MisterShortcut invites YOU to quit smoking here at the world's biggest empowerment website
With special thanks to the Natl Cancer Institute and the Natl Institutes of Health for creating this program

Common Rationalizations*


Rationalization: I'm under a lot of stress, and smoking relaxes me.

Response: Your body is used to nicotine, so you naturally feel more relaxed when you give your body a substance upon which it has grown dependent. But nicotine really is a stimulant; it raises your heart rate, blood pressure, and adrenaline level. Most ex-smokers feel much less nervous just a few weeks after quitting.

Rationalization: Smoking makes me more effective in my work.

Response: Trouble concentrating can be a short-term symptom of quitting, but smoking actually deprives your brain of oxygen.

Rationalization: I've already cut down to a safe level.

Response: Cutting down is a good first step, but there's a big difference in the benefits to you between smoking a little and not smoking at all. Besides, smokers who cut back often inhale more often and more deeply, negating many of the benefits of cutting back. After you've cut back to about seven cigarettes a day, it's time to set a quit date.

Rationalization: I smoke only safe, low-tar/low-nicotine cigarettes.

Response: These cigarettes still contain harmful substances, and many smokers who use them inhale more often and more deeply to maintain their nicotine intake. Also, carbon monoxide intake often increases with a switch to low-tar cigarettes.

Rationalization: It's too hard to quit. I don't have the willpower.

Response: Quitting and staying away from cigarettes is hard, but it's not impossible. More than 3 million Americans quit every year. It's important for you to remember that many people have had to try more than once, and try more than one method, before they became ex-smokers, but they have done it, and so can you.

Rationalization: I'm worried about gaining weight.

Response: Most smokers who gain more than 5-10 pounds are eating more. Gaining weight isn't inevitable. There are certain things you can do to help keep your weight stable. (See Tips To Help You Avoid Weight Gain.)

Rationalization: I don't know what to do with my hands.

Response: That's a common complaint among ex-smokers. You can keep your hands busy in other ways; it's just a matter of getting used to the change of not holding a cigarette. Try holding something else, such as a pencil, paper clip, or marble. Practice simply keeping your hands clasped together. If you're at home, think of all the things you wish you had time to do, make a list, and consult the list for alternatives to smoking whenever your hands feel restless.

Rationalization: Sometimes I have an almost irresistible urge to have a cigarette.

Response: This is a common feeling, especially within the first 1-3 weeks. The longer you're off cigarettes, the more your urges probably will come at times when you smoked before, such as when you're drinking coffee or alcohol or are at a cocktail party where other people are smoking. These are high-risk situations, and you can help yourself by avoiding them whenever possible. If you can't avoid them, you can try to visualize in advance how you'll handle the desire for a cigarette if it arises in those situations.

Rationalization: I blew it. I smoked a cigarette.

Response: Smoking one or a few cigarettes doesn't mean you've "blown it." It does mean that you have to strengthen your determination to quit and try again–harder. Don't forget that you got through several days, perhaps even weeks or months, without a cigarette. This shows that you don't need cigarettes and that you can be a successful quitter.


*Adapted from Clinical Opportunities for Smoking Intervention–A Guide for the Busy Physician. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. NIH Pub. No. 86-2178. August 1986.
[Quit Smoking Start Page]     [Previous]     [Next]
    Masters and Millionaires       Shapelinks.US       Shame       HotClick      911day      911day II      SuperHealth      
        Click To Make HomePage
         

    Doctors II       E.M.I.       Health       Health2

Herbal Medicine    
    Herbal Medicine II       Index       Pain Relief      



  | 

Mr-Shortcut on High-Powered Shortcuts - our best shortcuts to success

The Godfather of Shortcuts has built for you what may be the world's largest website.
It was achieved, as you might expect, with shortcuts, although it is astonishing that he created
more than five hundred different unique versions... of each one of five hundred of his better essays,
with hundreds of other essays and chapters for which there are only a hundred or so different versions of each.

You have hugely untapped resources inside of you, and all around you.   That's why we're here.
The goal of these Masters and Millionaires Shortcuts, the goal of The Great Shortcuts Pathway,
is no more complicated than you tapping just a bit more into the resources at your immediate disposal;
the resources that empowered masters and millionaires, champions and billionaires...   to get to the top of their ladders.

Now it's your turn.     Let's go for yours.  

The more we learn, the more we tend to live, and the more we tend to give.   So, let's go for yours.

Never, ever, EVER let a day go by without grabbing at least one or two of your daily tasks,
and treating it as an opportunity - a special opportunity - to produce at world-class,
and you are guaranteed to see better and larger results, quickly.
Make the most of your best shortcuts to success. They're free!
The fruits are as close as the shortcuts you actually use.

Better shortcuts lead to better results.
Some PowerGems are concealed.
Find them between the lines.
Welcome to YOUR potential.

With your mind in mind,
MisterShortcut
The Great Shortcuts Pathway, with 1,000,000 unique web pages

EasyStreet, USA by Mister Shortcut
All rights reserved for those who reach out to starving people, fair enough?

For now, you can feed people with a free click
Corporate sponsors buy over a cup of food for your clicks.                                 Nice... saving a life with clicks!
In loving memory of Monsignor Bernie Kellogg, obm,
and his most ardent student, herein known as Mister Shortcut
Thanks, honors, and praise to the rather holy Paul Newman, who slowly earned
hundreds of millions of dollars over a quarter of a century... and used it all to feed people.

Ayurvedic Medicine      
Natural Pain Relief      Breath of Life       Mineral Infrared Therapy Theory
Acoustic Cardiograph      
Common Cold       Doctors       Doctors II       Health       Health2

Herbal Medicine       Herbal Medicine II
Index       Pain Relief       Masters and Millionaires

YOUR Medical Dollars      Flower Essence Therapy
Naturopathic Medicine       Naturopathy II
Oregano       Alternative to Chiropractic
Contents
Psoriasis

Welcome to your EyeCandy Capital - The Great Shortcuts Pathway

Biosyntony | Great Shortcuts Pathway

The Great Shortcuts Pathway, combining ageless wisdom with highly advanced technology. see for yourself the benefits of biosyntony.

BodyScan,healing naturally, Bodyscan2010, How to quit smoking forever and permanently, Great Shortcuts Pathway, how to quit smoking Mister Shortcut - The Great Shortcuts Pathway
how to quit smoking natural healing, pain relief,how to quit smoking, The Great Shortcuts Pathway, healing naturally.biofeedback, How to quit smoking forever and permanently, Healing naturally with naturopathy. how to quit smoking, Great Shortcuts Pathway This is among the healthiest websites online, dealing with naturopathy,, natural alternatives to conventional medicine. how to quit smoking, MisterShortcut,

The Great Shortcuts Pathway does encourage you IF YOU HAVE ALREADY DECIDED to quit smoking, to go ahead and use our links pertaining to how to quit smoking,best naturopathic practitioner, how to quit smoking