Quit Smoking 101 E-Course Lessons
Lesson 1: Our Reasons to Quit Smoking
Why do you want to quit smoking? Beyond the obvious reasons of health and money saved, there are a multitude of other reasons to quit smoking, and they are as varied as we are as people.
Lesson 2: Developing the Will to Quit Smoking
Solid will and determination to quit smoking is built one simple day at a time, and is bolstered by a variety of things, such as support, education and gratitude.
Lesson 3: The Benefits of Smoking Cessation
From better health to improved self-esteem, the benefits we can expect to enjoy from smoking cessation are unlimited.
Lesson 4: The Health Risks of Smoking Cigarettes
Let's take a no-nonsense look at the health risks associated with smoking and hear some first-hand accounts from those who have had to deal deadly effects of tobacco use.
Lesson 5: Quit Aids
Far and away, the best quit aid on the planet is your own determination to stop smoking. If you aren't motivated and committed to kicking the habit, there isn't a quit aid available that can help you. But if you are, any of them can work beautifully.
Lesson 6: Preparing for Your Quit Date
Let's take a look at what you should think about as you prepare for your quit date, as well as what you can do to prepare your environment for the big day.
Lesson 7: Coping With Nicotine Withdrawal
Symptoms of nicotine withdrawal can range from feeling like you're coming down with a cold to being so lethargic all you want to do is sleep. Take heart. While the discomforts can be intense, nicotine withdrawal is a short-lived event, otherwise none of us would have been able to quit for the long term.
Lesson 8: Stress Management and Weight Control
Two of the most common issues ex-smokers deal with as a result of smoking cessation involve learning how to manage stress smoke-free, and how to avoid the dreaded weight gain.
Lesson 9: Smoking Relapse Prevention
Learning how to recognize the markers of a smoking relapse in the making will allow you to navigate around it with your quit program intact.
Lesson 10: Quit Smoking Success Stories
The last lesson in this series is devoted to the personal quit stories of those who have walked the path and found long term freedom from nicotine addiction. There is nothing better for a person's motivation than reading the quit smoking success stories of others.