Quit Smoking. Beat Nicotine Addiction. Build a Better Life!

Build a Quit Smoking Support Network.

Hands Offering Quit Smoking SupportRegardless of whether you quit smoking using the cold turkey method, or with aids such as nicotine replacement therapy, support is absolutely critical if you want to increase your likelihood of success. [Continue reading]

Own Your Quit Smoking Campaign.

Shouting out how to quit smoking

Many people are all too eager to tell you how THEY think you should quit smoking cigarettes. Be they other quitters and ex smokers who promote specific methods, or the abundant self proclaimed quit smoking guru’s selling their “expert,” advice. … [Continue reading]

Quitting Smoking Gets Easier. Truly it Does!

Light at end of tunnel when quitting smoking.

Quitting smoking and healing from addiction is a long term process. One that takes many, many months. Even though the chemical dependency itself only takes several weeks to breakdown, the more advanced, neurological damage caused by addiction takes a … [Continue reading]

Recovering From a Failed Quit Smoking Attempt and Relapse.

Smoker trapped behind bars

I doubt there has ever been a smoker genuinely happy to have failed at quitting smoking. Most successful quitters have suffered a relapse in the past, and know very intimately, the feelings of hopelessness and defeat that come with relapse. … [Continue reading]

It Takes Just One Cigarette to Relapse.

Smoker with head in sand

You will never smoke again. Accepting this is perhaps the most daunting aspect of quitting smoking and nicotine addiction recovery. The thought of never having another cigarette can be so overwhelming, that smokers will willingly go to the grave an … [Continue reading]

Dreams of Smoking Cigarettes When Quitting Smoking.

Ex Smoker Waking from smoking dream

If you find yourself dreaming about smoking cigarettes in the middle of a quit smoking campaign, don’t be alarmed. As this study suggests; it's an entirely normal phenomenon and one to be expected during both chemical withdrawal and medium to long … [Continue reading]

Cravings for Cigarettes and Nicotine Part 2 of 2.

Man Craving a Cigarette

  Most smokers and ex smokers have experienced feelings of being hopelessly powerless, against the strength of their nicotine addiction and cravings for cigarettes. Cravings are an incredibly powerful, physiological symptom of addiction and … [Continue reading]

Cravings For Cigarettes and Nicotine Part 1 of 2.

A Man Smoking a Cigarette

  In this first instalment of "the good quit, road to recovery" series of You Tube clips, I talk about the basic physiology of cravings and why cravings for cigarettes occur. A greater understanding of craving, why nicotine addicts crave in the … [Continue reading]

Quit Smoking Best Practices: Build an Effective Support Network.

Hands Offering Quit Smoking Support

    One of the most important elements of a good quit smoking campaign, is the availability and effectiveness of your support network. … [Continue reading]

Quit Smoking Best Practices: Commit to the Healing Process.

Chains

In this final installment to the "Quit Smoking Best Practices" series of clips, I talk about committing to the healing process and why I think it ultimately determines the outcome of any quit smoking campaign. … [Continue reading]

Quit Smoking Best Practices: Have a Plan.

Quit Smoking Date in Diary

In this episode of the good quit, I touch on the importance of having a comprehensive quit smoking plan. … [Continue reading]

Quit Smoking Best Practices: Learn About Nicotine Addiction.

The human brain

How sound is your understanding of nicotine addiction? If not, you may be at a huge disadvantage when it comes to quitting the smokes. Link to Tutorials.   … [Continue reading]

Overcoming Your Quitter’s Remorse.

Lady remorseful about quitting smoking.

If you have ever attempted to quit smoking, there is a good chance you're familiar with the notion of quitter’s remorse. You may recognize it as the occasional feeling of regret we have over making the decision to quit smoking and cause ourselves to … [Continue reading]