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29 January 2009

Want to quit?

Giving up smoking is like going into battle: you need to be prepared and to have your tactics worked out beforehand to give yourself the best chance of success.

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Giving up smoking is like going into battle: you need to be prepared and to have your tactics worked out beforehand to give yourself the best chance of success.

Take action:
Define your reasons for wanting to give up - write them down and keep that list handy whenever you need reminding of the reasons; form a clear picture of why and how much you smoke – recognising and understanding your specific smoking patterns will help you formulate effective ways to change them; and draw up a list of what you plan to do instead of reaching for a cigarette when the urge hits – these things could include taking up a new hobby to occupy your hands.

QUIZ: Are you ready to quit smoking?

 
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