It is that time again where millions of people set New Year’s resolutions hoping to make their life more productive, healthier, and prosperous. Unfortunately 30 percent of New Year’s resolutions won’t last past the month of January and old habits are quickly resumed.
Quitting smoking is a popular New Year’s resolution and it should be taken seriously. Quitting smoking is one of the best things that you can do for yourself and your family. It will have a dramatic effect on nearly every aspect of your life; health, social, and financial.
It is estimated that over 40 million people in the US smoke and out of that number nearly 40 percent will try to quit this year. That is 10 million people that are going to try and quit smoking. It is also estimated that only 7 percent will actually succeed at quitting on the first try.
Quitting smoking this near year may be one of the biggest challenges you are facing but it is not impossible. Even if you fail to succeed the first time out each time you try the better your odds. Focus your efforts on quitting smoking and develop the mindset of a winner so you can have the motivation and confidence to give smoking up for good.
You aren’t alone in your desire and attempts to quit smoking. There are numerous resources available to help you quit. Check out the Stop Smoking Help page to find information on different ways to quit smoking in addition to the quit smoking hotline.