How do I quit smoking naturally on my own?
It’s easy to quit smoking on your own – you just need to know how. Time has proven that nicotine patches, gum, and e-cigarettes just prolong the addiction and don’t tackle the important psychological aspects of smoking. Most smokers don’t realise that the problem with nicotine addiction is 1% physical and 99% mental.
Here’s how to quit smoking naturally
Nicotine addiction is actually weak :
it’s an extremely mild, slightly insecure feeling.
The unpleasant symptoms people describe as “nicotine withdrawal” are nothing of the sort:
the empty insecure feeling of nicotine withdrawal triggers a thought process. It’s the result of that thought process which leads to the unpleasant physical feelings.
It’s like a tantrum:
The discomfort a smoker feels when they attempt to quit using willpower is similar to that displayed by a child when their favourite toy is taken from them. They are powerful physical feelings – but they have no physical cause.
To ensure success focus on the 99% mental aspects of addiction:
Understanding why you smoke is essential. Most smokers mistakenly believe that they do it because they enjoy it or because it gives them some kind of benefit or support. It’s the addiction that convinces them of this.
The next cigarette is the continuation of a problem not the solution:
Understand a cigarette simply momentarily relieves the discomfort caused by the previous one. That’s how addiction works. The more you experience the effect the more convinced you believe the cigarette is solving the problem rather than causing it.
Realise that there’s nothing to quit:
Understanding that there are no benefits or advantages to smoking is key. Understand that and your inclination to smoke will disappear. Allen Carr’s Easyway method is the most effective way of quitting smoking naturally without the hindrance of nicotine products.
It’s great to have support:
You don’t have to quit smoking on your own – there is lots of help. Choosing a method that understands the psychology of addiction is key to success.
Reach out for help:
You can always find out different ways to quitting smoking using Allen Carr’s Easyway to Quit Smoking method
Allen Carr’s Easyway has been described as ‘a real smoker’s way to quit’. You carry on smoking until you’re ready to stub out your final cigarette. Easyway doesn’t focus on the downsides of smoking – smokers know all about those already. Instead the method answers the question ‘What’s so great about being a smoker?’ Understanding that is the key to being set free.
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