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Relaxing Distractions

September 29, 2014

there are a number of quick distractions that I recommend

biting into a lemon skin and all

sticking your head in the freezer and breathing the cold air for 15-20 seconds

filling your mouth with ice cubes and trying to not get brain freeze.

Each of those will flip the craving switch off as your brain has to refocus due to the physical  stimuli.

But, what about the long craves when you are just sort of "real edgy" for an extended time?

I put up a link to a... Read full post

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Join the Party!

September 29, 2014

Do you have 10 days, 3 days, or even one day quit? 

Please join us on the FREEDOM TRAIN! 

You're invited! We're having a Party celebrating our Smoke FREE Days! And it's for YOU!

Just hop on and tell us how many days you've quit and accept the accolades of your Fellow Community Members!

A Great Source of Dopamine! Have FUN! Quitting is for FUN and Happiness! Smoking is boring!

http://community.becomeanex.org/pg/blog/read/7650063/freedom-train-monday

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TODAY is a Great Day to Live Smoke FREE!

September 28, 2014

changing the daily routines is key to your success

September 28, 2014

Unlearning smoking is your purpose.

Freedom is your goal..

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Freedom Train 09/28/14

September 28, 2014

Good morning fellow EXer's! The Freedom Train is on the tracks, and prepared to make it's daily run to Freedom from smoking! Everyone is invited to come aboard to celebrate their own personal Freedom, and that of their friends!!

If you are new here, this vehicle provides an area for everyone to gather and celebrate the milestones, and successes of those in our community! There are no tickets! The fuel for this locomotive is love and caring! The rides on this Train are paid for... Read full post

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SkyGirl has TWO YEARS!

September 27, 2014

Congrats to our dear SkyGirl on TWO YEARS! Happy anniversary and thanks for all you do here! I loved when I could add an "S" to "year"!!! Two years is amazing! You are amazing! 

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this is a wonderful distraction during daylight hours

September 27, 2014

http://flyingskunk.com/live.php

there's a live feed with sound that you can make full screen

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The War between Nicotine and Dopamine

September 27, 2014

Every smoker and ex-smoker knows that nicotine is the major culprit of the smoking addiction. In addition, they may even know that cigarette manufacturers use ammonia  to free-base nicotine in order to boost it's addictive hook up to 35 times. Yet, scarce is the man or woman who understands how nicotine functions like a dopamine imposter, raising levels of this "feel good" chemical in the body artificially.

 

Nicotine also acts as an enabler, widening... Read full post

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nothing will change if you are unwilling

September 27, 2014

you can't change anything until you change your mind

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Nicotine Replacement Therapy

September 27, 2014

NRTs were studied and approved by the FDA as temporary aids to help people quit smoking.  “Though we know it occurs, the products were not approved for long term use. Data are inadequate comparing the safety of long term use of NRT versus not smoking.”

If you wish to use NRTs, please do so with a Doctor’s supervision – even OTC products! And please follow the instructions and guidelines provided with the product!  Nicotine is a poisonous volatile alkaloid,... Read full post

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