Lungs San Diego - Quit Smoking Tips
Live in San Diego? Quit smoking to give your lungs a rest, by following the tips below:
Call your friends. Tell them you are going to quit and ask for their support.
Make it hard to get and smoke a cigarette. Wrap your pack in rubber bands. Don't buy tobacco. Throw your cigarettes away.
Switch hands. If you smoke with your right hand, try smoking with your left.
Smoke fewer cigarettes per day or take smaller puffs.
If you break down and have a cigarette, don't worry! It takes several attempts for most people to successfully quit! The average is 7 attempts.
Trying Counts! Every quit is worthwhile. You have lived tobacco free — you can do it again. Keep trying. You've got the power to be victorious!
Forgive yourself. So you screwed up. We do it at one time or another. Don't give into feelings of guilt, weakness or failure. Instead, applaud yourself for every tobacco free moment.
Think about what triggered the slip. Why did you turn to tobacco? Look at the big picture and rework your plan to prepare for that same trigger situation in the future.
Don't deprive yourself. Reward yourself. Feeling deprived might drive you to using again. Congratulate yourself instead and give yourself another, more healthful reward. You deserve it.
Try, try again.
Throw out any tobacco you may have.
Commit to quit! The longer you go with out cigarettes the easier it is. Every tobacco-free moment is a victory! Go for it!