There are many books out there about habits and one of books that stood out in this subject is The power of habit so I always thought that habits is what defines a person whether it’s running smoking playing the guitar watching TV or whatever because we do these things automatically and we don’t have any control over them, they shift us to unknown directions unless we decide to use our selfawareness and willpower to control them and willpower is something that gets easily tired when we decide to break many habits at once.
Once so that’s why we need to focus all of strength on one habit and one only and that’s exactly how I stopped smoking not long ago I finally broke my useless habit of smoking. I started smoking when I was 16, for fun and to look cool and sometimes I used it to socialize, doing the old trick of Hey , you gotta a lighter so lately I noticed a pattern I was doing unconsciously so whenever I took a pause at work, most of the time I wanted to isolate myself from people and.
Have a time alone but in the same time I didn’t wanted to seem unsociable. So going for a smoke was the best excuse and by doing that I would have a quiet time I would seem like just having a smoke and not standing awkwardly alone somewhere and in other situations whenever I wanted to join a group of people somehow it was easier to walk to them while holding a cigarette. after gaining some insights from the book The power of habit I learned that each habit can be broken into three components so there’s.
A cue which is like a trigger for a behavior to start, and then there’s a routine which is the behavior itself and then finally a reward so whenever there was a pause, I would feel like I need to look cool or to socialize the trigger I would smoke a cigarette the routine and I wouldn’t have to sit somewhere awkwardly the reward so in order to change a habit, you can keep those two things the trigger and the reward and change the routine, which was exactly what I did. instead of buying a cigarette every time it’s time for a pause.
I would buy a piece of chocolate instead and eat it. And by doing so I kept the trigger and the reward the same and only changed the routine so since both smoking and eating evolves using our hands and mouth, it felt like I was doing the same thing and after doing this deliberately for 5 days it’s became an automatic and my smoke craving was gone in order to achieve that we need to take three steps to recognize you had to find that headed trigger the routine and there we were no matter what the head it.
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How to quit smoking without weight gain
Hi my name’s Heidi Di Santo and welcome to this tutorial on quitting smoking and doing it without putting on weight. I’m going to share with you the three things that you need to know so stick around and if you haven’t already done so please subscribe to my channel Back in 2011 I worked with Alex Perry and Nicabate and we set an Australian number record number of people to quit smoking on World No Tobacco Day and so I know a little bit about this stuff and there’ll be a lot of information on the Internet.
About the three things that you need to do to quit smoking and the first is to break the habit of smoking and they’re things like if you have a cigarette when you normally have a coffee its about changing up that routine. I’m not going to go into that in this tutorial because there’s lots of stuff as I mentioned on the internet about that. The second thing is it’s about breaking the addiction that you have to nicotine and there’s patches, there’s gum and there’s going cold turkey. Once again I’m not going to focus this tutorial on that,.
What I want to focus on is what you won’t get elsewhere. And really at the root of every addiction is unprocessed emotions and so what I wanted to share with you in this tutorial is this 3 emotional things that you need to know in order to be successful at quitting smoking. The first thing in relation to quitting smoking is that when you decide to quit it has to come from you. If someone is forcing you to quit, the likelihood of you succeeding at quitting smoking is very low. So when you know that the motivation is coming.
From within, the second thing that you need to move onto is really looking at the emotional reason as to why you took up smoking in the first place. I’ve worked with a number of people and there are two things that are going on firstly, there are parts in conflict, so when you decide to quit, you’re going to have a part that wants to quit smoking and you’re also going to have a part that really wants to stay smoking. And these parts are in conflict. And you as a person aren’t just made up of one entity.
Known as you. You’re made up of many different parts and getting these parts to align towards common goals is essential. The reason people often have difficulty getting these parts to align toward common goals is at the root of parts in conflict is really parts in trauma. And parts in trauma is you’ve gone through something in the past and there’s emotion that you weren’t able to process. Emotion is energy in motion and so being able to go back to that original wound and heal that is really where you become free.
For instance, I’ll give you an example. One girl that came to me to quit had no understanding of why she was smoking and then when we went back and did the work what she found is that back when she was 16 her father died and that was when she took up smoking because she was unable to really process all the feelings of that sadness. So I helped it to go back and make peace with her past and she then became free and she was able to quit smoking.
A lot of people are afraid of quitting smoking because they may put on weight. Now if you’re in this category, what you need to know is that parts in conflict and parts in trauma are at the root of this. If you don’t heal those parts in trauma, what happens is you just swap one addiction, which is smoking, for another, which is eating. So when you get help for the parts in trauma then what happens is you become free. There are a number of therapist that are able to help you to do that. They are.
Called Resource Therapists. They work with parts. They’re also known as Ego State Therapists. These are therapists that work with parts. The third thing when it comes to quitting smoking, and this is one of the things in that Pledge to Quit Campaign that was very important to get across to people it’s about learning to be kind and gentle with yourself. If you’ve decided to quit, and if you’ve run into a stumbling block and you’ve had a cigarette, the last thing that you need to do is to beat up on yourself because you’ve had one cigarette.
