Giving Up Smoking on The First Try

By: Derren Park

Giving up smoking successfully on the first try does not occur too a lot, in fact, many research show less than 20 percent of people successfully quitting cigarettes on their 1st attempt. The withdrawal symptom associated with smoking cessation can be quite terrible for most people and it is in your best interest to be successful on your first attempt.

Here are some tips to help better your chance to quit smoking successfully:
Motivations; Have available a small notebook with you at all times and jot down the positive reasons to give up smoking. You may want to quit for your children, wife, to financial reasons, for better health for example and you should always keep them in your mind to keep you motivated. Carrying a note pad with all the positive reasons to quit smoking will help you get through the withdrawal symptoms.

Ways to stop smoking; Start reading up on how others have quit smoking and plan your own giving up smoking strategy. Some are successful quitting cold turkey, some rely on acupuncture or hypnosis, and many others will use quit smoking aid products like nicotine patches and nicotine gums. You can even mix many methods to enhance your odds and consulting a health professional is recommended. To seriously improve your chances at giving up smoking, it is important that you do not stop learning from former smokers' successes and failures. .

Get Support; Let it be known to your friends and family that you are quitting smoking.. Not only will you have the benefit of receiving support from your loved ones, but you now have accountability to go through with your declaration to quit smoking. Having the support of loved ones in difficult times is crucial, don't be shy and seek out their help..

Arm yourself with knowledge and end the addiction today. Millions have quit smoking successfully before you and they are the testament to that you can do it as well. .

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