Understanding triggers and knowing how to handle them when they arise are two essential pieces of a successful quit plan. This Monday, learn how to identify (and conquer) your triggers with some simple techniques and practices that are easy to apply to your day-to-day rou...
What keeps smokers hooked? A big part of the answer is nicotine. Learn how this addictive chemical affects your mind and body, and use this knowledge to fuel your Quit Monday.
An affirmation is positive messaging that you can repeat to yourself during times of internal crisis. Repeat these mini mantras to yourself to help react and manage cravings when they inevitably strike.
Good preparation is key when you quit smoking. An often overlooked form of prep is to dispose of all physical reminders of smoking, including your cigarettes, matches, ashtrays, and lighters.
Cigarette smoking is a big financial expense, but it is also a big time-waster. Do you know how many hours do you actually spending smoking cigarettes each week? The number may surprise you.
Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs) are effective tools that can help reduce withdrawal feelings by giving you a small controlled dose of nicotine. Research shows that NRTs are safe and that they can dramatically increase your chances of a sustained quit.
Smoking tobacco damages the lungs, but when you quit, you give your lungs a chance to recover. In a few weeks you’ll start breathing better, wheezing less, and feeling stronger.
There’s an abundance of online tobacco cessation groups available to help support your quit. Online “quit” groups are not the same as in-person counseling, but they do come with their own set of unique benefits.
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