Own Your Quit Smoking Campaign.

Shouting out how to quit smokingMany 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.

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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 lot longer to recover from. [Read more…]

Recovering From a Failed Quit Smoking Attempt and Relapse.

Smoker trapped behind barsI 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. [Read more…]

It Takes Just One Cigarette to Relapse.

Smoker with head in sandYou 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 addict and never again taste a life free from the disease addiction. [Read more…]

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 suffer the healing process. [Read more…]

So You Wish You Could be a Social Smoker?

Ex Smoker Envious of Social SmokersIt is not uncommon to hear smokers and even the occasional ex smoker; talk about their wishful thoughts of being able to remain a social smoker and not be so vulnerable to addiction. [Read more…]

Finding the Best Method to Quit Smoking for You.

Blackboard list of pros and cons, for and against argument conceptOne of the most important steps in planning a good quit is making the decision on how you will do so. Given the diverse range of quit smoking methods available, finding the best method to quit smoking, for you, is not always a simple task. [Read more…]

There is a Physical Difference Between Wanting to Smoke and Craving One.

Apples and OrangesCravings are never easy, and the ultimate reason why so many quit smoking attempts fail. Every other symptom of withdrawal is a walk in the park, on a sunny afternoon filled with butterflies and singing birds, compared to cravings. [Read more…]

Is There an Easy Way to Quit Smoking?

Greedy con artist with moneyIf there were an easy way to quit smoking, the death toll from tobacco would not have reached one hundred million last century and it wouldn’t be set to hit a billion people this century. [Read more…]

What is the Number One Way to Beat Nicotine Addiction?

Smoker raising hands questioningly What is the number one way to beat nicotine addiction? If you have spent any time online looking for an answer to this question, you will have no doubt seen the division that exists within the quit smoking community. [Read more…]

Giving Up Smoking Cold Turkey Works… Eventually.

Cold TurkeyIf you are one of the millions looking to quit smoking, chances are you’ve heard a lot about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and medication such as Chantix. By comparison, giving up smoking cold turkey is not something you will often see advertised as an effective way to quit. [Read more…]

Why is this year, the best time ever to become an ex smoker?

No Smoking SignSixty years ago,  Sir William Richard Doll, established that smoking was a significant cause of lung cancer. Since then, the anti smoking establishment has had to overcome tremendous challenges in order to shift society away from cigarettes.  [Read more…]

A Positive Quit Smoking Campaign Starts With a Positive Motivation to Quit Smoking

Happy FamilySmokers are bombarded night and day, with adverts and messages showing us the countless health risks of smoking. Despite this, a recent Australian study for the Department of Health and Ageing, demonstrates that for the majority of smokers, health risk was not a major detractor. [Read more…]