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Burn Calories, Not Ciggies: How Exercise Helps You Quit

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 [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:49:05+00:00 March 7th, 2016|Dealing with Cravings, Motivation, Stay Quit|

Don’t Give Up After a Slip-Up

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 [...]

By | 2016-05-19T16:39:19+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Stay Quit|

Setting Goals to Stay Smokefree

Use goals to help you stay motivated throughout your quit. People who create goals often accomplish significantly more than those who do not identify goals. This is because goals help you to clearly define what you want to achieve, give you focus and motivation to stay on track, and raise your self-confidence when you successfully [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:49:06+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Stay Quit, Strategies to Quit|

Reflect On Your Quit and Reward Yourself.

After going smokefree, take some time to reflect on your quit. Congratulations, you Monday Quitter! Whether it’s been one week, one month, or one year, staying smokefree is a huge accomplishment. So go ahead and pat yourself on the back for your courage and determination to lead a healthier life. (Slip up? That’s ok! Just [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:49:07+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Motivation, Stay Quit|

Staying Positive In Your Quit

Staying positive can help you overcome your urge to smoke. Quitting smoking can be tough… like really really tough. But positive thinking can make your quit a whole lot easier. By changing the way you think can in effect change your outlook on life and smoking. So when you’re having an especially hard time dealing [...]

By | 2015-06-25T20:28:17+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Strategies to Quit|

Staying Smoke-Free for Good

Staying smoke-free is much easier said than done. Habits are hard to break, especially when those habits have taken up a huge part of life. Smokers often times succeed for a short time, only to fall back into old habits. So how do we ensure that we remain smoke-free? The first step is to replace [...]

By | 2015-05-08T20:21:11+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Stay Quit|

Manage Stress to Stay Quit

Quitting smoking can be uncomfortable and frustrating. The key is to manage stress! While we usually can’t change stressful circumstances that arise, we can change how we respond and react to them. Rather than reaching for a cigarette for what seems like a quick fix, why not try some of these tips to relax and [...]

By | 2017-06-15T15:49:07+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Stay Quit|