You want to live long in this world, and in order to do that, you need to take care of your body. But many people are attracted to the fun brought by smoking, unhealthy eating and heavy drinking that they fail to keep their bodies health. They will not suffer now but one of these days their body will just collapse and then begins regret.
The good news is that it is not too late to abandon an unhealthy lifestyle. If you are into smoking, you should quit as soon as possible because it is one of the most detrimental things you can do to you body. Quitting smoking is hard but if you do your best, you can make it happen. Here are some recommendations you can consider to effectively stop this bad habit:
Recognize that we need to change our ways. Sometimes you go about your life without thinking of the repercussions of smoking. This is not good. As early as now, change your ways. You should first decide when to stop smoking.
Let’s be positive. If you decide to stop, you will need discipline, control and determination to be successful. You should also maintain a positive attitude so you can abandon smoking.
Remove any traces of smoking around us. Throw anything that can remind you of smoking like cigarette boxes, ashtrays and lighters. If you see it, chances are you might be tempted to smoke “just one stick”.
Keep ourselves busy. Sometimes your body seeks smoke. Be reminded that it is all in the mind. You should keep yourself busy so you will not think of anything but sleep and rest. There are various activities that you can participate in if you just look seriously.
Take it slow. Stopping the habit immediately is extremely difficult, and even painful. To make it easier, you should take it slowly but in a steady manner. You can establish a reward system so when you lasted many days without smoking, you will reward yourself for a job well done.