Smoking is one of the most addictive habits in men’s lifestyle. If you are trying to quit, then these 6 steps to stop smoking can help you overcome this bad habit .
You must be focused and motivated to stop smoking. You have to have the immense desire to free yourself from nicotine. Determination, dedication, self-control and commitment to yourself to move forward with your decision.
Make a plan and choose a strategy to help you quit smoking. Share your plan with all your acquaintances and tell them that you will stop smoking and when you will start your new life free from this harmful habit. Keep a picture of your family or your loved ones in handy, this is to remember why you want to stop smoking and what are the benefits that this will attract your loved ones.
Align with healthy people. Get rid of your smoking friends for a few weeks if possible. Write down positive thoughts on paper and read them every day to reaffirm the change you want in your life. Try sending a clear message to your subconscious mind about how you want to live now, away from cigarette smoke and your smoking friends.
Use any tool, trick or help that can benefit you. An electronic cigar can be a good start. This small gadget can give its users the pleasure of smoking without tobacco, carbon monoxide, smell or ashes, without damaging their lungs and also eliminating the anxiety of nicotine. These cigarettes are 100% legal and the other good thing is that you can smoke one of them, regardless of where you are.
Use hypnotherapy. Hypnosis can help you relax and eliminate those impulsive forces of smoking that are hidden deep in your mind. This will help you reprogram all the associations and beliefs that cause you to smoke. Hypnotherapy can help you resist the temptation to smoke, even when you are in the company of other people who smoke.
To eliminate the cigarette blow. Although the first 3 days will be very hard for you, it is the time necessary for you to get rid of the clutches of nicotine. After the first 3 days just try not to smoke daily, that has to be your goal, just one day at a time.
She is a US-based Nigerian, a physician in the Department of Dermatology at the Sensix College of Medicine in Charleston. She was formerly a zoologist with a special interest in how animals communicate using chemical smells.