3 Stop Smoking Tips To Finally Kick The Habit
When you ask someone who smokes if they think about stopping, you will get a universal answer that is “yes.” But soon the feelings of wanting to quit go right out the window. We all like to turn our head from things that cause us stress or that are difficult. But it's completely logical, and that's because nicotine is said to be more addicting than heroin. This doesn't even begin to take into account the many chemicals that are added to cigarettes to make them extremely addictive. The good news is that there are tons of products and techniques out there that can help you quit. We understand so much about this addictive habit that there are many things you can try to stop smoking.
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We have talked about quitting cold turkey in other places, so it is only fair to make mention of gradual quitting. If you want to stop smoking gradually, then you are going to have to set a date that you want to quit. That is the only way you will actually quit. There have been so many people who have slowed their habits without setting a date to quit and they just continued to smoke. So set a specific date and then quit on that date. Then, start planning out your quitting phase, which includes using products, getting support, etc.
It's important to drink plenty of water all day long so that you can prevent dehydration. That is a good practice for general health concerns. However, water can help you tremendously when you are trying to stop smoking. This is because water is great at getting rid of impurities like nicotine from your system. The more nicotine you get rid of in your body, the better off you'll be, but your mind will still crave nicotine. Also remember that you can use different kinds of products that will help you deal with the nicotine cravings.
You need to know that nicotine helps smokers relax, but they can become easily addicted to it. But what that means is it's important to address the issue of relaxation after you stop cigarettes.
There are many things you can do to minimize or even alleviate the stress. Your job is to find those things that help you relax and then implement them into your life. The most trying time when you are quitting is right after you put the last one down. Perhaps roughly 72 hours are the most intense for cravings. This is why you can't go about it blindly and you have to plan your attack if you hope to quit.
The most difficult part of quitting smoking is what happens within your brain after you put your last cigarette out. The effect is to create a lot of stress before you even stop, and obviously that is not helpful for you.
Make a production out of it, do your research which may include talking to your doctor, and be armed and ready before you quit. You will have higher chances of quitting if you plan your quitting process out before hand and account for every bump in the road.