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Quit Smoking Like a Boss - The Best Mind Tricks to Help You Quit

Chloe Brotheridge | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Brotheridge

We're always told, (or we tell ourselves) that giving up smoking is hard. Of course, the tobacco companies would love you to believe this! Henry Ford said "Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right". So tell yourself that you're going to find it easy.

How To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Work (Better)

Karin Sieger | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Karin Sieger

Resolutions take determination, tenacity, strength and commitment. Too often we feel bad about ourselves or ashamed if we don't make it or delay a resolution. Whereas there is another way of looking at it.

LOOK: Would This Advert Make You Quit Smoking?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Inhaling dangerous chemicals in cigarettes, including arsenic and cyanide, damages major organs and increases the risk of stroke and dementia, a new s...

Stoptober and Kelsey Beth Crossley - Taking on the 28 Day Stop Smoking Challenge

Kelsey Beth Crossley | Posted 29.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kelsey Beth Crossley

I have smoked for over five years ever since I started when I was in my teens working on Emmerdale. I have been trying to stop smoking for a while now - to help develop my singing career along with my acting - so Stoptober seemed the perfect opportunity to really try and quit for good.

LOOK: Gross Pictures Of What Smoking Does To Your Body

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We can tell you that smoking will make you more prone to lung cancer, try to freak you out with pictures of a bloodied lung and tell you that your tes...

LOOK: What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

National No Smoking Day - whether you choose to light up or not - is a great (non preachy) way to remind us of the benefits of going fag-free. Al...

NHS Stop Smoking Services Help 146,000 Smokers Quit Long-Term

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

NHS stop smoking services have helped almost 146,000 people quit long term, according to new research. Data suggests that, over the last 10 years, ...

Noodle Soup and Sympathy

Matt Roper | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Roper

Health scares can be good for the health if you can learn from them. I am addicted quite seriously to cigarettes, but I don't smoke anymore. There are times when I miss them (when I have a cup of coffee or I'm waiting for a train, blah blah, yawn etc.) but I know myself far too well. I can't go there. Post- DVT, us smokers put ourselves at the greater risk of a recurring blood clot. It's a non-runner.

Genes Could Stop Smokers From Kicking The Habit

PA | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK

Genes rather than feeble will power may be letting down people who try and fail to give up smoking. Scientists have identified genetic variants tha...

Stop Smoking And Lose Weight

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

People in relationships want their partners to lose weight and stop smoking in a bid to improve their health, according to a survey. Over half (59%...

Stop Buying Cigs, Start Buying Tobacco Shares?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

The start of thousands of smokers' journeys to quit smoking for good began on Monday but investors say there's never been a better time to buy shares ...

Smoking is Cool and Makes You More Attractive?

Clare Macnaughton | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Macnaughton

I prefer the smoke free world that we live in. I remember when I used to go out on a night out and you would come back and your clothes would stink of stale cigarette smoke.

Stop-Smoking Pill Could Save NHS Millions Of Pounds

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A nicotine substitute which can be bought online for 12p more than triples a smoker's chances of quitting for at least a year, re...