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Curb Hunger Cravings with Mindful Eating

As your appetite begins to normalize after quitting smoking, you may once again experience and appreciate your favorite foods. “Mindful eating” is a technique that draws your attention to the aroma, texture, flavor, spice, and preparation of your meal. Focusing on these qualities can help make food taste better, reduce your risk [...]

By | 2020-05-13T21:07:47+00:00 May 18th, 2020|Dealing with Cravings, Quit Monday, Strategies to Quit|

Stop-Smoking Affirmations to Help You Stay Quit

Positive affirmations can help you overcome the many obstacles and challenges that you will encounter during the entirety of your quit journey. An affirmation is positive messaging that you can repeat to yourself during times of internal crisis. To use them as an effective cessation tool, establish a soothing internal [...]

By | 2020-04-09T16:19:11+00:00 April 13th, 2020|Dealing with Cravings, Motivation, Quit Monday, Strategies to Quit|

Cigarette Smoking and Stress Relief

Rather than relying on a cigarette when you feel anxious or overburdened, try utilizing alternative techniques to reduce feelings of stress. People smoke cigarettes as a way to manage stress, but smoking is not a sustainable long-term solution. Nicotine, the primary active ingredient in cigarettes, provides only temporary relief. Utilizing [...]

By | 2020-04-02T21:16:24+00:00 April 6th, 2020|Dealing with Cravings, Quit Monday, Strategies to Quit|

Support From Your Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Nicotine Replacement Therapies (NRTs) are an important part of your quit journey because they can help mitigate cravings and keep you on track. When working towards quitting cigarettes, all options must be considered. Support from your family, friends, and co-workers can provide relief, but, sometimes, the physical nicotine withdrawals can [...]

By | 2020-03-20T17:21:07+00:00 March 23rd, 2020|Quit Monday, Strategies to Quit|

Support from your Technology

Leverage technology — apps, smartphones, online communities — to bolster your support network Besides being constantly connected to friends, family, and other members of your quit team, the rise of smartphones, social media networks, and apps have ushered in a new era of smoking cessation support. There’s a number of [...]

By | 2020-03-13T13:29:31+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Motivation, Quit Monday, Strategies to Quit|