Top 10 Ways to Quit Smoking

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There comes a time, when smoking, like any bad habit, needs to be kicked. Fortunately, nowadays there are more than one ways to help one overcome this addiction, besides relying on a strong will. Here are the top 10 was to help smoker become Nicotine free.

 

1. List

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Make a list of all the reasons why you want to quit smoking, as well as the benefits of becoming smoke free. Make several copies and place them in strategically places, where you will be constantly reminded and motivated to kick this destroying habit to the curb.

 

2. Support group

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Find a person; relative, friend or a co-worker who would share this experience with you. It always helps to talk to someone who already went, or going through the same experience then you do. Interference is one of the stages to help an addict to reach a positive outcome, warn your support member upon any craving that you might have, positive reassurance and reminder will bring you back to the goal that you have already set for yourself.

 

3. Break the pattern

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Do you have a certain time of the day, or a place that reminds or influences you to inhale that bitter tasting smoke into your lungs? You need to make changes into your every day routine, try to avoid places and people who might trigger your need to light up.

 

4. Replacement

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Nicotine addiction is considered to be one of the most memorable and pleasant, for when you inhale the smoke, it sends the pleasure signals into your brain. In order to avoid blues and mood swings try to replace the time you spend smoking with a hobby or activity that gives you satisfaction.

 

5. Positive reinforcement

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With all the money you now have left you need to spoil yourself and indulge in things and activities you though you could never afford. Try taking vocal classes, Bunge jumping, spa going, expensive car driving. These kind of incentives would sure give you adrenalin rush as well as the motivation to stay on track.

 

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