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Tips to quit smoking

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Feb 27, 2012
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quit smokingBreak-free from the tag of chain smoker and start afresh by keeping the following tips in mind:


[Read: What Smoking Does to Your Body]

Be Optimistic

 

Believe that you can quit. Think about some of the most difficult things you have done in your life and motivate yourself to quit smoking.

 

Deal with cravings

  • Replace cigarettes with healthy snack or water.
  • Try eating fruits to cope with cravings. This will cleanse your body and eliminate waste and toxics from your body.

 

Detach yourself

 

Throw away matches, ash trays, lighters, rolling papers, cigars, hookahs, logo clothing- discard anything to do with smoking.

 

Stick to a date

 

Determine a date when you want to see yourself not as a smoker. Tailor a personal game plan to your specific needs and desires.

 

‘I am a non-smoker’

 

Calling yourself a non-smoker will lead to a change of identity and fill you with positivity. So, give yourself a new name!


[Read: Kick the Smoking habit]

Stay a Quitter

 

There is a great possibility of relapse. After sometime, some quitters get back to smoking due to temptation and persistent nicotine craving.

 

However, if you maintain your strong-will and remember the golden rules you will pave a new road for a healthy journey. And if you wish the same for your near ones, let out the secret!

 

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