Friday, October 26, 2007

How to Quit Smoking Cold Turkey?

How to Quit Smoking Cold Turkey?Do you know that reasons for quitting smoking and even problems with smoking cessation vary with age? Older smokers name different reasons to quit smoking compared with younger smokers. In most cases, it is connected with major health problems. Younger smokers attributed their reasons for quitting to the cost of cigarettes, tobacco odor, and general health concerns.

Also younger smokers were more likely than older smokers to report concerns of weight gain, stress management, fear of failure, handling social situations, and cravings as obstacles to quitting smoking. Young smokers believe that trying to quit "cold turkey" is best method, when in reality, only small quantity of smokers achieve long-term abstinence from smoking without professional help.

Physicians tell us that "The more we know about what motivates smokers to quit their habit and what personal obstacles they face in doing so, the more we can tailor smoking cessation programs to fit the individual needs of our patients." In reality all these programs should be individual, but it's hard to imagine and definitely will cost a smoker a pretty penny.

And what's about most popular "cold turkey" free method? Yes, going cold turkey or relying on willpower to quit smoking most often ends in failure, but this failure can teach you a great lesson. Using this failure or even several failures you are able to create your own successful quit smoking program. You will learn how your mind makes you believe that you really need another cigarette, and you will not be same blockhead next time.

There are countless ways to quit smoking, and the majority of smokers have tried their hands at most of them. Nicotine replacement therapies like gum, patches, and other drugs tend to send people into long and painful period of withdrawal that eventually causes them to start smoking again. And sometimes smokers cannot gather enough strength to repeat this process.

Cold turkey method also needs all smoker's power to succeed, but free from additional expenses and helps you to find your own guaranteed way to quit smoking for good. Just doesn't be panic if you failed in your cold turkey challenge. Your failure means that you need another chance only. And this time your experience will help you to succeed.

Monday, October 8, 2007

Do Not Even Try to Quit Smoking

Do Not Even Try to Quit SmokingAre you trying to quit smoking, but fail every time? Well, most probably you fixated on the idea of quitting smoking. Maybe you are thinking about quitting smoking all the time. These thoughts slowly change to the idea to smoke another cigarette, and after some time, one more. You think that it is impossible to break down this order. This chain seems to be as firm as steel chain.

It is impossible to quit smoking, really. If you think that it's just a question of willpower, you probably will fail in every attempt to quit smoking. If you think that you stand upon the idea to quit smoking, you most likely will not succeed. When you are talking about quitting smoking, it seems that you are talking about losing some part of your life. If you tell your friends that you are going to quit smoking, almost all of them will certainly doubt that your attempt will be successful. And in all probability, they are going to be right.

The meaning of phrase "quit smoking" is doubtful. If you have slept for 8 hours, you definitely quit smoking 8 hours ago. If you have seen movie in cinema you quit smoking 2 hours ago. What is the difference between these people and those ones, who stopped smoking 1 month ago, or even 1 year ago? There are many examples when people return to smoking after long abstention from it. These people do not quit smoking; they just did not smoke for some time.

Do you think that it is possible to quit smoking? You haven't stopped to read this article yet, so you think that it is possible to quit smoking somehow. You hope that author of this article will tell you some magic and easy ways to quit smoking that will help you to quit smoking fast and pain-free. No, it will not happen. Most of smokers will go through negative experience during smoking cessation process. Nicotine addiction is strong, and there is no way to relieve you of responsibility for your past decision to be nicotine addict. It is impossible to forget taste of your "favorite" cigarettes. You will remember this taste even when you will be 100 years old and it will be no problem for you to light up and smoke a cigarette.

Do you want to know how you can live without cigarettes and without nicotine addiction? To begin with, stop thinking about quitting smoking. Accent your intentions on a healthy lifestyle, your life goals, and the joy of life. Life will return favor to you without fail. If you do not smoke for some time, please, enjoy you smokeless life, enjoy fragrance of flowers, feel your own quality perfume, be glad that your family is free from secondhand smoke. You should feel more power, enjoy more spare time, more money and use these resources better than before.

You should know what you will do during a coffee break, when you will have knotty problem, or find yourself in stress situation. The best way to deal with this kind of problems is positive thinking. Just say: "I am happy and successful person, I solved my nicotine addiction problem and I am going to solve this new problem without cigarettes too".

If you are grateful for the opportunity to continue your life without harmful smoke, if you are happy every new day, and can do something for this positive perception of the world, you will never return to hopeless routine of everyday smoking. Think positively, feel joy of life, live without smoke.

by the courtesy of Quit Smoking Pro

Monday, October 1, 2007

Smoking Will Surprise You Someday

It is the great 37sec video by smokenders. It seems that smokers rarely understand that their lives revolve around smoking dangers every day. This type of surprise sounds like news that you have COPD or cancer. At the same time it is like a car accident, everything is ok, you drive smoothly, when suddenly boom! Everything broken…

Turn on your speakers and hit PLAY to have some fun!