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Developing Your Personalized ‘Game Plan’

Developing Your Personalized ‘Game Plan’

 

This is where we give you the bad news; there is no ‘Silver Bullet’ or ‘One Size Fits All’ program to quit smoking and this diagram shows why. We are all programmed differently, we each got addicted differently and will require individualized solutions to quit smoking.

We will teach you how to resist the emotional temptation to smoke and overcome the physical cravings that doom 95% of those people who do attempt to quit. Our ‘Smoking Cessation Program’ program qualifies for all HSA, FSA & HRA spending accounts/debit cards.

The diagram shows you the three key adversaries in this addiction, Behavioral, Physiological and Psychological, they each play an integral part in supporting the addiction. What I mean is that the chemistry of the drug has created a real physiological addiction between the neurons in your brain and Nicotine, that is undisputed! With that said there is also a support system that has developed with your daily behaviors and in your mind, that is where psychology comes into play. Let us look at a simple example, click ‘Read More’ and view the lady in the picture.

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Best Methods to ‘Stop Smoking’

Best Methods to ‘Stop Smoking’

 

Cold Turkey:

The Cold turkey method is the most commonly used technique in America and around the world. Approximately 90% of all smokers who attempt to quit try doing so without the aid of nicotine replacement therapy, medication or other aides. It is also the least effective method when tried without a good plan. It is the most challenging method and requires a lot of will and willpower, but it is also the fastest method and is recommended for people who need to quit urgently due to serious medical issues.

It may be hard to believe, but the majority of people who have successfully quit smoking have done so by quitting cold turkey, these people decided that they would never take another cigarette and they followed through on that promise Statistics from the American Cancer Society confirm that more than 80% of those who have successfully quit smoking did so by the cold turkey method, but they did it with a lot of morale support from other people and tried several times (20) before they were successful.

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If at First You Don’t Succeed

If at First You Don’t Succeed

 

I am somebody who has managed to quit smoking but it took multiple attempts, a lot of determination and shear will power. There were many times where I was seemingly desperate and had mad cravings for just one puff on a cigarette, somehow I was able to resist. In this article, I will be giving some advice about how I managed to successfully stop this nasty and unhealthy habit, advice that I hope will help you and others quit.

I had tried many times to stop smoking cigarettes and had always failed after only a few days. What I needed to do was to figure out why these previous attempts had failed and learn from my mistakes. In my new quest to stop smoking I would need to develop a slightly new approach learning from both the good and the bad of what I had tried in the past and find an approach that would result in success rather than failure.

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Why is Quitting So Damn Hard?

Why is Quitting So Damn Hard?

 

Most smokers are aware of health risks that come along with smoking cigarettes, many of them are seeking help but most of them still fail the first few times they try to quit.

I don’t want you to think of me as some kind of a guru who is making smart statements on how to quit smoking cold turkey in 15 hours or something; no, that’s not me at all. My idea of smoking is that smoking is a nice hobby, it can be your best friend and provides a great buzz so quitting would naturally be hard.

The real problem is that smoking cigarettes has become a part of you, a part of your personality, your daily routine and a part of your everyday life. If this is your situation then your questions really should be: How can I gather the strength to find a way to quit smoking? Am I a person who could actually stop smoking cold turkey? Am I missing something, are there any smoking cessation methods that I don’t know about or don’t understand that can help me now?

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6 Tips for Kicking Butt

6 Tips for Kicking Butt

 

If you are currently a smoker, quitting the habit could be one of the most important things you will ever do in the next part of your life. In fact, if you quit now, you will most likely be adding seven years to your current life expectancy.

While many people try to quit and fail, it is not an impossible task. Thousands of people, just like you, have decided to quit and been successful. You too can be among them and here are six tips that will help you to quit smoking once and for all:

1. Make a vow that you are going to quit smoking from today onward

Success in all spheres of life begin with a firm determination; if you are uncommitted you will have a hard time accomplishing anything. However, if you make up your mind, once and for all, that you are giving up the habit, whenever a craving comes, you will be prepared and remember your vow and not give in.

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10 Powerful Suggestions

10 Powerful Suggestions

 

Whether you are using Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Hypnosis or just Cold Turkey, these powerful hints are to help you to stop smoking and assist you in your neurological recovery and thus enable you to stop smoking with less discomfort. It is up to you to ensure that you do these things to really enhance what you are doing, the more effort you put into these exercises, the easier it is to stop smoking for good.

Powerful Stop Smoking Hint 1.

Being a smoker is like cycling with training wheels, you can find it hard to be balanced without smoking but when you cycle freely again, the natural balance returns.

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CDC Smoking Statistics

CDC Smoking Statistics

 

By Gender
Men were more likely to be current cigarette smokers than women.

  • Nearly 18 of every 100 adult men (17.5%)
  • Nearly 14 of every 100 adult women (13.5%)

By Age
Current cigarette smoking was higher among persons aged 18–24 years, 25–44 years, and 45–64 years than among those aged 65 years and older.

    • About 13 of every 100 adults aged 18–24 years smokes (13.1%)
    • Nearly 18 of every 100 adults aged 25–44 years smokes (17.6%)
    • A full 18 of every 100 adults aged 45–64 years smokes (18.0%)
    • Just 9 of every 100 adults aged 65 years and older smokes (8.8%)
      •     ( Many smokers don’t make it too far past age 65 )

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