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.
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.
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 [...]
Mood Changes After Quitting Smoking Feeling moody or restless? This Monday, you may need to make a few easy and practical adjustments to your quit plan to stay on track. There is no clear reason why some people may experience feeling irritable, moody, restless, or down after quitting smoking. But it’s a known phenomenon [...]
If you missed the opportunity to quit smoking for New Year’s, quit for American Heart Month. This Monday is an ideal day to start. There are plenty of reasons to quit smoking, and one of the most important reasons is your heart.
Monday is for looking out on the horizon and recommitting to taking a long-term view. You’re on a journey. A relapse doesn’t mean you’ve stopped quitting. It’s time to recover, renew, and take control. Let’s explore some new tactics, get some fresh ideas, and recommit to quit.
Reward yourself for quitting smoking with a vacation. Celebrate your milestones and ease the stress and its effects. A vacation can also give you the incentive to stay quit. This Monday, plan a getaway.