Archive for the smoking Tag

Your Identity and and How it Affects Reaching Your Goals

If you’re like a lot of people, you sat down and created either goals or resolutions for 2015. Here we are a few days into the new year and, again, like many other people, you may have already given up on those goals or resolutions. The person that resolved to stop smoking is already back at it. The person that was determined to lose 40 Read More...

Discover How to Relieve Stress and Return to ‘Normal’

) A commonality among all people, ‘normal’ people and those we think of as of having ‘problems’, is our ability to deal with stress and the emotions that accompany it.  I want you think of your stress and emotions as being in a glass.  As you visualize your glass, and that you are ‘normal’ (Of course, you are!), the glass will appear to be about 60% Read More...

The Problem with ‘Giving Up’ Smoking – Part II

In Part I of this two-part blog post, I shared what New Scientist magazine said about hypnosis.  To capsulize, it simply stated, “Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking.”  I also asked the question, what is the problem with ‘giving up’ smoking? The explanation is in the words.  The way our minds give meaning to words is quite interesting. The nuances of the words we use Read More...

The Problem with ‘Giving Up’ Smoking – Part I

If you are a smoker, you have probably considered giving up the smoking habit. As you do, there are numerous things to consider, including: Do I, and can I, quit “cold turkey”? Will I gain weight if I give up smoking? What will I do with my hands when I get bored or nervous? How quickly will my body clean itself of the residue from smoking Read More...