May 31st 2021 is the 34th World No Tobacco Day. And this year's theme is "Commit to Quit".
Nearly 6 million people die from smoking every year! If you knew that around 600,000 are non-smokers that die from secondhand smoke, would you be
shocked? If you knew that nearly all 600,000 innocent lives are relatives of smokers, would you think of your family and quit smoking?
With the popularization of health knowledge, the awareness of the dangers of smoking is growing. But for smokers who are addicted to cigarettes, it is not
so easy to quit. How can you keep your promise to quit smoking?
The Obstacle To Quit Smoking
Most smokers want to replace cigarettes with e-cigarettes, but don’t know that they come with three major hazards.According to the "3.15 Program" of
CCTV in 2019
1.Most e-cigarettes still contain nicotine like normal cigarettes, some with even high levels than normal cigarettes.
2.E-cigarettes contain harmful aerosols. These aerosols contain chemicals and heavy metals that are harmful to your health.
3.If an e-cigarette malfunctions, they can easily cause poisoning caused by inhaling the smoke into the intestines.
Quiting smoking is an internal battle. Only with strong self-control can you succeed in quiting smoking.
Ways to Fight a Smoking Addiction
We present 9 tips to help you quit smoking.
1.When you have the urge to smoke, tell yourself to wait another 10 minutes to distract yourself.
2.Don’t compromise your addiction with the “just one cigarette” mentality, this self-deception will inevitably lead to failure.
3.Half an hour of moderate intensity exercise can efficiently curb a smoking addiction, such as walking, jogging, squatting, etc.
4.Write down the benefits of quitting smoking one by one and read them aloud.
5.If you use smoking as a stress reliever, try some other activities to relax, such as deep breathing and yoga.
6.Participate in an online smoking cessation program, read about ex-smokers quitting journey, or write about the experience of quitting to help other smokers.
7.Ask family, friends or others to supervise your smoking cessation
8.Places where you used to smoke a lot are prone to induce smoking addiction. Try to avoid these places.
9.Find your motivation to quit smoking, and all difficulties can be overcome.
About 1,000 minors become addicted to smoking every day and poor adult behavior negatively affects minors.
Since smoking at a young age is a trend, acommitment to quit smoking is not only for your own benefit, but also protection for your children.
As we endorse a socialist material civilization and raise socialist cultural-ethical standards, a smoke free environment is becoming a demand for the
development of an environmentally friendly society. Let’s stay away from tobacco together!