Miami Valley Hypnosis

Stouder Center, 1100 Wayne St. Suite 1593, Troy, Ohio 45373
Phone: 1-937-332-8700 / E-Mail: barbara@miamivalleyhypnosis.com



Shaped by Thoughts, We are What We Think

Hypnosis is one of the best ways to quit the smoking habit.

Why smoking causes pain and suffer. Here are some of the responses I have received from smokers. What are yours?

- Smoking is the reason I am on oxygen 24/7
- Contributed to Breast cancer
- Made my children very sad to see me on Oxygen
- Shortened my life expectancy
- Fighting with spouse (non-smoker)
- Chronic bronchitis, full blown emphysema and lung cancer
- Mandates a lifestyle, where I can go and what I can do
- Donít like being in an addiction
- Watching my children seeing me suffer with emphysema
- I canít afford to smoke doing so makes me not have enough
- Money to pay my bills and put food on the table
- I canít be as athletic as I once was
- Daughter is allergic to smoke
- Being sent outside to have a cigarette in social situations
- I smell like an ashtray
- Given me cancer and High Blood pressure
- Has taken time and money from family
- Feel awful after smoking heavy
- Feel awful after failing
- My sons have been critical
- Disappointment to my parents
- Fears related to cancer risks
- I canít run like I use to
- Tightness in chest
- I donít like the idea of being segregated at restaurants
- Having to go outside to smoke at friendís house or the office
- Coughing, shortness of breathe
- Difficulty in swimming, breathing and playing with my children
- I have been criticized publicly for smoking
- Lying to spouse about not smoking
- The ďHackĒ, the Smell, the Expense
- I canít stop it is always on my mind
- In everyway
- Physically!
- Fear
- Embarrassed
- Coughing until I about Puke!
- Hard to breathe, coughing
- Embarrassed by being a smoker
- Will not smoke in public
- I do not like non-smokers seeing me smoke
- Cannot walk and get my breath
- Embarrassed and angry when people donít accept me smoking
- I smoke in my car and stay hidden.
- Seems like I have more sinus difficulties
- Chest will hurt and lungs will burn
- I feel weak about being a smoker.
- All of the negative affects that I am aware of smoking causes
- Caused my physical pain because I canít breathe right
- Emotionally itís hurt me
- I know it is unhealthy
- I feel I just canít quit
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Doesnít help my blood pressure or asthma
- Health suffers
- Chest pain, stomach problems, headache and frequent repertory problems
- Smoking makes me feel ill and gives me heartburn
- Worry about the extra money it takes to buy them
- I feel like a failure because I havenít quit
- Get winded easy
- Relationship problems (I live with a non-smoker)
- Emphysema
- Feeling like an outcast because of the smell and bad habit
- I stay away from others and certain activities because I smoke
- Health is critically affected Ė need to feel better
- Sinus infections Ė bronchitis
- Social stigma
- Inconvenient
- Passed over for job positions
- Lack of energy and feeling controlled by habit
- Being tired, not being able to keep up
- Feeling bad in the mornings
- Just the pain of knowing I might not be around to raise my kids
- Not being able to breathe, fired all the time, stay sick, weak,
- Ashamed, disappointed, angry and discouraged
- Social Outcast
- Nagging cough, bad smell
- I worry I stink
- My teeth are yellow
- Isolation Ė wrinkles
- Coronary angioplasty and more coming up
- Problems walking, weakness, to tired to enjoy life, children and grandchildren
- Burned a hole in the seat of my new car and nearly cried
- Takes me longer to get over bronchitis and heal
- I hate it, and I do not want to die from it!
- I hate all of it
- Been scolded and shunned and compared to a criminal because of second hand smoke
- Have bone degeneration in my jaw
- Feel like an addict
- Spouse wonít kiss me
- Kids hate it
- Work in smoke free environment
- Demoralizing
- I feel like a black sheep and a bad girl
- I donít entertain at home because everything smells like smoke
- Burns in clothes, carpet, furniture and car
- Mental upset
- I have had a heart attack
- I get upset because I want to stop buying cigarettes
- I get scared because I smoke
- Great guilt
- Almost lost my Job
- Looking for places to smoke everywhere is smoke free
- More of sense of being ashamed of smoking
- Feel unaccepted in social settings
- I used to be in excellent shape and now I am not
- I hate not feeling like I have control over the addiction
- My family is always telling me to stop
- Letting family down
- I think it is causing me stress
- I feel so ashamed for continuing to smoke
- Family member diagnosed with lung cancer
- Donít do things or go to certain places if I canít smoke
- The cost
- Dirty and harmful to my children
- Less accepted
- Many people where I work do not smoke
- My Doctorís are always on me to quit
- My mom died of emphysema
- Another thing I feel like I have failed at
- No control or self-discipline
- Lung disease and depression because of a feeling of hopelessness
- Sore throat in the mornings
- Worry that I will get cancer and leave my son
- Short of breath going up and down stairs
- Severe pain in my legs when walking very far due to poor circulation
- Dry mouth and lips
- No energy
- Makes me feel bad about myself not being able to stop
- Emotional weakness
- Asthma and guilt
- Not sleeping due to coughing
- Being sick with infections
- Bronchitis 3 times this year
- Always sick
- No energy
- Canít Run
- Coughing, wheezing, breathing
- Do not feel good about myself
- Chest Pain, sweaty palms, feet, very anxious
- Do not like myself
- Mother had COPD
- Mother died from cancer she was a smoker
- Unfortunate burn marks
- Social stigma
- Prolonged sickness when it should be short
- Sometimes feel chocked up
- Causes short attention span during long meetings
- Heart attack
- Son disappointed in my choice to smoke
- Coughing more and enjoying smoking less
- Ashamed of my inability to quit
- My children complain about it
- I donít like the fact that I do it
- I really donít enjoy it
- Donít like spending the money
- Low self-esteem
- Mistrust and Angry
- Worry about health problems
- No friends
- Embarrassed Ė Iím a nurse
- Loss of job, friends and pride
- Family pressure
- Anxiety causing deep breathes to be difficult
- Embarrassed about it around non smokers
- Outcast as a smoker
- The pain of fighting with my spouse wanting me to quit
- Family disappointment
- Difficulty Sleeping
- Wheezing
- Social Problems
- Colds, Sore throat and stuffy nose
- Suffering financially is the biggest problem
- Low self esteem and critical of self
- Cancer Ė Kidney removed
- Not being able to spend time with friends and loved ones
- I canít play ball with my kids
- Pain in lungs
- Hassles from the kids
- I donít hang out with my nonsmoking friends