THE reason for smoking

The real reason for smoking is your emotional state. You like the feeling of a truly “friend” who by your opinion is always in the right mood. First fact is that this is only your opinion, and second fact is that you can easily link pleasure with any similar thing (For example you can make connection in your brain to start feeling cheerful whenever you take a chewing gum).

The point is that you can choose to link pleasure to whatever you want to.

If someone beats you, and succeeds in convincing you that this is an act of love, your brain will link pleasure to this situation and you know what’s next right :). It is the same thing with every behavior we tend to repeat. This is how the habit is created. The good news is that your brain is very powerful machine but you’ll have to learn to control it.

I’ve came to this conclusion before I quit smoking, and this thought start bothering me. I was not satisfied with myself after this conclusion, and from this perspective I believe this was the turning point for me. Suddenly I started to notice every little excuse I gave to myself, and how was I conditioned to smoking. Day after day I became more and more aware of the excuses that were in charge and rule over me. Very soon I start to research and begin to imagine how life would look like without a cigarette. It takes me more than a year to link that non-smoking is very very COOL!

Now I’m a non-smoker, and I enjoy every second of more conscious “me”. I also enjoy that I can choose why, when and how can I feel in every moment.

This inspired me on something else, do you know that there is one big advantage that every smoker have over a non-smoker. Sounds stupid I know, but it’s true. The fact that you are a smoker now can be a big turning point for your entire life, imagine how much momentum you’ll gain for every other aspect in your life, if you succeed in quitting cigarettes. You’ll be more motivated and strong for every job in the future, because you quit this smoking habit, you are in charge now and in the future. You’ll believe in yourself more, and you’ll like yourself more. Isn’t this the essence of a good life?

Imagine my friend, just imagine!

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  • You're funny guy... :)

    Did you miss smoking?

  • My apologies but i couldn't read much of that post heres for why, I can not bare people telling me how I feel How I should feel or how I am!!

    People who make 'you' comments are initiating a defensive reaction from others.

    ie (one small example because you talk like this throughout!) You like the feeling of a truly “friend” who by your opinion is always in the right mood.

    if I was to read this statement without feeling defensive it would read like this......

    "I like the feeling of a truly "friend" who by my own opinion is always in the right mood."

    By speaking to people in this manner they may be more inclined to listen and reflect. By using your original toungue you just come across as arrogant, rude and down right intrusive. who are you, to tell me or anyone here how we feel or should feel who made you so right? apologies of course if you are god!

    I don't feel that you are here for any other reason than to advertise that site.

    Pray do correct me if i am wrong,



  • I don't think you are wrong, Buffy, this has been put into two areas on this forum. If you and I are both wrong then I will apologise, but it seems to me we get some people who feel that we must be told what to do and how to do it. :p

    We are doing what we want because we want to. Stay smoke free everyone, have a great weekend, and whichever way you chose to give up the weed then go for it.

    xxxx Pupalup xxxxx

  • Congrats on your full month Boudee.:) :)

    Keep it up.:D

  • Congrats on anniversary, its day 26 for me and hubby. Still smoke free for both of us, it is getting easier.

    xxxx Pupalup xxxx:)

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