linda, quit coach
28 Nov 2017
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Welcome and congratulations for taking this important decision to quit smoking. Today, you have made a decision that will bring positive changes in your life. You are doing something remarkable...Something that is very important for your health and wellbeing – That's wonderful! We are so happy to have you here with us!
We all know that quitting smoking is not easy and it can take a lot of trial and errors. It’s a big lifestyle change and it’s normal to be a little bit nervous. Your daily habits and routine can be upside down and sometimes, the cravings can be tough to handle. But, know that you are not alone in your quit journey, we are all here for you.
Tiny2018, you seem well-prepared and motivated. You have set a quit date for tomorrow and you also have a tool, the patch - It’s awesome! With your determination and your positive mindset, we believe that you can succeed!
People find helpful to have different distractions or something to do just to break the habits and routine when you quit smoking. Have you planned to do something different tomorrow?
Some of the ideas for the cravings can be the following: drink some water, practice deep breathing, relaxation or meditation, talk to someone, start a new hobby or keep your hands busy with something: play on your phone, play games, play with a straw or a stress ball; brush your teeth; read a book; listen to music; watch a good movie; do a crossword puzzle or Sudoku; text a friend; do some cleaning, draw or paint something or any activity that you enjoy and can take your mind off smoking for a few minutes.
Cravings can start at any time. When you think about smoking or want a cigarette, do everything you can to get out of that situation and go somewhere else or do something else. They don’t last as long as most people think they do. You can take control of your cravings. You can do it!
If you have any questions or concerns, call us at 1-877-513-5333 and we will be happy to help you.
Last modified on 23 Mar 2019 21:40 by linda, quit coach