Some menaces are too powerful for one hero to take on. They require a team to save the day. For week two of our super support team series, we’re assembling your family and friends. When it comes to quitting smoking, they are a quitter’s equivalent to a super hero team.
It is possible to cut cigarettes out of your life on your own, but it's easier when you have help. Find your quit buddy and finally quit smoking.
If you want to reduce the effects of smoking on your life, you need to reduce the power triggers hold. Triggers, which make you want to smoke, can be emotional, withdrawal, or social.
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.
This Monday is a good time to think about how secondhand smoke from your smoking can impact your loved ones, children and pets.
When you use every Monday as a chance to quit smoking, you’ll be amazed at all you get back.
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.
When you think about your plan to quit smoking this Monday, honor the fact that every attempt to quit counts, even if it takes a few tries to quit and stay quit. Remember that the average smoker may relapse several times before quitting. If you do slip up, resist the urge to beat yourself up.
Enjoy Some Positive Reinforcement For Not Smoking When you reach a new victory in your journey to quit smoking, you deserve a reward! Even when you’re on top of your quit plan and managing your cravings like a champ, it’s important to congratulate yourself for a job well done. This Monday, find a fun [...]