If you’re a smoker, chances are you’re paying more for health insurance than your non-smoking friends. If you’re looking for another incentive to quit smoking this Monday, check your premiums and see if you could reduce your costs if you quit! Every state is different, but smoking is one factor in calculating the cost [...]
Having smoking cravings is a normal part of the quitting process and one of the most difficult aspects to work through. The good news is that there is a way to beat them that’s free and requires nothing but your focus and your newly-clean lungs – deep breathing. When cravings hit on Monday, learn a few deep breathing techniques to forge through them and stay quit!
The effects of smoking on the lungs and other internal organs are well-documented. But smoking can also cause premature aging of your most visible external organ: your skin. This Monday, strengthen your resolve to quit and put a stop to preventable skin damage!
Summer is here and the sunny, sultry weather means a lot of time spent outdoors. It’s a very tempting time to light up a cigarette, but this Independence Day, fight the urge to smoke. Quit smoking this Monday and mark new victories every week!
If you’ve decided to make Monday your official Quit Day, congratulations! You’re here and you’ve quit! Now for the hard part. We’re not going to sugarcoat this for you: quitting smoking is a big challenge. You’re going to have cravings and you’re going to have to make some changes to your lifestyle. Before today, you [...]
The Best Way to Quit? Don't Start! Believe it or not over 3,000 people younger than 18 years old take up smoking every day. Despite the scientific findings, anti-smoking campaigns, and rising cost of cigarettes, smoking is not going away. But the best thing you can do if someone has either started to smoke or is [...]
One of the most important things to remember when quitting smoking is that you’re not alone. In addition to building your quit support network, it’s possible that your insurance company can provide you some resources to help with your quit. Every policy is different, but chances are that if you have insurance, you’re entitled to [...]
So, you’re ready to quit smoking – congratulations! You’ve already made the most important step in your journey to quit. Now, you need to figure out the next step: when you’re going to officially start. If you’re the kind of person who needs some time to gear up for a mission like this, here’s an [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]