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
- Don’t like being in an addiction
- Watching my children seeing me suffer with emphysema
- I can’t afford to smoke doing so makes me not have enough
- Money to pay my bills and put food on the table
- I can’t 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 can’t run like I use to
- Tightness in chest
- I don’t like the idea of being segregated at restaurants
- Having to go outside to smoke at friend’s 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 “Hack”, the Smell, the Expense
- I can’t 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 don’t 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 can’t breathe right
- Emotionally it’s hurt me
- I know it is unhealthy
- I feel I just can’t quit
- Chronic Bronchitis
- Doesn’t 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 haven’t 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 – need to feel better
- Sinus infections – 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 – 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 won’t kiss me
- Kids hate it
- Work in smoke free environment
- Demoralizing
- I feel like a black sheep and a bad girl
- I don’t 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
- Don’t do things or go to certain places if I can’t smoke
- The cost
- Dirty and harmful to my children
- Less accepted
- Many people where I work do not smoke
- My Doctor’s 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
- Can’t 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 don’t like the fact that I do it
- I really don’t enjoy it
- Don’t like spending the money
- Low self-esteem
- Mistrust and Angry
- Worry about health problems
- No friends
- Embarrassed – I’m 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 – Kidney removed
- Not being able to spend time with friends and loved ones
- I can’t play ball with my kids
- Pain in lungs
- Hassles from the kids
- I don’t hang out with my nonsmoking friends