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.
It’s essential to have an extra shoulder or two to lean on while you quit smoking. You have supporters – ask them to help with your quit journey this Monday.
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.
Quit smoking on Monday – it’s the perfect day to begin a smoke-free life. It seems Monday is the day people will most likely engage in healthy behaviors. So, why wait until a birthday, anniversary, or New Year’s to quit smoking when you have a Monday right around the corner?
Positive Self-Talk That Boosts Your Resolve When a strong craving hits, it’s easy to lose sight of why you ever decided to quit. That’s why, when you’re right in the middle of giving up smoking, you need everything on your side — especially a positive mindset. Using stop-smoking affirmations is one of the best ways [...]
Put your smart phone to work with quit smoking apps. You already do everything with your smartphone; why not quit smoking with it too?! There are lots of quit smoking apps that provide a variety of resources to help you kick the habit for good. Most apps are designed to provide information, support, and motivation [...]
Kick the butt by kicking butt through exercise. Being physically active is important for everyone, but it can be especially useful for people who have quit smoking. That’s because people who exercise are less likely to smoke than those who don’t. Here’s how exercise helps gives you a better shot at fighting nicotine addiction: Suppresses [...]
Even just one cigarette can lead to a derailed quit attempt. We recently wrote about how to get back on track with your commitment to a smokefree life after a slip-up. That’s because a slip-up can lead to picking up the smoking habit again if you’re not careful. But slip-ups often occur because people think [...]
Avoid turning a slip-up into a relapse. Get back on track with your quit smoking attempt. While you should do all that you can to stay 100% smokefree after you quit smoking, there may come a time when the temptation to smoke is so overwhelming that you give in to a cigarette. A slip-up can [...]
Sometimes a creative way to quit is all you need for that extra push to stay 100% smokefree. At Quit & Stay Quit Monday, we’ve covered a lot of different ways to quit smoking from planning your week to dealing with withdrawal to meditating to help with stress. But adding a creative way to quit [...]