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Does Nicotine Have Its Hold on You?

Break free from the shackles of nicotine.
Nicotine is a highly addictive substance found in tobacco products that is absorbed quickly into your bloodstream. One puff and all it takes is 10 seconds for that nicotine to flood your brain with adrenaline. The pay-off is immediate But the high is only temporary. Shortly after you […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Motivation, Strategies to Quit|Comments Off on Does Nicotine Have Its Hold on You?|

Set up Penalties for Motivation

Do You Like the Carrot or the Stick? Find Your Best Motivator to Quit Smoking.

Companies have long been interested in keeping you healthy, happy, and productive – if only to improve efficiency and cut down on healthcare and insurance costs. Today some companies encourage people to quit by dangling “carrots,” or positive motivators in […]

By |September 19th, 2016|Motivation, Strategies to Quit|Comments Off on Set up Penalties for Motivation|

Get Help to Pay for Your Quit

Health Insurance Plans that Work for You
Health insurance plans really want you to quit smoking — not just for your health but for the rising costs of healthcare for smokers. Because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), many plans are willing to pay for your quit, especially for tobacco cessation products like nicotine gum, […]

By |September 12th, 2016|Strategies to Quit|Comments Off on Get Help to Pay for Your Quit|

Protect Your Precious Buddies

Quit smoking for your pets!
Your pets are your best buds, your children, your all in all. But when you’re a smoker, what happens when you go to work every day and leave them behind? Well you leave your pets in a house full of carcinogens. Secondhand smoke is said to be as deadly to […]

By |September 5th, 2016|Motivation|Comments Off on Protect Your Precious Buddies|

Take Back Your Immune System

Don’t Let Smoking Destroy One of Your Body’s Most Valuable Possession
Wonder why your colds linger longer than anybody else’s? Or why your wounds or sports injuries take longer to heal? Smoking just doesn’t cause cancer, it also can weaken your immune system, making you more prone to infections. Think of it this way: Tobacco […]

By |August 29th, 2016|Motivation|Comments Off on Take Back Your Immune System|

Find a Quit Buddy!

You don’t have to quit all by yourself; find someone to join you!
Having a quit buddy, someone who supports and cheers you on through your quit and vice versa, not only can help you kick the habit more successfully, it’s more fun! Perhaps that has something to do with the inspiration we can get […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Motivation, Strategies to Quit|Comments Off on Find a Quit Buddy!|

Quit Smoking for Your Heart

10 Tips for Better Heart Health!
As the song goes, “Love the one you’re with.” And the one you’re with all the time — your own heart — is one of the organs most impacted by smoking. Indeed, quitting is the single most important thing a smoker can do for their heart health. That’s because smokers […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Motivation|Comments Off on Quit Smoking for Your Heart|

Be a Quit Hero to Your Family

Kids and cigs just don’t mix. But there’s a lot you can do as a parent to help your child or teen navigate the many difficult pressures they may feel to light up.

When it comes to smoking, kids often follow their parents. A recent 23-year long study found that smokers were six times more likely to […]

By |August 8th, 2016|Motivation|Comments Off on Be a Quit Hero to Your Family|

Give Your Baby a Healthy Start

Quit Smoking Now to Reduce Risk of Complications
From the moment you’re pregnant, you’ll want to take the best care of your body — for your sake and your baby’s. Eat well, sleep well, and, if you haven’t already done so, stop smoking. In addition to its devastating impact on fertility, smoking during pregnancy can affect […]

By |August 1st, 2016|Motivation|Comments Off on Give Your Baby a Healthy Start|

Stop-Smoking Affirmations to Help You Stay Quit

Positive Self-Talk That Boosts Your Resolve
When a strong craving hits, it’s easy to lose sight of why you ever decided to quit. That’s why, when you’re right in the middle of giving up smoking, you need everything on your side — especially a positive mindset. Using stop-smoking affirmations is one of the best ways […]

By |July 25th, 2016|Dealing with Cravings, Motivation, Stay Quit|Comments Off on Stop-Smoking Affirmations to Help You Stay Quit|