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Benefits of quitting smoking

You may think you know the benefits of quitting smoking. The obvious ones are improved  health, money saved, looking and feeling feel better, smelling better (in both senses), reduced risk of getting various nasty diseases, and so on.

But one of the major benefits of quitting smoking may not be so obvious. You will – if you go about quitting the right way – lose the fear of not smoking.

Don’t fool yourself that you smoke for pleasure, stress relief, something to do with your hands, or as a slimming aid. The real – and for the practical purpose of quitting – the only reason you smoke, is to avoid the panic if you think you’ve run out of cigarettes and the anxiety you feel when you want to smoke when you’re not allowed to.

Don’t just take my word for it, though. With the Symonds Method you can demonstrate to yourself . You will then be able to enjoy all the wonderful benefits of quitting smoking – without the fear.

The Twelve Worst Ways – and the One Best Way – to Stop Smoking

1. Fear Horrible pictures on cigarette packs and emphasizing that smoking causes cancer and heart disease assume people smoke because of ignorance of the consequences. This is not so. Everyone these days knows smoking is harmful to health. Scare tactics have relatively little effect because they don’t take into account the main reason people smoke: […]

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Are Smokers Getting A Raw Deal?

Tobacco is not an illegal substance yet the government is persecuting a minority. I think that’s a disgrace in a social democracy. Sir Ronald Harwood Playwright and screenwriter There is in Britain a smokers’ rights group called Forest (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco). The name tells you a lot. But are […]

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