The first step
The first step in giving up is wanting to give up and although it is only the first step it is the biggest because you recognise you want to stop smoking. In the first step it is good to work out how much smoking costs you and what else you could spend the money on. It is also good to list your reasons for going smokefree as that will give you the motivation to stop. It is also good to look at why you started in the first place, and what is keeping you smoking.
The second step is to get help! Register on site, follow us island quit on facebook, call 554545 or text 07884377828 to get help to quit for good! We can provide FREE Nicotine Replacement products and talk you through what triggers you to smoke and how to manage those triggers.
The Third step now that you have stopped its about staying stopped for good. We will help you to prepare to cope with withdrawal symptoms and handling difficult situations.
Many people do have set backs but don’t worry if that happens to you. It often takes people four or five attempts to stop smoking for good. When you try again you can look at why you started again and change that the next time round.
It’s a good idea to start an exercise program like going to the gym, fitness classes or swimming as this will keep you busy. It will also help if you experience putting on weight as a result of giving up smoking. Talk to your doctor who will be glad to help. Exercise will give you more energy and help you relax and relieve stress.