When you’re trying to quit, smoking triggers can pop up at every turn. Seemingly benign, or mindless, events can cause you to slip up. It’s like being on automatic, these habits are associated with lighting up and can be particularly challenging to overcome. Identify yours this Monday to take control of your quit journey!
This Monday, increase your chances of quitting smoking successfully by drawing up a personalized plan to keep you focused and in control. Quitting smoking is a journey that requires commitment and strength, but sometimes it can be difficult to remember why you are quitting or how to cope when you’re experiencing intense cravings. A bit of preparation can go a long way!
This Monday, spend some time identifying your triggers so you can stick to the plan and quit and stay quit. Every person is unique, so are your triggers. When you quit and want to stay quit, only you know what triggers an urge to light up.
Everyone experiences intense emotions from time to time. Anxiety can be an emotional trigger that weakens your resolve to quit smoking. Employ four easy methods this Monday to successfully identify and cope with your anxiety without relying on cigarettes.
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.
Many smokers feel like the best remedy for stress is a cigarette. When they try to quit, stress turns into a trigger to smoke. A great way to avoid that urge to smoke is to deal with stress before it causes physical symptoms. This Monday, learn how to manage your stress and find new [...]
‘Tis the season for partying! While you may have embarked on your plan to quit smoking, others might be waiting until the New Year to quit. This means you may encounter some tricky situations that could trigger you to light up. Before you head to your next gathering, use this Monday to prepare yourself [...]
For many smokers trying to quit, the holidays aren’t always the most wonderful time of the year. Even a quit plan that is going well may hit a few bumps as schedules tighten and obligations increase. Holiday stress can also trigger an urge to reach for a pack. This Monday, recognize your holiday pressure [...]
Munch on this list of foods to help you quit. If you are a smoker who is gradually cutting down your smoking, food can play a role in whether or not you’re successful. That’s because certain foods can affect the taste of cigarettes, making them taste bad and discouraging you from smoking. Food also gives [...]
‘Tis the season for holiday stress! Here’s how you can stay jolly and smokefree. Though the holiday season is often thought of as a joyous time, the reality is that it can get stressful fast. With issues like long shopping lines, crowded airports and slow travel time, unruly relatives, and bank account depletions, it’s no [...]