The dangers of smoking tobacco are no secret and fortunately many young people have either given up their smoking habits or have been well aware of the dangers of smoking cigarettes before they even began a smoking habit. However, for those young people who have already started smoking, giving the habit up can be extremely challenging and some young people believe that giving it up is impossible. The truth is that smoking is something that reduces stress significantly and in this stress filled world that we live in, giving up a habit that reduces stress can be extremely difficult. However, difficult as it is, it is a necessity because it has been proven time and time again that smoking tobacco kills.
If you have tried a few times to give up smoking and you have not been successful at it, it is important that you seek professional help. Specialists have found various methods that can make it a lot easier for you to quit smoking hypnosis for example has been known to work to cure the smoking habit and if this is something you need, it is important that you seek it out.
During those first few days of giving up smoking, your body will react in numerous ways and during withdrawal, it can be difficult for you to work and go about your daily routine. If you find that it is difficult for you to do your work, you will need to seek a medical certificate in order to request a week of leave from work in order to let your body heal and go through the natural process of withdrawal. During this time, you can choose to pamper yourself and give yourself some tender loving care. You can also use hypnotherapy to stop drinking if this is also a problem that you are facing.
One way that can help you to get your mind off withdrawal is to find something else to occupy your mind in those first few days and weeks. You can go out to play some pool with some friends or go for a few movies during this time to keep your mind working and active and the chances are that you may even forget that you are going through withdrawal. It might even be a good idea to not be alone during this time. Invite some friends over to your house and do something active like play a few games and buy some of your favourite snacks to keep your mind occupied and satisfied.