10 Powerful Tips To Stop Smoking

Written by Adam Eason

Powerful Hints to Stop Smoking

Whether you are using Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Hypnosis or just Cold Turkey, these strategies and hints for aiding you in stopping smoking are sure to assist. It is up to you to ensure that you do these things to really enhance what you are doing,repparttar more effort you put into these exercises,repparttar 147647 easier it is to stop smoking for good.

Powerful Hint 1.

Being a smoker is like cycling with stabilisers attached torepparttar 147648 wheels, you can find it hard to be balanced without smoking. Now, when you cycle freely again,repparttar 147649 natural balance returns.

When people smoke, more than half of what they breathe is fresh air - pulled throughrepparttar 147650 cigarette right down intorepparttar 147651 lungs. So if you feel any cravings you can instantly overcome them by taking three deeper breaths. Imagine breathing from that space just below your belly button. Whenever you do this you put more oxygen into your bloodstream. This means you can use deep breaths to changerepparttar 147652 way you feel instantly and give you power overrepparttar 147653 way you feel and help you let go of those old cravings and thus making it easier to stop smoking.

Powerful Hint 2

Next, think now of allrepparttar 147654 reasons you don't like smoking,repparttar 147655 reasons that it's bad andrepparttar 147656 reasons you want to stop smoking. Write downrepparttar 147657 key words on a piece of paper. For example, you experience breathlessness, it's dirty, filthy and your clothes smell, your friends and family are concerned and it's expensive, unsociable and so on. Then, onrepparttar 147658 other side ofrepparttar 147659 paper, write down allrepparttar 147660 reasons why you'll feel good when you've succeeded in stopping. You'll feel healthier, you’ll feel in control of your self, your senses are enhanced, your hair and clothes will smell fresher and so on. Whenever you need to, look at that piece of paper.

Powerful Hint 3

Next, we are going to programme your mind to feel disgusted by cigarettes. I want you recall 4 times when you thought to yourself "I've gotta quit", or that you felt disgusted about smoking. Maybe you just felt really unhealthy, or your doctor told you in a particular tone of voice 'You've got to quit' or somebody you know was badly affected by smoking. Take a moment now to come up with 4 different times that you felt that you have to quit or were disgusted by smoking.

Remember each of those times, one after another, as though they are happening now. I want you to keep going through those memories and make them as vivid as possible. The more vivid you make those memories,repparttar 147661 easier it will be to stop smoking. See what you saw, hear what you heard and feel how you felt. I want you to take a few minutes now to keep going through those memories again and again, overlap each memory withrepparttar 147662 next until you are totally and utterly disgusted by cigarettes.

Powerful Hint 4

Have a think to yourself aboutrepparttar 147663 consequences of you not stopping smoking now, if you just carry on and on. Imagine it, what will happen if you carry on smoking. What arerepparttar 147664 consequences? Imagine yourself in 6 months time, a years time, even 5 years time if you do not stop smoking now. Think of allrepparttar 147665 detrimental effects of not stopping right now and how a simple decision you make today can make such an impact on your future.

Next, imagine how much better is your life going to be when you stop smoking. Really imagine it's months from now and you successfully stopped. Smoking is a thing ofrepparttar 147666 past, something you used to do. Keep that feeling with you and imagine having it tomorrow, and forrepparttar 147667 rest of next week. In your mind, imagine stepping in to that non-smoking version of you and feel how it feels to be a non-smoker.

Powerful Hint 5

Also, your mind is very sensitive to associations, so it's very important that you have a clear out and remove all tobacco products from your environment. Move some ofrepparttar 147668 furniture in your house and at work. Smokers are accustomed to smoking in certain situations. So, for example, if you used to smoke onrepparttar 147669 telephone at work moverepparttar 147670 phone torepparttar 147671 other side ofrepparttar 147672 desk. Throw away ashtrays, old lighters and anything that you used to associate with smoking. Make your environment conducive to stopping smoking.

Powerful Hint 6

Smokers sometimes use their habit to give themselves little breaks duringrepparttar 147673 day. Taking a break is good for you, so carry on taking that time off - but do something different. Walk roundrepparttar 147674 block, have a cup of tea or drink of water, or do some ofrepparttar 147675 techniques on this programme. In fact, if possible drink a lot of fruit juice. When you stop smokingrepparttar 147676 body goes through a big change. The blood sugar levels tend to fall,repparttar 147677 digestion is slowed down and your body starts to ejectrepparttar 147678 tar and poisons that have accumulated. Fresh fruit juice contains fructose which restores your blood sugar levels, vitamin C which helps clear out impurities and high levels of water and fibre to keep your digestion going. Also try to eat fruit every day for at least two weeks after you have stopped.

Does the Over-the-counter Nicotine Patch Really Double Your Chances of Quitting?

Written by John R. Polito

Posted by www.iwanttoquitsmoking.com The Stop Smoking Hypnosis people. What if 91 of 100 quitters relying exclusively uponrepparttar over-the-counter (OTC) nicotine patch to help them quit were failing and relapsing within 24 weeks of slapping on that first patch? What if 98 or 99 out of 100 of those relying exclusively uponrepparttar 147646 OTC nicotine patch for a second or subsequent quitting attempt were smoking again within 24 weeks? What if, in truth, your chances of quitting on your own were greater than if quitting withrepparttar 147647 patch? What ifrepparttar 147648 few who are quitting while wearingrepparttar 147649 patch are doing so in spite of it, instead of because of it?

How many times have you heard an over-the-counter nicotine patch commercial proclaim thatrepparttar 147650 patch will "double your chances" of quitting? Is it true or is it false? Should we instantly believe everything we read or hear on television without investigating on our own? Experts tell us that smoking is killing half of all who are unable to quit while eventually crippling most lucky enough to survive. Are there certain representations in life that are important enough to investrepparttar 147651 time needed to investigate and make up our own minds? I hope that you’ll takerepparttar 147652 time to readrepparttar 147653 full text of some ofrepparttar 147654 studies cited below and decide for yourself! Your very life may depend on it!

Double “your chances” of quitting? “Your” chances? What are your chances of quitting on your own and what arerepparttar 147655 pharmaceutical companies actually doubling? This article explores all ofrepparttar 147656 over-the-counter nicotine patch study evidence that I have been able to locate. But before going further I feelrepparttar 147657 need to declare my beliefs and disclose my background. It’s my firm conviction thatrepparttar 147658 key to permanent abstinence is in each quitter developing a solid appreciation forrepparttar 147659 true power of nicotine. By takingrepparttar 147660 time to masterrepparttar 147661 core withdrawal and recovery principles underlying years of chemical dependency upon nicotine, we can each short-circuitrepparttar 147662 agony of learning nicotine’s true power throughrepparttar 147663 school of hard quit knocks.

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