Motivation

Motivation is up to you!

Dangers of smoking infographic

    Dangers of smoking

  • Smoking makes the risk of a heart attack 200% to 400% greater than that of nonsmokers.
  • Over 30% of cancer could be prevented by avoiding tobacco and alcohol, having a healthy diet and physical activity.
  • Asthma, bronchitis, and respiratory and ear infections increase in children of smokers.
lungs of smokers

    Lung Cancer

  • Tobacco is the single biggest avoidable cause of cancer in the world.
  • Smoking is directly responsible for approximately 90 percent of lung cancer deaths and approximately 80 percent of deaths caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis.www.lung.org
How many chemicals in cigarettes

Chemicals in Cigarettes

Cigarette smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals, at least 69 of which are known to cause cancer.

Price of smoking infographic.How much do you spend on cigarettes?

    Price of smoking

  • If the average NYC smoker gave up smoking and instead invested the money in the SandP500, in 10 years, would have US$52,000.
  • Studies indicate that the lifetime cost of cigarettes for the average smoker varies between $1,097,690 in South Carolina to $1,982,856 in New York, to $2,032,916 in Alaska. (https://vapingdaily.com/quit-smoking/cost-of-smoking/)
  • Health insurance rates for smokers tend to be double, or even triple the amount of someone who does not smoke. This is especially true for smokers over the age of 40.
Smoking leads to premature aging

    Beauty

  • Smoking makes your hair turn gray faster, a study found.
  • The nicotine found in cigarettes damages the fibers and connective tissue in your skin, causing it to lose elasticity and strength.
  • Men who smoke are about twice as likely to lose their hair as nonsmokers, after taking into account factors that increase the risk of baldness, such as aging and genetics, according to a 2007 study in Taiwan.
statistics on smoking

    Facts of smoking

  • 15 billion cigarettes are smoked worldwide every day.
  • About 69% of smokers want to quit completely.
  • Roughly a third of the world's adult population smokes.
  • Urea, the main ingredient in urine, is added to cigarettes to enhance their flavor.
  • Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, your nerve endings begin to regrow and your senses of smell and taste begin to return to normal.

   Video

 video clip how to get motivation

   Video

Tips to beat your bad habits

Bad Habits

Do one at a time

Dont try to mix different methods. Finish one first, than try the next.

Start simple

Start with easy and convenient steps. Dont try to give up a habit immediately and forever.

Make a plan

You should plan all your steps. Follow them carefully.

Allow to slip

Sometimes you can miss a step. Miss your habit or steps in your plan. Don’t give up if you do. Continue.

Give yourself enough time

You should mark out a certain, long enough, period of time. Don’t try and give up the habit of smoking in a short term of time.

Identify triggers

Each habit has triggers - identify them.

List obstacles

List those obstacles and triggers and remember them.

Avoid certain situations

Avoid those triggers, obstacles and everything that tricks you back into your bad habit.

Reward yourself

Aways reward yourself when you have completed a step. Remember to do this.

Stay positive

Understand that you are closer to your goal of beating the bad habit, stay positive!

Try again

If you didn’t manage to beat the habit, you have to try again! Never give up!