New Year’s Resolutions: How to Stop Smoking with a Vape

  • 24 Dec 2018

New Year's Resolutions: How to Stop Smoking with a Vape

With the New Year come the perfect opportunity to reflect on the previous year and identify how you can make your life better. A new year's resolution is a promise that you make to yourself to improve, and they have been popular tradition for thousand of years.

The History of New Year's Resolutions

the month of January is names after the Roman god Janus-the god of beginnings and endings. He had two faces, which one looked to the past, and the one who looked to the future. December 31st became symbolic for Romans to reflect on the previous ear an for Janus to forgive their wrongdoings, and an opportunity for him to bless their future, and so new years's resolutions were born.

80% of new year's resolutions are given up by February. Here are the top 5 reasons why people fail at their new year's resolutions:

    1. They treat a marathon like a sprint.

    2. They don't have self-belief.

   3. Too much thinking rather than doing.

    4. Not enough patience.

    5. They don't enjoy the process.

    6. Not enough social support.

How to Successfully Give Up Smoking

If you have tried to give up smoking before, these reasons will resonate with you. You don't have to be gung-ho in your quest to stop smoking. You just need to be kinder to yourself and take steps that help you realise your ambition, rather than steps that make you feel deprived and overwhelmed. Using an e-cig vape is one way to help you stop smoking.

It takes time to identify which combination  of device and flavours suit you, so ask around and seek advice. Start off with an e-cig starter kit. There is not a vaper on the planet who will want to talk about the vape mods that they may made their own appliances!

Understand your Motivation

The reasons why you want to stop smoking will be varied, so invest some time in trying to think about why you do. Ask yourself why you want to stop. You may be under pressure from loved ones to quit, but to successfully stop, you need to be able to truthfully relate to the reasons.

Understand your Triggers

What makes you reach for the cigarettes? you need to understand what triggers you to light up in the first place so that you can successfully stop cravings before they start. Make sure that your e-cig batteries are charged and that you have enough liquid to last you. For new vapers, it can be beneficial to use a tobacco flavoured liquid such as Hangsen Rainbow E Liquid to break you into vaping gently.

Be Kind to Yourself

Did you know that it only takes 1 days to create a new habit? The benefit of using e-cig is that it helps you to break the habit without having to go through the feeling that you are deprived from the sensations and behaviours associated with smoking:

    * Hand to mouth action

    * Sensation of inhaling

    * Release of an exhale

As you break he body's reliance on the nicotine hit, you can steadily decrease the reliance on the vape. Yes, it takes longer to quit than going cold turkey, but remember that you are in this for then long haul- you are the tortoise rather than the hare! Don't be deterred by past attempts to quit smoking, this is your opportunity to succeed. Good Luck!

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