. Pregnant women harm their unborn babies directly in the womb. Read..
According to one of the researches, it has been found that the smell and taste of cigarettes play a greater role in women's smoking behavior than in that of men. Another study found that cognitive-behavioral therapy aimed at changing attitudes about weight promotes smoking cessation by women. Even if we compare their stats with men, we’ll be surprised to know that the guys who smoke are one out of every three. However, while smoking as well as smoking-related deaths from such diseases as lung cancer have been falling in men, they have been increasing in women. Smoking, in fact, takes a greater toll on the health of women than men a smoking woman loses, on an average, 15 years of her life while a smoking man loses just over 13 years. Read..
It is a well known fact that smoking is highly addictive, and many smokers have a very difficult time quitting. Besides the physical component of the addiction, there is also a psychological one: smoking is socially acceptable in many situations, and, of course, entirely legal. For these reasons it can be doubly difficult to quit smoking, especially if you have friends who smoke, or you regularly go to places that you associate with smoking. One of the first things you should so when attempting to quit smoking to adequately prepare yourself. Quitting doesn’t begin with merely stopping one day - you should prepare yourself in advance in order to ensure success. Read..
An addiction to nicotine is a serious one indeed. Many studies have shown that it is one of the most addictive substances known, and most people will gain a dependency to it soon after they start smoking regularly. When you smoke a cigarette, you body receives an instant rush of nicotine - there is a spike in your nicotine levels which slowly dissipates, and when your nicotine levels drop below a certain point you will crave another spike, in the form of another cigarette. Read..
Quitting smoking needs to be done in steps. First, the smoker should strengthen his resolve as to why he wishes to quit. He should consider the health consequences, the social implications, the fact that he is totally controlled by his cigarettes... Read..
In less than half an hour, your heartbeat immediately drops ? and by the way that?s a good thing because when you smoke, your heart rate is higher than normal. In half a day, the carbon monoxide level in your body goes back to normal as well. Read..
Forget completely your desire to overcome, and instead think about how you might offer a more safe environment, thus allowing that person to respond in their own best interest. Before you start making seemingly random shifts in a person's behavior, help that person get a different perspective on what they are wanting to change. Read..
Then one day, when you decided to really quit smoking, your peers are smoking in front of you, or that you happened to be at a wrong place at the wrong time where there are others smoking. Read..