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Smokers May Pay More for Health Insurance

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 [...]

By | 2017-07-21T19:00:24+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Motivation, Quit Monday|

Breathe Deep and Beat Cravings

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!

By | 2017-07-14T14:46:07+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Dealing with Cravings, Quit Monday|

Power Through Your First Quit Hours On Monday

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-26T14:08:44+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Dealing with Cravings, Motivation, Quit Monday|

Get Paid to Quit: Does Your Insurance Cover Smoking Cessation?

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:49:04+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Motivation, Quit Monday, Stay Quit|

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-15T16:19:31+00:00 September 26th, 2016|Motivation, Strategies to Quit|

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 | 2017-06-15T15:49:04+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Motivation, Strategies to Quit|