One thousand Americans die each day from the effects of smoking. There are 45 to 50 million nicotine addicts in the United States alone, and most would like to quit. If you are one of them, this book is your guide. Based on the American Lung Association's Freedom from Smoking program, it acknowledges that each smoker is different and requires different strategies. You identify the places, times, moods, and conditions that trigger your need to smoke. Then you learn many techniques that you can choose from and adapt to fit your personal needs, lifestyle, and smoking habit. 7 Steps to a Smoke-Free Life leads you through this process: 1. Understand Your Habit and Addiction.
2. Build Your Motivation to Quit.
3. Develop Your Quitting Plan.
4. Prepare for Your Quit Day.
6. Fighting Temptations--the First Two Weeks.
7. Staying Focused--the First Six Months.
The book is organized interactively, presenting information that will help you understand your habit and break it, worksheets, and checklists that you fill out to personalize your plan, and frequent "quick quit tips" of suggestions and motivation. Even if you've tried unsuccessfully to quit before, this book will prove full of useful tips to help you become an ex-smoker. --Joan Price
Secondhand smoke has been proven statistically to cause asthma and allergies in children whose parents smoke. Incorporating the American Lung Association's seven-step Freedom from Smoking program, this practical, positive guide will help parents quit their habit. (LJ 6/1/98)
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I found this book to be full of helpful ideas to keep you or a loved one off tabacco. It takes you through pre-quiting with great ideas to help you prepare, all the way through to... Read morePublished on Sept. 6 2001
I got a note from an amazon customer, congratulating me on my quitting. For all the ones that will be cosidering this book now and feel it is impossible to quit, I strongly... Read morePublished on Jan. 20 2001 by Rita Vazquez