Keep in mind: it's never too late to quit smoking. Quitting now will improve your health and reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, lung disease and other smoking-related diseases. In short: congratulations, you're about to (if you haven't already) make a decision that will change your life forever. What you get out of it is priceless!
Quitting smoking is challenging, but you can anticipate difficulties if you have an action plan. The following are some simple steps you can take to put your plan in motion once you feel you are ready to quit smoking.
Follow the steps to get ready to quit smoking
Is there a good time to quit smoking and if so, when is it? You may want to consider choosing a day that has special meaning for you. Quitting smoking is often an emotional event because it’s a life change. Picking a date that has important significance can make it even more meaningful and serve as an added motivation.
Read the article to understand how to choose the best quit date for you
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You'll have a better chance of quitting smoking for good if you learn now to deal with the cravings, urges and feelings that come with quitting. Remember that nicotine is a highly addictive chemical, and your body will have to get used to not having it.
Learn more about the 7 steps that will help you quit smoking for good!
Refusing to have a cigarette can be a real challenge, but it is also a great opportunity to affirm your choice and to build self-confidence. Don't be afraid to say “no”!
Learn how to be assertive. Your health is a priority!
Why is quitting smoking so hard? Why am I so hooked? When quitting smoking, you need to learn how to deal with the addiction that has set in. Find out here what mechanisms are at play and discover 6 tips to overcome this dependence!
Find all the information you need to understand your addiction
Dealing with the urge to smoke is hard. No matter what your level of addiction, motivation can vary. So what's the best way to stay motivated to quit smoking despite the obstacles? Here are some tips we've gathered to boost your motivation in difficult times!
Check out our tips to strengthen your motivation in any situation!
What alternative treatments exist to stop smoking? You' probably asked yourself this question before you started researching for solutions. What do researchers say about certain alternative treatments? Read the article to find out!
Should we trust alternative medicines to stop smoking?
The way you talk to yourself plays a key role in quitting smoking. Being self-compassionate when quitting smoking means being as kind to yourself as you are to others. Would you tell a person going through smoking cessation that they'll never make it or that it's a lost cause? Probably not. So why would you do it to yourself?
How to develop self-compassion?
Now you know that smoking is an addiction and that is a hard habit to quit, but with help and support, you’ll see that it is not impossible!
Quitting smoking can be one of the most difficult, yet rewarding, things a person can do. Believe in yourself, you can do it!
Follow the steps, one by one, at your own pace, without pressure. Take the time you need. Quitting smoking is not a race but a marathon! Read the tips and advice from our experts, reinforce your motivation by reminding yourself every day why you wanted to stop smoking.
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No matter where you are in your smoking cessation journey, Kwit will always be there to help you through the tough times and will be there to celebrate every success.