How To Remove Cigarettes From Your Life

By: seikoo
Keep a journal and write in it whenever you begin to get the overwhelming temptation to light up. Instead of picking up a cigarette, pick up a pen to write with. Write down your feelings at the moment, your frustrations and your good days you have. This helps with releasing many of the cravings you will have and go through, it also helps in taking your mind of smoking on to something else.

Ready yourself for the times of challenge ahead of you, which will happen at some point in your quest to beat smoking. Make a solidified plan for when these temptations hit you to smoke and instead go jogging, take a nice walk, swim, take a bike ride or anything you enjoy that will keep you from smoking.

You can also speak with your medical doctor about some of the quit smoking medications and devices available. He can help determine which ones may work the best for your specific problem with this habit. Many of these quit smoking helpful devices and treatments come in the form of patches, inhalers, nasal sprays, gum and even the use of anti-depressant medicines which helps you with relieving the withdrawal and temptations to pick up a smoke.

Make sure all tobacco and cigarette products are cleared out of your work area, cars, home and other areas which you will be occupying. This is important to your reaching your goal to quit smoking. If you don't have easy access to cigarettes then you will be more apt to occupy yourself with something else when an urge hits you.

Programs are also available in groups of people who are struggling with the same demons you are in trying to quit smoking and get in better health. You can join one of these groups supporting quitting the smoking habit at some schools, gyms and other facilities in your local area. These groups offer a added area of support for you because these people are all going through exactly what you are and understand you.

Quitting smoking has so many more benefits than that of smoking. Your lungs have a better capacity for working, your tastes and smell of things will also begin improving, circulation will be improved, having shortness of breath will get fewer, excessive coughing will quiet down along with congestion in the sinus areas too,
And your risk of heart disease is reduced. With all these good things why shouldn't you stop smoking right this minute?

Make a commitment to yourself and your family to stop smoking today. You'll be doing your body and health a tremendous favor along with your loved ones who want you to be with them for many, many more years to come. Go ahead write down and commit to a specific date you are going to be quit smoking by and stick to it no matter how bad the temptations to smoke are. Your support group of loved ones believes in you and you should believe in yourself too. You can get through this and you can do this.
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