Thursday, December 4, 2008

Category: Quiting Smoking - ACRONYM

Prepare a strategy based on your 4 “W”s and R.A.C.E.
  • R emove yourself from situations that trigger your need to smoke.
  • A lter your schedule and environment to not center around smoking.
  • C ontain the urge. Remember the urge to smoke “just that one” will pass whether you smoke or not.
  • E mploy techniques that reduce the urge. e.g. Take a deep breath and hold it, suck on a mint, stretch or take a quick walk, visualize the poisonous effects of smoking on your body.

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