Twitter Can Help You Quit

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 20 2015



A recent study by UCI and Stanford introduced two study groups to twitter and asked the people to tweet about their experience quitting smoking each day.  They found that the research participants who regularly tweeted (78% engaged in twitter during the 100 days) were able to get some social support and this greatly aided their ability to quit.  45% of the first group and 75% of the second group were able to quit smoking. 
Cornelia Pechmann, who was one of the researchers in the study, felt…

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What Are You Afraid Of?

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 18 2015



There are many fears that smokers have in common when it comes to smoking.  Here, we will try to list and address these concerns.
“Quitting smoking is like losing a friend” - many ex-smokers explain that they had an emotional connection to smoking, and that there was a period similar to grieving when they quit.  This can be difficult to cope with, but it is not impossible.  The more education and information you can gather about smoking and how much it affects your health, wealth, and those…

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Reflection

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 17 2015



“When you want a cigarette, stare intently at the thing you love most of all in the world and ask yourself, what and where would I (or they) be without me? Do I really need this??” Brianne A. | Bigfoot, TX, USA

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10 Foods To Help You Quit

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 12 2015



Quitting smoking can be difficult, between the nicotine addiction and ritual of smoking breaks, it can seem daunting to even attempt.  But according to The Daily Meal, there are 10 foods that may help!
1. Ginseng - it is believed that ginseng may actually block the effectiveness of smoking which may make them less enjoyable and help you cut back without much suffering.
2. Milk - a Duke study found that participants who drank a glass of milk prior to smoking found the taste of the cigarette to…

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Words Of Wisdom Part 1

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Mar 11 2015



Where does wisdom come from, and how do we acquire it.  There are many who are born with an innate wisdom, but for most of us, we gain wisdom through experiences.  Some good, and some bad.  But we don’t always have to learn the hard way.  Here are some quotes to help you gain wisdom related to quitting tobacco use.

“A superior man is the one who is free from fear and anxieties.” - Confucius
Don’t be afraid to quit. Don’t worry about failure or weight gain. Worry doesn’t help you…

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