Instead, learn to be kind and gentle with yourself and focus on all the cigarettes that you haven’t had rather than the one that you’ve just had. Because when you do that you’re going to be much more wanting to stay on that quit path. Learning to be kind and gentle with yourself is key. Now, if you want to learn more about becoming emotionally fit, because this is at the root of succeeding in life and making any change, I have a free three part tutorial series the link is below otherwise go to my website which is Heidi.
Need help to quit smoking
My addiction got really bad. I was starting to have seizures, like, on a regular basis, and I was only 25, and I just, I really realized I didn’t want to die. And so I called my mom, and I, you know, I hit my what you would call bottom, and I was like, I’m done, and my mom was like, Yeah, you need to go to treatment. So I looked on the Internet, and I found a few different websites, and The Door was one of them, and it turned out to be the first one I called,.
And it took me about a month to get in, and. They didn’t tell me that it was a nonsmoking program. So I came here, and did a walk around, and I went to light a cigarette, and the counselor was like, What are you doing You can’t do that, and I was like, Oh, well, okay, I’ll just go on the street and light it then, and he was like, No, you can’t smoke while you’re here, and I still didn’t understand what he was talking about. I still thought he meant.
Like I literally had to go for a walk to smoke if I was going to be here. He was like, No, we don’t allow you guys to smoke. If you’re going to be here, you’ve got to quit smoking. So I turned around, and I started walking to my Mom’s truck, and I was like, No, this place isn’t for me. Like, I can’t You know, I had the idea, like, I can’t quit smoking drugs and cigarettes at the same time. You know Like, one or the other, and my mom wouldn’t let me get in the truck.
She’s like No, you’re staying here. And so they let me have one more smoke, and, you know, I was pretty reluctant, but I stayed, and it was the best thing I ever did was to get my life back, and quit using drugs, and change my life. Just to throw smoking in the mix, like, I never would have quit otherwise. Like, I never would have. So, like, I’m forever grateful for that. Here, like, you have so much support around you, and if nobody’s doing that, you’re not going to be thinking about that.
If people are out there playing hockey, or, you know, going paintballing, or going camping, like, things that they do here, you know, you’re not going to be thinking about, Oh, I’m going to go for a smoke with that guy, because there’s nobody going for a smoke. Quitting smoking here definitely worked for me. Like, I haven’t smoked in almost four years, like I said, and it’s just been great. I’m getting my health back, and I feel healthy, you know Like, my lungs, I can take a deep breath.
How Far Should Smoking Bans Go
Smoking is bad for the kids, but just how far should we go with these smoking bans Hey smoking hot peeps! Yea that didn’t work did it Hi I’m Trace. Thanks for watching Dnews. Cigarettes are little paperwrapped tobacco sticks, but they’re also full of death. If you’ve been anywhere near a classroom or television in the last few decades, you’ve likely seen ads advocating for quitting smoking. Forty of the United States have laws banning smoking in public places in some capacity. In spite of the contentious debate over smoking bans, studies in Europe have found no real.
Evidence of positive or negative impact on people’s subjective wellbeing under those bans. So are they helpful Fifty years ago half of all American adults smoke cigarettes. Today, it’s only one in five. Sounds pretty good. Smokers who want to quit told researchers in Europe public bans helped keep them from smoking. Plus, there are over 250 chemical in secondhand smoke and numerous studies showing the damage it can cause. Personally and subjectively, I love going home after a night at the bar without having everything I’m wearing smelling like smoke.
That is nice. In a new national poll conducted by the University of Michigan, 87 percent of adults polled are in favor of going one step further from a public smoking ban and actually banning smoking in cars where there are children. Officially there are already some states that ban smoking in cars with kids including Arkansas, Louisiana, California, and Maine. Is there a health benefit for the kids Very much so. There are numerous studies showing that children exposed to environmental tobacco smoke experience increased rates of lower respiratory illness, middle ear effusion, asthma and even sudden.
Infant death syndrome or SIDS. But the cars man, was the cars that really was a shocker for me. A study by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health states that secondhand smoke is higher in cars than it ever was. In even smoky bars and restaurants prior to those bans. To prove this, they sampled the air in cars with smokers and nonsmokers over a period of 24 hours. In those where one to three cigarettes were smoked, airborne concentrations of nicotine were 72 times higher than in smokefree cars.
Study say the chemicals from smoke permeate car upholstery causing thirdhand smoke or residual secondhand smoke. And statistically, people who smoke and drive have a higher risk of car crashes resulting in injury and death. This brings up an interesting conversation. As second hand smoke have no safe levels, thats reiterated across many studies, when do the laws stop As of now there are no national laws regulating smoking in a confined space, like a car. Is this a step too far to start doing so If we ban smoking in our own cars, what about your house.
