29 October 2007

Make Your Own List of Reasons to Quit Smoking

List of Reasons to Quit SmokingThere are many reasons to quit – from saving money to improved health. Cigarettes are priced anywhere from $4 to over $6 per pack. So if you smoke one pack a day, and quit, that easily converts to a savings of over $2,000 a year. You have fresher breath, whiter teeth, and unstained fingers. You will be sick less often, heal faster, and within 24 hours after quitting chance of a heart attack will be reduced.

But from these common quit smoking reasons you should move to more personals reasons that will motivate you further. If you are serious about quitting smoking, you should make your personal list of the reasons. Why do you want to quit smoking? Was it fear of a smoking-related disease? Or maybe it is hate to smoker's cough that is a signal of lung damage. Do you like the smell of your clothes? Do you want the nicotine dependency make you feel weak and helpless for the rest of your life? Put some reasons on your own list right now, and it wouldn't take a long time to add other reasons later as well.

By focusing your thoughts on your own personal reasons for quitting, you are laying the foundation for successful smoking cessation. It all starts in your mind, and once you get your thoughts moving in the right direction, taking action will come more easily. It's like a snowball rolling downhill. Concentrate your thoughts onto that sheet of paper, and you will begin to gain positive power. Once you start that process, you'll be amazed how fast you will be able to change your life for the better. Make your list!

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