Snack On Fresh Fruits

Posted By: Staff | Nov 11 2014

“So that I won’t crave nicotine all day,  I try and wait as long as I can before having the first cigarette of the day. Since stress is usually the reason I have my first cigarette, I stay away from situations with people that I know will only cause me to get overwhelmed. And if I can’t avoid them….I remind myself of all the documentaries I’ve watched about the harmful effects of smoking - The many cancers, heart disease, yucky yellow teeth, gingivitis, wrinkles & so on.
And if all else…

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It’s Never Too Late To Quit

Posted By: Staff | Nov 6 2014

It’s never too late to quit smoking, there are positive changes your body experiences even after as little as 30 minutes. 
After 20 minutes your blood pressure and heart rate return to normal.  After 12 hours the carbon monoxide levels in your blood return to normal.  Between 2 weeks and 3 months your circulation system and lungs begin to function better.  Your lungs begin changing back to normal within 1-9 months, this allows coughing to minimize and reduces risk of infections.  After 1 year…

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What It Means To Be An Ex-Smoker

Posted By: Staff | Nov 5 2014

The most vital part of quitting smoking is believing that you have the power to cut this addiction from your life.  Visualize what your life will be like as an ex-smoker and a non-smoker.  Picture yourself with the freedoms accompanied with being smoke-free and write down the life you want to have post smoking.  Read your vision daily and work toward making the changes necessary, use this vision to empower you when you feel cravings or weakness in your resolve.  You can read examples of what…

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Read Some Books

Posted By: Staff | Nov 4 2014

“I have found that reading really helps because it keeps the mind and hands busy and away from the thought of smoking. I have also found that starbursts/gum also helps by keeping the mouth busy. And the thing that has helped me the most is actually the internet believe it or not. There are thousands of tips, advice, supporters, videos, etc. that have helped tremendously in keeping the motivation and discipline to stick with it. I have gradually decreased my cigarette intake over time and just…

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Big Tobacco Warns Against E-Cig Use On Labels

Posted By: Staff | Oct 30 2014

Big Tobacco has started producing e-cigarettes, but they are trying to look health conscious at the same time.  The warning labels on several of these products (all created by big tobacco companies like Reynold’s American and Altria) have very strong wording and warnings.  Some of these labels include phrases like: “Nicotine is addictive and habit forming, and is very toxic by inhalation, in contact with the skin, or if swallowed.” and that people shouldn’t use the products “who have an…

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