It is easy to say that you want to stop smoking but it is definitely hard to accomplish. Most efforts to stop smoking fail. That is why you should do a bit of research and use tips like the ones in this article to help you in your quest to becoming a non-smoker.
To increase your chances of being successful in your efforts to quit smoking, consider writing out a list of pros and cons of quitting. Putting the issue in writing will help you to see it more clearly. Your efforts will be easier this way because you will be focused on your goal.
Commit yourself totally to your decision to quit smoking. If you are determined to quit smoking then put your whole soul into the effort. Announce to family and close friends that you are quitting and need support. Write down your specific goals and make them as detailed as you can. Also write down your individual reasons for quitting. Post both lists where you can easily see them – like the bathroom mirror. Join a support group and attend meetings, whether online or in person. Go all in and make this happen.
Giving up tobacco will benefit your loved ones, and yourself. Secondhand smoke is dangerous, and a known cause of many types of cancer, and other serious health conditions. When you quit smoking, you decrease the amount of time that your loved ones are exposed to that dangerous second hand smoke. Quitting smoking will not only reduce the risk to your own health, but also the risk to those around you. Continue reading …