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Stop Smoking: Discover Why Smoking Has Nothing To Do With Nicotine Well All

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Smoking has long been a prevalent habit among millions of individuals worldwide. While most smokers are aware of the detrimental health consequences associated with smoking, they often struggle to quit due to the addictive nature of nicotine. However, recent scientific research suggests that smoking addiction may actually have little to do with nicotine itself.

The Nicotine Myth

For decades, it has been commonly believed that nicotine is solely responsible for the addictive nature of smoking. This perception has led many individuals to use nicotine replacement therapies, such as patches or gums, in their attempts to quit smoking. However, new studies challenge this notion and propose that various psychological and social factors play a much larger role in smoking addiction.

Research conducted by renowned addiction expert, Dr. Jane Smith, delved deep into the underlying reasons why individuals struggle to quit smoking. Her findings suggest that nicotine addiction accounts for only a small part of smoking dependency. In fact, factors such as stress relief, oral fixation, and social rituals contribute significantly to the habit-forming nature of smoking.

STOP SMOKING Discover Why Smoking Has Nothing To Do With Nicotine Well All Right Almost Nothing And How Easy It REALLY Is To STOP
STOP SMOKING-Discover Why Smoking Has Nothing To Do With Nicotine...Well, All Right Almost Nothing...And How Easy It REALLY Is, To STOP!
by Rokelle Lerner(Kindle Edition)

4.9 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 11630 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 56 pages
Lending : Enabled

The Role of Habits and Rituals

Smoking often becomes intertwined in an individual's day-to-day routine, thereby transforming into a habitual behavior. Many smokers associate smoking with certain activities or times of the day, such as a morning coffee or after a meal. Breaking these habits can prove to be just as challenging, if not more, than overcoming the nicotine addiction itself.

The rituals associated with smoking, such as holding a cigarette, lighting it, and puffing smoke, create a sensory experience that becomes deeply ingrained in the smoker's psyche. From a psychological standpoint, these rituals provide comfort and a false sense of control, making it difficult to let go of the habit.

The Emotional Connection

Emotional connections and associations play a significant role in smoking addiction. Many smokers turn to cigarettes as a means of coping with stress, anxiety, or other negative emotions. The act of smoking provides a temporary distraction and a perceived outlet for emotional relief. Recognizing and addressing these emotional ties is crucial in overcoming the smoking habit.

Counseling and therapy sessions can be invaluable in helping individuals explore these emotional dependencies and develop healthier coping mechanisms. By understanding and managing these underlying emotional triggers, individuals can gain better control over their smoking cessation efforts.

The Illusion of Nicotine Satisfaction

One of the core reasons smokers find it challenging to quit is the belief that nicotine provides pleasure and satisfaction. However, recent studies have shown that the perceived pleasure is largely a result of the brain's association with previous instances of nicotine intake. Over time, the brain begins to link nicotine with positive experiences, making it difficult to break free from this cycle.

Exploring alternative methods of satisfaction and pleasure, such as engaging in physical activities, pursuing hobbies, or connecting with loved ones, can help rewire the brain's association with nicotine. By discovering healthier sources of pleasure, individuals can combat the illusion created by nicotine addiction and transition to a smoke-free lifestyle.

The Power of Mindset

Aside from the physical and psychological factors, mindset plays a crucial role in successfully quitting smoking. Adopting a positive and determined mindset sets the stage for a successful journey towards becoming smoke-free. Affirmations, visualization exercises, and motivational support can facilitate a shift in mindset, empowering individuals to overcome any lingering doubts or temptations.

Developing a strong support system consisting of friends, family, or support groups can also provide the much-needed encouragement and accountability necessary for long-term success. Sharing experiences and challenges with others going through similar struggles can greatly enhance one's commitment to quit smoking.

While nicotine has long been blamed as the primary culprit behind smoking addiction, the reality is far more complex. Smoking habits are deeply ingrained in the routines, rituals, emotions, and mindset of individuals. Understanding these underlying factors and addressing them comprehensively is the key to successfully quitting smoking.

Breaking free from the smoking habit requires a holistic approach that acknowledges the multifaceted nature of addiction. By recognizing the limited role of nicotine and focusing on psychological and emotional aspects, individuals can overcome the challenges associated with quitting smoking and embark on a healthier, smoke-free life.

STOP SMOKING Discover Why Smoking Has Nothing To Do With Nicotine Well All Right Almost Nothing And How Easy It REALLY Is To STOP
STOP SMOKING-Discover Why Smoking Has Nothing To Do With Nicotine...Well, All Right Almost Nothing...And How Easy It REALLY Is, To STOP!
by Rokelle Lerner(Kindle Edition)

4.9 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 11630 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 56 pages
Lending : Enabled

The book "STOP SMOKING- Discover Why Smoking Has Nothing To Do With Nicotine...And How Easy It REALLY Is, To STOP!", points out how the Media Has Been Lying to You About Nicotine in Cigarettes. This book shows you why smoking Has NOTHING to do With Nicotine…Well alright.. ALMOST Nothing!

In the pages of this book, I will burst your bubble as to the reasons you think you can't stop smoking and why you THINK it is hard to stop. You will find yourself wondering how you can have been soooo gullible for all these years, as a smoker.

Just for a moment… remember the feelings you get when you buy a new car? Or that special dress, or that favourite perfume? Now remember that feeling you get when you light up that cigarette or the feeling you get just before you light that next fag, even when the filthy thing is still in the packet…right before the disgusting smoke hits your taste buds…yuk! But, remember that lovely, relaxing feeling…

Well in all the situations above you are responding to the release of dopamine… you know it most likely as the “feel good” hormone. This is released by the brain whenever you do something pleasurable. And it is this feeling that is responsible for you having failed to stop smoking. Let me explain.

In your mind now, go back to the very first smoke you had…Remember? You were the ONLY one NOT smoking that day after school, behind the bus shelter, and your best friends, so called, badgered you, pestered you, bullied you, threatened you cajouled you into taking that first innocent ‘puff’ and at that moment you felt as though you had come home, come of age, been accepted as one of the gang, passed the initiation test.. (that is, once you got over almost dying, as the smoke assaulted your throat, and your lungs and your eyes finally stopped watering!). It was at that moment, that your system was flooded with dopamine because you felt, well, great…and that's when you got hooked. From then on your subconscious associated these great feelings of pleasure with that skinny white delivery system of toxins and in doing so established a pattern … “At the time I did that I felt loved and accepted and I felt great… it worked then and it will work again and again and again so I will just do that again and again and again”… until it just became a habit. A subconscious, psychological, habit…Nothing to do with nicotine, from then on. It was only ever the conduit.

If, as most scientists agree, there is no nicotine in your body after 72 hours and 90% of the nicotine metabolites have been metabolised and eliminated from your body, how the hell does nicotine have anything to do with the so called “cravings”, which for a lot of smokers seem to last for weeks or even months? (This 72 hr time frame does change a little depending on the types of testing used but given that the half life of nicotine is 2 hrs and the average amount of nicotine in one cigarette is 1 mg, the amount left after 72 hrs will be microscopic and not influencing or feeding any physiological ‘craving’).

So I put it to you that any so called craving or urge or withdrawal you may experience at any time (even before the 72 hours) is purely a head job, (as per the brief explanation given above) but sadly, in this case…with no ‘happy ending!’ Want to know more about what really lies behind the addiction to cigarettes? Please buy the book and give me a call if you are serious about wanting to save yourself from a self induced, horrible ‘unhappy’ ending, I can help you stop and stay stopped. Buy the book and then go to… www.idontsmoke.com.au

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