COVID19 and Increased Anxiety Spikes Tobacco Usage
Get your heart a valentine.
Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month are upon us! February is the perfect time to reflect on matters of the heart — especially how your heart health is impacted by tobacco use.
Quitting Smoking in Lockdown
Living in lockdown in response to COVID-19 has some obvious challenges. We have new stresses and uncertainties on top of the burdens of daily life. Our days just look different.
Quitting Smoking: Create a Vision
If you’ve been smoking for a long time, it may be hard to imagine what your life would be like without cigarettes—all the things you would miss if you were to stop smoking.
Quitting Smoking: Know Your Attitude
How do you really feel about quitting smoking? This isn’t the same as asking if you want to quit, or why you want to.
Quitting Smoking: Know What’s In Your Way
The second post in this series, “Know Your Patterns,” encouraged you to try to become more aware of how much, when, and why you smoke.
Quitting Smoking: Connect With What’s Important
Major change has a way of dominating our thinking. Whether it’s changing jobs, moving into a new apartment, or quitting smoking, we tend to get laser-focused on that one thing. That makes sense.
Quitting Smoking: Identify Your Why
One of the most important things you can do when thinking about quitting is to identify your reasons for wanting to quit. The important word there isn’t “reasons.” It’s “your.
Quitting Smoking: Know Your Patterns
How many cigarettes do you smoke per day? When are you most likely to smoke? What are your smoking triggers—those unexpected people or events that send you reaching for a cigarette? Maybe you want t…
Don’t Quit Smoking Today*
That’s right. Don’t quit smoking today*. But today is the Great American Smokeout! Isn’t quitting today the whole point? Well, not exactly.