Monthly Archives: April 2015

Have a Smoke Free Weekend

Planning can ensure that you have a smoke free weekend. The weekend can often be a tricky time to stay away from cigarettes and keep your smoke free journey going strong. For some of us, the end of the week can be a time to let loose and catch up on socializing that was missed [...]

By | 2015-04-24T16:32:30+00:00 April 27th, 2015|Strategies to Quit|

Quit Smoking on Monday!

Quit smoking on Monday - it's the perfect day to begin a smoke-free life. Research proves that healthy thinking is synchronized to the week, with Monday being the day people are most likely to engage in healthy behaviors. In fact, 58% of people view Monday as the perfect opportunity to take on a healthy habit. [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:49:07+00:00 April 20th, 2015|Quit Monday|

Exercise Can Be a Powerful Distraction

Exercise can be a powerful and effective way to deal with smoking cravings, distract yourself, and help you stay smokefree. According to an article in Everyday Health, smoking withdrawal symptoms and cigarette cravings decline during exercise and stay gone for an average 50 minutes afterward. Go for a short walk when a craving hits. Walking [...]

By | 2018-08-24T15:53:40+00:00 April 13th, 2015|Dealing with Cravings|

Take Advantage of Your Lungs

FACT: two weeks to three months after quitting, your lung function will begin to improve. And, between one and nine months after quitting, coughing and shortness of breath will stop. What’s more, after staying quit for ten years, your risk of lung cancer drops by 50%. When you quit smoking, you really help your lungs. [...]

By | 2015-04-03T15:57:25+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Strategies to Quit|