This article was first published by NursingSchools.net courtesy of Ken Martin.
Everyone knows that smoking is one of the most unhealthy things you can do to yourself, but still, many people continue to smoke because they simply can’t quit. If you’re struggling to quit smoking, you may be ready to do some crazy things to kick the habit, and we’ve got just the thing for you. These are 50 creative and crazy ways to finally put out the smoke monster.
Here are several healthy things you can do to stop smoking.
1.Have a heart attack: A smoking-induced heart attack might be just the ticket to finally scare you into quitting.
2.Get your teeth cleaned: Invest in a good cleaning so that you’ll be sorry to mess up your pearly whites with smoke.
3.Eat booster foods: Garlic and ginger are good for pulling smoking chemicals out of your body.
4.Brush your teeth when you want to smoke: Any time you have a craving, just brush your teeth or swish with mouthwash to enjoy a clean feeling instead of smoke.
5.Become pregnant: Once you are carrying an unborn child who depends on you for its health, you will feel too guilty to light up.
6.Take up mountain biking: There’s no way you can bike up a mountain as a smoker!Support
These ideas may provide you with the support you need to kick the habit.
1.Start a Facebook group: John Mellencamp’s son started a Facebook group, and if it attracts enough people, his father will kick the habit.
2.Make it a family affair: Ask other smokers in your family to join you in quitting.
3.Make a bet: Bet one of your smoking friends that if one of you quits for a month, the other has to buy a steak dinner.
4.Pay a fine: Agree to quit smoking or pay a fine to a friend.
5.Wear a sign: Wear a sign that asks people not to sell or give you any cigarettes.
6.Start a blog: Be accountable by telling your quitting story.
7.Announce you’re quitting on social media: Tell your friends and family of your plans to quit so that they can support-and pester you-about it.
to be continued….
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