How to Quit Smoking
Have you been waiting for the right time to stop smoking?
Then there is some good news for you! If you stop smoking right now, the damage smoking has done to your body will begin to reverse in as little as 20 minutes! If you are really ready to quit smoking, we can make it easy.
Learning how to stop smoking can be very difficult. Nicotine addiction is harsh. Smoking is a habit that many people have had for many years. Your body is programmed to relax or deal with stress by lighting up.
It isn’t the tobacco that relaxes you – there are 120 stimulants in tobacco – it’s taking a deep breath that relaxes you.
You can get the same result without a cigarette in your hand. Let me show you how.
Quit Smoking Timeline
You probably started smoking to be cool, some clients say they started as early as age 12. But they now say that smoking is no longer cool. It makes them look weak.
You started smoking to rebel. You didn’t want to be controlled by your parents. Now you don’t want to be controlled by tobacco companies.
“I don’t even like smoking anymore.”
You are disgusted with your habit and ready to stop smoking. My clients want to be smoke-free and in control of their lives again.
They have tried medications, but didn’t like the side-effects.
Going cold turkey was one of the most difficult things they ever did…
…until they tried stop smoking hypnosis.
Some say it’s the best way to quit smoking! Award-winning actor Matt Damon said on The Tonight Show that it was the best decision he ever made. Ellen DeGeneres, Billy Joel, Samuel L Jackson, Charlize Theron, Ben Affleck, Ashton Kutcher, Drew Barrymore and others used hypnotherapy to quit smoking.
You were hypnotized when you began smoking. Now you can use hypnosis to stop smoking.
What Happens When You Quit Smoking?
As mentioned, the benefits can begin in a little as 20 minutes, even if you have smoked for years. In the first 24 hours, your heart rate drops and blood begins circulating in your body better. Cravings often begin within 2 hours of your last cigarette. Hypnosis can help reduce your cravings.
3 days after smoking cessation, your body will have flushed all nicotine from your body
Cravings begin to subside naturally in 8 to 10 days, but you can minimize the effects with hypnotherapy.
Over time, your lungs will clear up, you’ll have more wind and energy and your chances of developing cancer of the lungs, esophagus and mouth will be reduced to the risk of a non-smoker.
People often gain weight when they stop smoking. One study found average weight gain to be just shy of 6 pounds. Some people gain more. We help people lose weight with hypnosis.
You’ll have saved money by quitting cigarettes. Buy yourself a gift! We have had clients who have gone on cruises to celebrate being smoke-free.
There are two other benefit when you quit smoking: According to the Centers for Disease Control, non-smokers live about 10 years longer than smokers and they enjoy a more active and fulfilling life.
Non-smokers also retain an average of 5.8 more teeth than smokers by age 75.
We have posted a more comprehensive stop smoking timeline on our blog. If you have questions, please make a comment there or call our office at 847-222-0022.
“I tried to quit smoking for years and I could not do it. I prayed that the Lord would help me and I found you. I have been smoke free now for almost two months! I have saved nearly $500.00 in my “Smoke Free” jar which would have gone up in smoke if I hadn’t found you. As they say “When the student is ready, the teacher appears.” I am telling everyone about you.” A.A. Chicago
Do you think that to quit smoking would be a really bad experience and that you would suffer cravings, mood swings and unhappiness? Let’s talk about that! You may be surprised.
Are you afraid that quitting right now may be too stressful with so much going on in your life? When is there not?
Smoking Cessation Program
- Free, no-obligation initial consultation
- Private one-on-one hypnosis sessions in a relaxing environment
- Hypnosis CD’s to take home and use between sessions for reinforcement
- Hand-outs with tips and information to help you stay on track
- We will Stay With You
Most smokers try to quit between 7 and 9 times. Quit now! Become a non-smoker for life!
Why choose Diane Sullivan? She is a Certified Hypnotherapist and a licensed professional counselor with advanced certification in Clinical, Medical and Pain Management Hypnotism. What sets her apart from other Hypnotherapists is an extensive mental health background. Her office is located in the Plaza Office Park on Wilkie Rd connecting Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows.
If you’d like to learn more about how to stop smoking with hypnotherapy, please call for your free no-obligation consultation. 847-222-0022.
NRT – Nicotine Replacement Therapy