NBC News Report Today –
- Smoking kills 1200 people a day.
- Tobacco companies worked to make cigarettes as addictive as possible.
- No there no such thing as a safer cigarette.
Big Tobacco “fought for 11 years to delay the truth.” (nbc news.)
Smoking and Nicotine Addiction – Nicotine Addiction is a serious addiction that often requires a combination of treatments (cognitive behavioral therapy, tobacco treatment counseling and medication) to successfully stop smoking and decrease the risks of the harmful effects caused by smoking.
Get Help. Talk to Your Doctor.
Motivation to Stop Smoking: ‘Top 10 Reasons’ to Stop Smoking – (heard from my clients.)
- My health
- Health of a loved one
- More quality time with family/ children/ grandchildren
- Have more energy
- Better able to exercise
- Save money
- Feel better
- Breathe easier
- Sex life will improve
- Help prevent cancer
- Help prevent heart disease
- Easier to walk up stairs
- Get rid of that nagging cough
- Get rid of the social stigma
- Hair, skin and breath will smell better
- Food will taste better
- Car will smell better
- Traveling on planes will be easier
- I can attend events without have to leave
- Regain control over your life
- Enjoy a sense of pride …
What Are Your ‘Reasons to Stop?’ One of these listed above? Or something else? Share your ‘reasons to stop’ with Good Morning Gloucester Friends of Blog (FOB) and help motivate others!
Already stopped?? Congratulations!!!
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Testimonial: Barbara stopped smoking at the age of 70, after 52 years of smoking a pack a day. Two and a half years later Barbara reported “breathing better, weaned off of breathing medication and feeling great.” “My lung capacity has improved and I’m walking longer distances without losing my breath at all. I’ve also saved more than $150 a month that I used to spend on cigarettes.”
It’s never too late to stop! You receive immediate health benefits once you do.
Personal and Professional Experience With Smoking Cessation – After ending a 22-year, pack a day habit, I have been working in the field of smoking cessation for the pas 17 years. As a former smoker, I understand how challenging stopping smoking can be. As a former Tobacco Treatment Counselor and Clinical Hypnotherapist for the North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) Wellness and Integrative Medicine Department (2001-2011) and (former) member of the Partners Tobacco Treatment Task Force, my goal is to assist you with strategies that help you to succeed with your healthy goals.
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Wishing you the best in Health. ~ Karen
Karen Pischke BSN, RN, CCRN Alumnus, Author, Speaker, Nurse Researcher, Certified Hypnotherapist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Usui Reiki Teacher/Komyo Shihan. Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness LLC. Your Bridge to Health. Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit. Karen is a registered nurse with a background in critical care nursing, cardiac rehabilitation and risk factor reduction, wellness and integrative healthcare. Incorporating a collaborative, integrative approach, Karen strives to educate and provide evidence-based services and self-care tools that improve health, happiness and wellbeing. www.DreamtimeWellness.com. Find us on Instagram and Facebook
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