Tips and Tools to Help In Quitting Smoking
Most of the smokers dream of quitting. However, only a few can manage doing it actually. This is exactly the situation when mark twain said, "To cease smoking is the easiest thing I ever did.Â I ought to know because I've done it a thousand times". However if a person is actually able to quit the smoking then it is highly appreciable and an experience totally worth it.There are so many ways to quit the smoking. In the words of Arthur A. Hawkins, who wrote a famous book for quitting smoking, "Fortunately, there's more than one way to quit smoking . . . the catch is you must choose wisely to become smoke-free". The following are some of the most effective ways and tools to quit smoking. Â Â·Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Deciding with a fellow smoker to quit is one of the effective tips. In this way one gets constant motivation and a consistent check. It is better if the fellow smoker is a friend or a work mate with whom the smoker spends a lot of time.
- Sometimes the quitter might falter. It is okay. However if it is happening too often then try the tools that can help you quit. The tools to help you quit can be hypnosis tapes, nicotine patches and the electric cigarettes.
- Keep on reducing the number of cigarettes that you smoke every day.
- Try to spend smoke -free weekends. An E Cigaretteis smoke free. However, by the smoke free weekend, I mean literally smoke freeâ¬"a weekend in which you do not puff on anything at all.
- Do not do anything stressful on the smoke free weekend.
- Remember it is better to switch to cigarette alternatives because they do not contain harmful substances. However, they do satisfy the urge for nicotine.
- Maintain a smoke diary to record your smoking habits. Look for the time and situation when you get the urge for the cigarette. Try to deal with these situations consciously without smoking.
- Try to curb the urge of smoking after meals by taking walks, exercising, eating dessert, or anything that helps.
- Make your mind believe that the smoking is an extremely bad habit.
- Read about the effects of passive smoking. Tell your mind that you are literally killing your loved ones by smoking. (The passive smoking is that dangerous!)
- The smoking affects your appearance! It affects your appearance very negatively. So tell yourself that if you want to look good, polished and reasonable the smoking is not for you.
- The smoking makes you tired all the time. Therefore, if you do not want fatigue, you will have to quit smoking.
So quit smoking today and lead a better life.