Best Ways to Quit Smoking
How to quit
Quitting smoking is amongst the best things you can do for yourself and your family. But the process of quitting takes more than willpower. It is a process that needs the smoker and his or her supporters to work together with the right motivations. A smoker has a better chance of quitting by seeking professional and personal help.
The following is a list of things that you need to consider while quitting smoking – click on the icons below to know more:
Stay committed. Believe that you can quit.
List down the reasons to quit. E.g. for good health, for your loved ones. Write them down & read them daily; keep yourself motivated.
Tell people about your plan. Friends, family and co-workers can offer motivation and support.
Fix a firm date. Mark your calendar. Choose a time that is not particularly stressful and that does not involve situations associated with smoking. 2
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- JAMA. 2008; 299(17):2112.