The human body is incredibly resilient and will actively work to heal itself, so a lot can happen during that first 24 hours without a cigarette.
When faced with the decision to smoke or not to smoke, there are proven methods and techniques that can help you tip the scale in the right direction. You can stay quit with the help of our most popular articles all about using practical strategies and tools to keep or recommit to your quit.
Some people have associate cigarettes with certain foods or mealtimes and cutting smoking out of your life may be harder if you stick to these consumption habits. This Monday, you can change that by replacing or cutting these foods and drinks out of your meals
Good preparation is key when you quit smoking. An often overlooked form of prep is to "Marie Kondo" all physical reminders of smoking, including your cigarettes, matches, ashtrays, and lighters.
There’s no doubt, quitting smoking is hard, particularly in a social setting. Make this Monday about being prepared to face your social triggers to make it easier.
Finding a quit buddy can be a helpful aspect of your quit and stay quit journey. Ideally, your quit buddy would be someone you have consistent access to, which is why including a colleague in your support system is a smart move.
Quitting smoking means facing your triggers and cravings. You’re in luck because there’s a solution to your cravings. Monday is about finding all the solutions and using them to your advantage to quit smoking.
This Monday, increase your chances of quitting smoking successfully by drawing up a personalized plan to keep you focused and in control. Quitting smoking is a journey that requires commitment and strength, but sometimes it can be difficult to remember why you are quitting or how to cope when you’re experiencing intense cravings. A bit of preparation can go a long way!
Embrace a Healthy Distraction from Cravings If you’re on a path to quit smoking, take a moment to spend time outside – not to smoke, but to take a walk! This Monday, take a walk, chase away a craving, and get a little exercise! Now that it’s more enticing to go outside, consider this [...]
Take a deep breath to reset and renew your efforts to quit on Monday. Deep breathing can be a dependable method to control stress and nicotine cravings. A craving can last for up to ten minutes. Why not try deep breathing to get through your next one? Studies show that deep breathing exercises may [...]