Quit & Stay Quit Monday’s Most Popular Practices of 2020
The year 2020 is finally coming to an end, and it couldn’t come soon enough! To prepare you for a healthy and happy new year, we are sharing our most popular Quit & Stay Quit Monday articles from 2020. These four articles received the most attention from our audience (you), and we have collected them all here in one neat package for your reading pleasure.
This Monday, let’s get ready for 2021 with a renewed commitment to staying tobacco-free.
Did you make a commitment to quit smoking this month? Nicely done. Even if you’ve slipped up once or twice over the course of the month, you’ve still made monumental progress—and now it’s time to reap the rewards.
Caffeine affects the mind and body of a smoker in a unique way. As you prepare for your Monday quit date, it is important to understand how the relationship between caffeine and smoking can affect you in the first few weeks of your quit.
Part of staying tobacco-free involves managing temptations. Cravings are common, but having a plan to deal with them will help you overcome urges when they arise. One cool trick is to reduce the desire for a cigarette is keeping your hands busy.
An affirmation is positive messaging that you can repeat to yourself during times of internal crisis. To use them as an effective cessation tool, establish a soothing internal dialogue in your mind and repeat to help manage cravings when they strike.