4 Techniques to Quit Smoking for Good

One common New Year's resolution is to quit smoking. If you've made a promise to yourself and your family to kick the habit, my new post for Mango Health could be just  what you need to quit and quit for good:

"I smoked my first cigarette at 17. It made me feel nauseated, so I’m not sure why I had a second one, but I did — and that was the start of my addiction. 

I’ve since quit twice. The first time, I lasted four years before the siren song of nicotine lured me back. It took a long time before I gathered the courage to stop again. It wasn’t just that I was afraid to quit; I didn’t quit because, the truth is, I liked smoking. Let’s face it: if we didn’t like smoking, we wouldn’t waste money on a product that’s lit on fire and burned to a pile of ash multiple times a day."

You can read the story of how I finally quit and four techniques that can help you stop smoking on the Mango Health blog.
 

Comments

Rick said…
I quit in the mid-1980's and I liked smoking. It was difficult to go cold turkey but I did it. Except, when I would go to an airport (any airport) I had this insane desire to smoke. That lasted until at least 2010. I have no idea why; since I only smoked for on and off for about 3 years. I was fortunate to not restart, but darn airports were difficult.