Few things in life are free and cigarettes are definitely not one of them. Smoking is the act of burning money. Literally. A smoking habit is a costly habit. How costly? Well, let’s have a look.
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.
Smoking takes a heavy toll on your lungs; when you quit, your lungs get to quit too, and they’ll have a chance to recover from much of the damage they’ve experienced from tobacco. Quit for World No Tobacco Day Quit smoking this Monday in honor of World No Tobacco Day, an annual campaign to [...]
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 [...]
One of the many benefits of quitting smoking is improving your brain power! Nicotine, the highly addictive substance found in cigarettes and other products, can impact the brain – especially a developing one. Adolescents and young adults are especially susceptible to risks associated with nicotine because their brains are still growing. But all is [...]
Phew! You’ve worked hard. It’s time to reward your smoke-free achievements and enjoy yourself. When you quit and stay quit, it’s a cause for celebration. Use Monday to spend the money you’ve saved quitting smoking and splurge a little.
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.
Are you motivated to quit this Monday? Motivation is what spurs us to do the things we do. Scientists studying motivation and quitting smoking say repeated, brief, reminders work. Focusing on your reasons for quitting can be a powerful tool for sticking to your quit.
Congratulations! To start 2019, you’ve made the decision to quit smoking and stay quit. You’re in good company–millions of former smokers have successfully taken this journey before you. It’s a decision definitely worth celebrating.
Join smokers across the nation taking part in the Great American Smokeout hosted by the American Cancer Society!