Are you ready to quit smoking? Facts are that 9 out of 10 smokers who say they want to quit never really give it 100% effort because they believe that it is difficult: they start out by expecting to fail.
Mark Twain said “Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I’ve done it thousands of times.”
What is your attitude, do you laugh off your desire to quit smoking with an attitude and a thought like Mark Twain?
Is There the Fear That You Will Fail Because You Know That Quitting Smoking Is Difficult?
Smoking is an addiction and smoking will seriously affect your health and possibly kill you. Sure, everyone has heard the story of someone’s uncle who smoked every day and lived to be 100, but everyone has also seen someone they love holding on to life by sucking air from an oxygen tank after many years of smoking have destroyed their lungs. Maybe you’ve even seen that person need to go on a ventilator and then die. Quit smoking facts: smokers pay more for health and life insurance.
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Quit Smoking Facts: Quitting Smoking Is Serious and You Know It
Here is the truth, another quit smoking fact, and it’s about why so many fail: they believe it is difficult, they believe they will fail; they have no expectation of success.
Here is a timeless truth as stated by Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can or can’t, you’re right.”
Our beliefs affect how much effort we are willing to put into any goal we set. Many start out with ideas in the back of their minds on how to explain the expected failure.
This is not the way to approach quitting smoking; you have too much at stake.
Why Do You Want To Quit Smoking?
Is it for yourself and your health? Is it for your family, so you will be there for them. Or do you just want them to have cleaner air to breathe?
Do you want to save money? I remember when cigarettes were $2 a carton and now they are around $50. Cigarettes can take up a significant part of a family’s budget.
These are all good reasons to quit and they all deserve an honest effort from you. They will never be achieved unless you are serious and unless you believe that you will succeed. It is important that you have these reasons in mind as the cigarette addiction challenges you to pick them up again. It is also important that you maintain the conviction that you will succeed.
The desire to quit and good reasons to quit along with the conviction that you can quit will go a long way to helping you successful in quitting smoking.
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