Cigarettes and Cigarette Smoke: What Chemicals You’re Taking In

Often, smokers would not think about the harmful compounds in cigarettes and cigarette smoke. Instead, they try to think of how smoking help them cope with anxiety, stress, and emotional tumult. When in fact, smoking does exactly the opposite. Smoking subjects you to physical stress as toxic chemicals and carcinogens harm every inch of your […]

Quit Smoking – Is Lack of Willpower The Reason You Failed?

So you decided to finally quit. Morning came and you felt confident you would succeed. You stuck a patch on and went to work. You made it through the day without a smoke. But you felt a little bored and anxious at times. And by lunch time the following day you just cracked and had […]

Quit Smoking – When Is The Right Time To Quit?

When do you think will be the best time to quit smoking? The answer is the time you picked-up your first cigarette. When is the second best time to quit smoking? Now. Does this response fill you up with anxiety? Do you feel like you have to wait until just the right moment to quit […]

Quit Smoking: What’s Wrong With This Picture?

What’s wrong with this picture? This is the picture of a baby smoking. Actually it is not. This is my baby girl. But this picture illustrates what you see in millions of homes around the world. Small infants made to smoke involuntarily. No, you don’t see a cigarette, because it is the parents who smokes. […]

You Have To Be An Ex-Smoker To Help Smoker’s Quit?

[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget]Of course you don’t. Can a doctor cure cancer without being a cancer patient? Yes. Can a doctor deliver a baby without being pregnant? Yes. Do you have to be an astronaut to enjoy astronomy and the wonders in the sky? Of course not. Yes being an ex-smoker gives you a bit of an […]

Are Electronic Cigarettes The Answer?

What about cigarette substitutes such as the electronic cigarettes? The argument is that they are not as harmful as cigarettes, therefore safer. And in some states cheaper than smoking. I would agree except for one thing. Nobody needs to smoke. Smoking is not a necessary function like eating, breathing and exercising. If you never took […]

Hypnotism & Weight Loss

Do you believe hypnotism can help you quit smoking? I had a patient tell me that he and his wife went to a hypnotist paid $250 each to get hypnotized to quit smoking. They spent about an hour in the guys’ office and left. My patient said that as soon as he got into the […]

How To Swing The Door Shut on Smoking?

Subtle changes in your thinking can swing big doors in your ability to quit. For example the difference between agreement and conviction. Conviction is an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence. Whereas agreement may just be a meeting of the mind but without fully believing. You have to become convicted to […]

The Impact of Just One Cigarette?…HOOKED!

[widget id=”ad_unit-10″]ad_unit-10[/widget]So you some how managed to quit. And you are feeling great. You go out with your friends and they are smoking. You reason that you are different than you were say 6mo ago when you smoked. Today you have things figured out. Your thinking is much clearer than before. So when someone offers […]

8-10 Rule of Smoking

1 cigarette diminishes your life by 8-10minutes 1 week of smoking diminishes your life by 8-10hrs 1 year of smoking diminishes your life by 8-10weeks A lifetime of smoking diminishes your life by 8-10 years