Our expert says:
Well done for kicking the smoking habit :)
Unfortunately smoking is actually is a very easy (but unhealthy) way to feel relaxed. Fortunately there are several better (healthier) ways to get the same even better ways to control panic, adrenaline surges, etc.
It's best to learn these skills in a structured way that involve: mindfulness, the relaxation response and emotional intelligence.
Dr Justin J. Kennedy
B.Soc.Sci; MSBC; PhD
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