Stop Smoking Is A Mindset You Must Have
Anybody who has picked up cigarette and becomes addicted to smoking most likely will try to quit many times throughout their life. Of course the number tip is to never pick up that first cigarette. But if you are addicted and have tried to quit, below you will find some helpful tips that just might get you to stop once and for all.
Make a list of all the reasons for quitting smoking. Then make a list of everything you would like to accomplish once you do quit. Picture yourself doing this things without having to rely on a cigarette. Having a mental picture of a happier you who isn’t addicted to smoking can be your guide while you go through the quit process.
Realize that nothing life is easy. They say quitting smoking is hard, while yes that is true, but if you really truly want to quit you will. It really is as simple as that. You need to start thinking as a non-smoker and that means at first you should put yourself in situations that don’t cause you to smoke. Rather than go out to the bar with friends, stay home on a Saturday night and watch a movie. You can get through it, you just have to believe in yourself and be determined to quit.
Using smoking cessation gum does help. Chewing gum can ease the cravings of nicotine and help you gradually reduce your need for nicotine. The same with a stop smoking patch, both of these items can be very helpful towards quitting. But again, the only thing that is going to get you to stop smoking is sitting down with yourself and saying that it’s time to quit. You have million positive reasons for quitting, and yet there really is no reason for you to keep smoking. No legitimate reason whatsoever.
Telling yourself that you enjoy smoking is just an excuse many people use because they are afraid of quitting. This is a poor reason because you either want to get healthy or your don’t. Attempting to quit smoking if you keep saying how much you enjoy it is not going to result in success. Quitting smoking is a mindset and you can do it, you just need to believe in yourself.
Think about how much better you will smell once you quit smoking. I know this because I am a former smoker and whenever I’m around one I cannot stand the smell. You have no idea how bad you smell until you actually stop smoking.
Think about all the money you will save when you quit smoking. The price for a pack of cigarettes keeps going up it seems like every day. If its bad now, it will be ten times worse in 5 years. Why spend money on something that will kill you?
The simple truth is, either you make a decision once and for all to quit because you want to start living a healthy lifestyle, or just keep on smoking and don’t even think about quitting. I mean, why bother wasting your time? You can either be happy and healthy, or miserable and smoking? It is your choice. I made my choice, and there is no reason why you can’t quit with just a little bit of willpower. You can do it!