The IncentiveBased Approach to Quitting
I’m Miranda Savioli with today’s health news. Money talks, and it just might have something to say about that smoking habit. A recent study compared usual care approaches to four different incentivebased programs and concluded that not all incentive structures are equal. So which approaches worked the best While some patients were simply offered money in return for quitting, others were asked to put down a deposit. If they quit smoking successfully, they’d get their deposit back. The deposit programs weren’t universally popular, but they were highly effective. The lead study author told NPR that deposit programs were.
COPD survivor hopes to inspire others to quit smoking
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease COPD is a crippling, debilitating disease and can be fatal. According to Asthma Foundation NZ, Maori suffer from it at high rates due to smoking. Heta Gardiner spoke with a survivor of the disease who has strong words of advice. The lungs of someone with COPD. This is Whetu Hata. Someone who was hit by this illness for many years. He was fortunate enough to have a transplant, which has eased many of his ailments. However, life in the past five years has been rough. He now knows,.
Smoking Increases Risk Of Rheumatoid Arthritis In Women
Robert Preidt writing in Healthday reported a Swedish study, published in the journal Arthritis Research Therapy, concluded women who are smokers or were former smokers have an elevated risk for rheumatoid arthritis. Women who had smoked for up to 25 years were much more likely to develop the disease than those who never smoked. Even light smoking defined as one to seven cigarettes a day more than doubled the risk, said the researchers at the Karolinska Institute and Karolinska University Hospital, in Stockholm. The study noted that quitting smoking helped reduce the risk, explaining that among those who.
NEWElectronic Cigarette Review Green SmokeREVISED ssmha net ecig vaping reviews
Ssmha theme song I ain’t got no ECigarettes hi everyone it’s Roberta coming to you from SSMHA.NET that’s an acronym for Savvy Smokers Mission For Health Alternatives with yet another electronic cigarette review just for you as always thank you so much for visiting my electronic cigarette review site or if you watch my channel tutorial for those of you that don’t know me I wouldlike to start with the quick intro about me I’ve been a smoker for a little over 30 years but I’m happy to report now.
Have since kicked the habit for the last four years and this was only achieved thanks to ECIGS YEAH! in those four years have tried every type electronic cigarette gaping brand and device in the market and have become somewhat a selfproclaimed expert in this field today we’re going to discuss the Green Smoke electronic cigarette starting out with the basic starter kit for those of you who are new to the electronic cigarettes and vaping that’s the entry level kit and I believe they have two or three other entrylevel.
Electronic Cigarette Starter Kits you can also purchase Green Smoke is a two piece device the cartridge and the battery in this basic entrylevel Kit you’ll get two batteries one is a mini battery and the other is an extended life battery both with the signature green tip they use for branding which essentially is an indicator to show others that you are not smoking a real cigarette also included is a wall charger and USB charger depending on which charging device is more convenient for you at that time whether you wanna charge the battery by plugging into the wall.
Were into your computer it’s really simple if you use the USB charger you just screw the battery into the USB and then plug right into the USB port on your computer if you use the wall charger just plug the USB with the battery already screwed in into your wall charger he won a charger battery for at least two lights and a good two hours before using it’s important one screw the nicotine cartridge from the battery just a little when not in use so they don’t activity while stored away along with the nicotine cartridge that.
Already comes attached to the battery you will get 4 extra cartridges the cartridges come individually prepackaged to keep the freshness the twopiece electronic cigarette is extremely convenient because the atomizer is built right into the replacement cartridge so every time we play Sonic teen car change you actually place the atomizer I like to start off by getting the atomizer warmed up by taking a few drags first I take a primer puff without inhaling then my next here I will inhale completely and exhale the smoke you see is actually a paper.
With a full body tobacco taste and I can honestly say it’s almost like smoking a real cigarette not to mention it looks like a real cigarette even when the green tip lights up like a flame would on a real cigarette that also gives me the feeling that I am smoking a real cigarette so not only am i satisfying my craving with the paper mentally I’m not skipping a beat with the starter kit you only get one flavor to choose from with the choice for the nicotine level you prefer our.
You can choose labor you want whether it’s the tobacco flavor or any of the other array of flavors he offered I wouldn’t recommend finding accessories because with the accessories you get a boxer 8 different sampler flavored cartridges HB in a different color to help you differentiate the flavors and make deciding which flavor you like best another accessory that comes in handy is the electronic cigarette carrying case so when you’re not taping you have somewhere to store your e6 just as you would a cigarette pack an hour for your information Green Smoke.
Is owned by whole tree a philip morris marble for those unaware out rhea recently purchased Green Smoke foreign estimated $210 million dollars because quite obviously electronic cigarettes are threatening big tobacco so this way they can hedge their position in the market the Wall Street Journal has the complete story here so to sum it all up in my opinion didn’t smoke brand electronic cigarette is a fantastic product and offers many different options accessories and of course is owned by one of the largest cigarette companies in the world.