Introduction: How to Quit Smoking Right Now
Quitting smoking can be hard - but it's the right choice, really. If you've been putting it off for a while - stop. Quit right now. We're going to look at some tops steps to help you quit smoking immediately.
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Step 1: Throw Out All Your Cigarettes
This is the first step, and its gotta be done. Throw away anything related to smoking to try and ease the temptation.
Step 2: Enlist Your Friends and Family
You're gonna want to avoid smoking opportunities as much as possible - so make sure your close friends and family know wht you're trying to do so that they wont smoke around you.
Step 3: Avoid Temptation
If there are places that you associate with smoking - don't go to them. At least to start with.
Step 4: Get Help If You Need It
Patches or e-cigarettes can help ease your addiction and give your body a fix of nicotine without many of the harmful chemicals that are in tobacco. Use them if you want to, or stay cold turkey. Sometimes just a talk with someone who's done it before could help.
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Step 5: Get a Hobby
Take up skydiving to take your mind off things. If that's too extreme, try knitting. Or something in-between.
Step 6: Enjoy Being Smoke-free!
Once you've got past the first few weeks, things should get easier. Eventually you'll wonder why you ever smoked in the first place. Start enjoying your smoke-free life.