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Ten Myths About Smoking That Will Not Die

By | Addiction, Smoking Cessation

Ten myths about smoking that will not die Simon Chapman, University of Sydney Across forty years I’ve come to recognise many factoid-driven myths about smoking that just won’t die. If I asked for a dollar each time I had to refute these statements, I’d have accumulated a small fortune. Their persistence owes much to their being a vehicle for those who utter them to express unvoiced but clear sub-texts that reflect deeply held beliefs about women, the disadvantaged, mental illness, government health campaigns and the “natural”. Let’s drive a stake through the heart of ten of the most common myths. 1. Women and girls smoke more than men and boys Women have never smoked more than men. Occasionally, a survey will show one age band where it’s the other way around, but from the earliest mass uptake of smoking in the first decades of last century, men streaked out way ahead of women. In 1945 in Australia, 72% of men and 26% of women smoked. By 1976, men had fallen to 43% and women had risen to 33%. As a result, men’s tobacco-caused death rates have always been much higher than those of women. Women’s lung cancer rates, for example,…

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Why My Stop Smoking Program Is The Best One For You

By | Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Smoking Cessation

Why My Stop Smoking Program Is The Best One For You So you’ve decided you would like to quit smoking… Congratulations on your decision to quit smoking! I get it, you’ve reached that point where you just think it’s time. I’m laying bets that you probably don’t even really enjoy every cigarette that you smoke anymore either. It seems to be that you’re finding you’re struggling to enjoy them much anymore and you’ve probably reached that point where you just don’t understand why it is that you’re keeping up this habit. You’ve probably had a few friends who have tried hypnosis before and had success with it, and so you think you might give it a go. Then when you research into it and you’re not sure what you need. Between the programs that make promises of making you a non-smoker in one session through to more extensive and comprehensive programs, it can be very confusing – especially for something that you’re not even sure if it will work for you. Then read on because today, I’m writing something that is going to help you. Firstly, I’m going to look at the research and findings behind the success rates of…

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Getting Mental Health On The Line – Weekending 25/6/17 – Jeffrey Zeig Special

By | Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Mental Health, Pain Control, Smoking Cessation, Therapy

Getting Mental Health On The Line – Weekending 25/06/17 – Jeffrey Zeig Special This week, we’re doing something a little different with our ‘Getting Mental Health On The Line’ blog. We have an enormous amount of admiration and respect for Jeffrey Zeig. As someone who trained with Milton Erickson and who set up the Milton Erickson Foundation, Dr Zeig is just a wealth of knowledge. This weekly series has been set up to offer five minute tips in therapy around a range of topics. 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 00: Introduction 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 01: Anxiety 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 02: Grief 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 03: Depression 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 04: Pain 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 05: Smoking Cessation 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 06: Meta Model – Establishing Goals 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 07: Meta Model – Gift Wrapping 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 08: Meta Model – Tailoring 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 09: Meta Model – Process 5 Minute Therapy Tips – Episode 10: Meta Model – Who Will You Be As A Psychotherapist? 5 Minute Therapy Tips…

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The Truth About Hypnotherapy and Smoking Cessation

By | Habits, Hypnotherapy, Smoking Cessation | No Comments

The Truth About Hypnotherapy and Smoking Cessation When explaining that I’m a Clinical Hypnotherapist to people, the one (serious) question that I’m asked more than any other is, “Can you make me stop smoking?” Of course, the first is, “Can you make me cluck like a chicken?” Chicken sounds aside, smoking cessation (or quitting smoking) seems to be viewed as one of the top functions for any hypnotherapist and, in my experience, it is also pushed as being the number one ‘bread and butter’ services that any credible hypnotherapist can offer. And why shouldn’t it be? When you consider the many reasons why people would want to quit, ranging from cancer through to how costly the habit is through to the effects on their physical fitness, smoking is a habit that is increasingly looking more and more outdated and old-fashioned. But does it actually work? And if it does, why does it work? At the risk of sharing some of the secrets of my profession, I thought it was time to take a look at the facts and the techniques behind hypnotherapy and smoking cessation. While empirical research has been limited to the area, there are strings of testimonials on…

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