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Want some quit smoking tips and tricks? Here they are!

Quitting is a difficult task mentally and emotionally, along with that it can be an intense physical trial for your body to overcome an addiction.

For most smokers, quitting smoking is more than just a matter of resolution. Smokers often get the blame when they have a slip-up.

In all honesty, there’s nothing to be embarrassed about instead you should just keep trying and a day will come when you will be SMOKEFREE.

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Do you know what happens to your body when you stop quitting?

After 1 month

After 1 month, a person’s lung function begins to improve. As the lungs heal and lung capacity improves there are less coughing and shortness of breath.

After 3 months

After around 3 months your blood circulation continues to improve.

After 9 months

After nine months the lungs have significantly healed themselves. The delicate, hair-like structures inside the lungs known as cilia have recovered. You’ll be able to notice a visible decrease in the frequency of lung infections.

After 1 year

After 1 year a person’s risk for coronary heart disease decreases by half. This risk will continue to drop past the 1-year mark.

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NOW LET’S TALK ABOUT SOME TIPS AND TRICKS

1: Choose a healthier alternative

Yes, because going ‘Cold Turkey” is nearly impossible and to overcome this deadly habit completely you need an alternative that’ll slowly help you quit smoking completely.

Other than vaping we can see a better alternative now specifically because it has been proven to be 95% safer than smoking.

You need to take baby-steps towards achieving this goal and vaping, e-cigarettes and e-liquid will be your best friends in this journey. Vaping saves lives.

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2. AVOID ANYTHING THAT TRIGGERS THIS FEELING.

The situations or places where you smoked or chewed tobacco often will be the hardest to visit because of that habit that you are trying to quit. For this, you just need to Identify your trigger situations and have a plan to avoid them entirely.

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3. WAIT!

Wait teaches you patience and sometimes that’s all you need. So, the situation is similar here, if you feel like you need that tobacco hit just make yourself wait for about 10 minutes. You’re not going to just sit in one place in that time and do nothing because your brain is still stuck in the thought of taking a puff.

Try going to a public, smoke-free zone. They’ll distract you along with keeping you away from the thought of smoking.

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4. Chew on it

YES! Keep a good gum at all times. Your mouth needs to fight that tobacco craving and that can only be done if you have something to trick your brain. That is gum!

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5. “It’s the last one,” said every smoker.

There should be no place for this sentence in your brain! NOPE! That last never stays last. Give your best to never think about the last one. But, if by any chance you slip-up just don’t give up at that moment. Keep trying.

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6. Get physical

There’s no better distraction than moving that body to work. If you sit free you think and if you sit free and you are a smoker, you know it! Physical activities help tobacco cravings and reduce their intensity. Even a short burst of physical activity can make a tobacco craving go away.

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7. Practice relaxation techniques

Take the edge off stress by practicing relaxation techniques, such as deep-breathing exercises, muscle relaxation, yoga, massage or listening to music that calms you down.

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8. Remind yourself of the benefits

Take the edge off stress by practicing relaxation techniques, such as deep-breathing exercises, muscle relaxation, yoga, massage or listening to music that calms you down.

Keep reminding yourself the positives like,

  • Feeling better
  • Getting healthier
  • Sparing your loved ones from second-hand smoke
  • Saving money

Write these here and there in the house where you can easily read.

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FINAL NOTE

If you fail once, it’s okay try again, if you fail 2-3 times, again it is okay! The important part is that you need to keep going. You need to do anything that will help you quit this deadly habit.

For anything related to vaping which is, by the way, the best alternative till date we are here to help.

Just for anyone who has been thinking about quitting smoking but was not able to do it,

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.” –Tony Robbins