Stop Smoking – What Will You be Missing Out On?

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Just thinking about stopping smoking can create fear and anxiety in a person. At first, we think we are going to be missing out on something good or we’re losing our best friend and it makes quitting hard. Why would you want to give up something that’s such a major part of your life and […]

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Stop Smoking – Pain vs. Pleasure

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Just knowing something is bad for you doesn’t always mean you aren’t going to do it. People love instant gratification and if doing something, even if it is a bad idea, can lead to a quick feel-good sensation then it is likely the easy road will get taken. Smoking damages the body from head to […]

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Fuel Your Motivation to Stop Smoking

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There’s no doubt about it – quitting smoking is one of the hardest undertakings you will ever do. But when you evaluate the effect that smoking has on your health, the decision to quit is much easier to make. On average, people who smoke will lose 24 years of life and 1 out of 3 […]

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If I Stop Smoking Will I Will Gain Weight?

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Are you worried about gaining weight after stopping smoking? You are not alone. Many ex-smokers who quit are concerned because the reality of weight gain is real. In fact, it is likely that you will gain a few pounds after quitting but luckily only a few gain a lot of weight. The average weight gain […]

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How Much Failure is too Much

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You’ve heard people say they are going to accomplish their goal or die trying. You’ve also heard about people giving up on their dreams after things not quite working out the way they were planned. At what point do you give up and stop pursuing your goals? In essence, how much failure is too much? […]

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Resisting Temptation

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Making the decision to stop smoking is fairly easy – it’s the resisting temptation part that is a major struggle. Resisting the temptation to smoke is a battle that can occur by the minute, hour or day. We never know when the urge will strike, sure we have ideas but what constitutes a major craving? […]

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Why I Care if You Stop Smoking

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I have been where many people are right now. They want to stop smoking but have doubts, fear and questions. They have tried quitting before only to fail and feel worse about themselves. I know what it is like to want something so badly that I will tell myself whatever it takes to give in […]

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Stop Smoking with Exercise

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When you make the decision to stop smoking your life is going to change dramatically. Chances are you will be adding new routines and habits to the way you live. If not, you should probably reconsider. No matter how you decide to get your exercise it is important to remember that consistency is key. There […]

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What Would You Do to Save Your Marriage

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People will go to extreme lengths to save their marriage, rightly so. Our relationships are the most important things in our lives, they provide support, love, encouragement, pain and hope. Why is it that we treat our addiction to smoking as a relationship? We often feel like we’re giving up our best friend when stopping […]

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The Cost of Smoking in the Workplace

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I work in an environment where there are few remaining smokers; in fact, over 60 percent of individuals who smoked have stopped. The ones that continue have tried to quit over the years but found it to be too much of a challenge. As an outsider looking in it appears the problem they are having […]

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