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How To Quit Smoking Today

Today is the day! You have decided you want to quit smoking today, but how do you do it?

Actually, timing is one of the most important aspects of successfully quitting smoking, so before we go on, make sure you are really committed to quitting today. If you do quit today and then end up smoking again later because the timing was wrong, no problem. Don't let yourself feel bad for failing, instead feel good for making the decision that it was time!

Assuming that today is the day, let's move on. You will have pretty strong motivation for stopping if you have decided to quit smoking today, so we don't need to talk about "why".

The method that worked for me can easily work for you too. It works for 90% of people who try it. Whether you want to know how to quit smoking today, or how to quit in general, the method is still sound.

It is not based on the usual "think about how bad it is, think about what you have got to gain" methods, it is more based on UNDERSTANDING. You need to understand how smoking works, why people fall into the deadly trap in the first place, why we continue to smoke even though we despise ourselves while we do it, and why we (most of the time) inevitably start smoking again no matter how hard we try.

Do you know exactly how nicotine works in the body? Do you know why the first cigarette of the day tastes so much better than others? What about that cigarette you smoke while walking somewhere, did you even notice yourself smoking it? Why is that? How come smoking only seems precious when you can't do it?

All of these questions need to be considered and answered if you really want to quit. The best thing is though, that quitting can be very easy once you know this. It doesn't have to be hard at all, and you can quit today no problem. You just need to find the right method.

Quitting smoking is mostly in the mind. It only takes 1-3 days for the majority of the nicotine to leave your body, the rest is up to the mind. You can quit today while you learn the psychological aspects of the smoking trap, let your mind catch up with your body.

One final tip: You can go 8-10 hours without smoking easily while you sleep, yet if you are asked to go that long while you are awake, it sounds like hell. Actually it isn't, it's just in your mind.


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Those who smoke choose to smoke, those who stop, chose to stop. It's a matter of choice. I know, I was one of them. Your last sentence sums it up beautifully..."...it's all in your mind". Any article supporting healthy habits and healthy living has my vote!

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