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Anti-Smoking Spokeswoman Heather Crowe Succumbs to Lung

Heather Crowe, known as the face of Canada’s anti-smoking movement, has succumbed to lung cancer in Ottawa at the age of 61. The long-time waitress, who never smoked, is widely known for television ads in which she describes how she contracted cancer from second-hand smoke at the restaurant where she worked for 40 years. She […]

Quitting or Stopping Smoking with Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy, or hypnosis, is a means of creating a state of deep mental relaxation where physical and mental stress and tension are reduced. Someone in such a relaxed state of mind may be more open to suggestion and advice from a professionally trained hypnotherapist as to how to change certain aspects of their behaviour or lifestyle – such as smoking.

Many people say Hypnotherapy is the best way to quit smoking.

The Hardest Day When Quitting or Stopping Smoking

For me the hardest day certainly wasn’t the day I quit or even the day after that. Most people would except that the day you quit cigarettes for good would be the hardest day.

For me I think it’s about the 2nd or 3rd day of quitting or stopping that’s actually the hardest.

It’s partially due to the nicotine flushing out of your body, it’s still around after a couple of days so the cravings get more and more intense.

Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

There are many ways to stop smoking, adjusting your habits by changing your behavioural sequences, going cold-turkey (my method), using drugs or nicotine replacements (gum, inhalers, patches etc.), by hynotherapy and perhaps other methods like herbal replacements.

Everyone knows how to lose weight right?

Don’t eat foods with fat in them and exercise!

Everyone knows how to give up smoking right?

Don’t light the cigarette..easier said than done..

Reasons why I wanted to quit smoking.

I was feeling lethargic, every day, feeling lethargic.

I had no energy.

You lose your sense of smell.

Things become less tasty as you destroy your tastebuds with the putrid but addictive grey smoke, filling your lungs with tar and infusing your bloodstream with what you really desire..