Top Proven and Tested, Effective Ways to Quit Smoking
Of course, cigarette smoking is unhealthy. There’s no way of denying that even if the latest research would tell you that there is no proven direct link to cigarette smoke the being a primary factor that contributes to the development of lung cancer. One way or the other, the cigarette smoke and essentially its nicotine content would take its toll in your body and thus your health suffers. On top of that, you do not only destroy yourself when smoking, you also destroy other people, especially those around you who are apparently close to you. Second hand smokes are real killers and you’re neither even aware nor vigilant each time you exhale the fumes of your cigarette. Or you may be are aware but you just don’t care. Statistics would still tell you that it is genocide out there when you come to know that there are millions of people each day that die from cigarette smokes taking toll. It’s a no-brainer to know that cigarette smoke is dangerous and can kill you. Just by looking at how the world has reacted to the long term, since time immemorial effects of cigarette, you would already know before you can ever read it on a newspaper or encyclopedia.
Now that you know these truths, if you are smoker, then you should very well stop right now.
But by saying right now, it doesn’t mean you have to quit smoking right away. Like you would smoke your last cigarette today and you will be zero cigarettes smoking tomorrow. Truth be said, quitting smoking is a treatment that doesn’t take only a day to have it done. It’s a long and winding process of subtle inhibition and eventually prohibition of a habit that you have been doing for a very long time. You would have start out slow to ascertain that you will get to that point where you will finally live a smoke free life. “Right now” though means you have start the process today. Here are some helpful stop smoking aids and tips you may be able to use to effectively get you up and running with the process.
1. Constantly think that it’s harmful
It helps a lot if you think a lot about the harms that cigarette smoking will do to you. Fear is the greatest “compeller” and thus an effective antidote to an addiction. If you fear that your health would fail one day and would probably lead you to suffer from the excruciating and agonizing pains of respiratory illnesses or lung cancer, you will begin to think twice on ever smoking again. Unless if you are ready to die. However, this article is not for those people who have death wish, it’s for those who wants to be cured. If you are one of those former, then you’d better not waste your time here. But if you want to be cured, wholeheartedly, then take these advices by heart.
2. Start Slow
By that it means you curb your cigarette dosage in a day. If you have been smoking like ten cigarettes a day or more, you can start out with curbing it as much as a stick per day or two. Reduce it considerably so that one day, you will be accustomed to smoking less eventually. Consider it as a subtle change or routine and then finally, none. Don’t stop right away like going for zero sticks per day, you may be able to but you can’t. One day it will be comeback at you and it could be the worst.
This advice is not good for those people who don’t care about others. This is for those who have loved ones and cares so much about them that they don’t want put them on harm’s way. Always think that when you’re smoking around the people that you care, you endanger them with a much more serious risk than yourself.
4. Stay away from peer pressure
It’s quite undeniable that this world is heavily saturated with smoking people environments. Even to some point, society tolerates even accepts this as a norm. But the truth is, this is not the entire society, but just a part of the entire societal perspectives. There are many perspectives and make sure you choose the one that doesn’t smoke or thinks that smoke is dangerous. If you find that your friends or office peers or the people you hang out with are smoking, stay away from them. If you can’t because of some situational or circumstantial mandate, think of the first three steps mentioned above and remember and follow them with all your mind and heart.