Many of us will set goals this coming New Year and within six weeks we will give up? Why is that? The goals are set with the best of intention and often if achieved will benefit us greatly, as an example quit smoking. The reason why we give up on these goals is that that are not attached or in alignment with our greatest values. You see when a goal is attached to our highest values it is easy to obtain, when it is not in alignment with our ou will not achieve highest values we will procrastinate and not […]
Some smokers quit and never feel compelled to smoke again, whilst others feel they need constant vigilance to prevent resuming their smoking habit years after they quit. Usually tobacco cravings will often begin within the first 6 to 12 hours after quitting. Those people who have to fight the strong urge to smoke again are comparable to the alcoholic who lives from day to day fighting their addiction. In these instances cravings can continue for a while after quitting. This often happens when some part of the non concious mind does not want to quit smoking and a further hypnosis […]
Smoking fosters a situation of nicotine dependence that usually occurs over a number of years. Withdrawal symptoms can include headaches, irritability, anxiety, fatigue, depression and weight gain. Nearly everybody experiences at least some of these symptoms but they are mostly temporary.
Smoking creates a chemical dependency for nicotine. Nicotine can act either as a stimulant or a sedative, depending on the amount taken. The smoker’s body finds an acceptable level of nicotine in order to experience the pleasurable sensations associated with smoking. Nicotine increases the release of dopamine which is the chemical that causes the sensation of pleasure. The first cigarette […]