Stop Smoking Quit Cigarettes Release Hypnosis Melbourne Hypnotherapy Counselling

Becoming a Non-Smoker: Establish New Habits

By Habits, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Smoking Cessation

Becoming a Non-Smoker: Establish New Habits The positive intention of that smoking habit Last week, we explored the positive intention of that smoking habit and what benefits it offers you. When I talk to many people about why they continue the smoking habit, I hear all manner of reasons. Some will say that it gives them an opportunity to socialise with other people while some, ironically, will say that it gives them an opportunity to get away from other people. Some people will believe that it relaxes them and helps them to manage their stress, while others have even offered me excuses like ‘sex is always better when you have a cigarette’. I kid you not. Regardless of the reason why you began to smoke, there was some benefit that you received from it so strong and positive that you made the decision that this was a behaviour you were going to commit to as a coping strategy and manage to find the will power and strength to maintain that habit several times throughout the day. That’s pretty impressive, so who says you don’t have the resources available already to flip it around and use those same skills to become…

Read More

The Positive Intentions Of Your Smoking Habit

By Habits, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Smoking Cessation

The Positive Intentions Of Your Smoking Habit Continuing the series of articles I’ve written previous forming the 5 Steps To Becoming a Non-Smoker D.R.E.A.M. process, this week we’re exploring the first two steps which are really looking at the positive intentions behind the smoking habit. Step 1: Discover the positive intention of your smoking habit. The first step is to discover the positive intention of your smoking habit. Let me ask you, what are the reasons you have for continuing this smoking habit? This is going to be a good insight into what you’re getting out of it. Think back over the past week; when do you smoke and when do you NOT smoke? Are there any patterns forming? Do you find that you’re going for a cigarette around the same time each day? If so, what is happening around that time? Think back over the course of the day. What triggers are there that tell you that it is now time to smoke? How do you know when it is time to have a cigarette? When you have that cigarette, what happens for you? What do you feel? Where do you feel it? What about those times when you…

Read More