What are Your Reasons to Quit Tobacco Use?

Everyone has their own reasons for quitting tobacco. Maybe they want to be healthier, look better, save some money, keep their family safe or increase their self-respect.

As you prepare to quit, think about your own reasons for quitting. Remind yourself of these every day. They can inspire you to stop using tobacco for good. Whatever your reasons, you will be amazed at all the ways your life will improve when you become tobacco free.

 

Here are a few reasons to quit you may want to consider:

Health and Appearance:

  • My risk to get cancer, heart attacks, heart disease, stroke, cataracts, and other diseases later in life will come down
  • I will be less likely to get sick
  • I will be able to breathe easier and cough less
  • My blood pressure will go down
  • My skin will look healthier, and I will look more youthful
  • My teeth and fingernails will not be stained
  • My mouth will not smell bad
  • My teeth will be clean and healthy
  • My hair will look much better
  • My clothes and body will not smell of tobacco

 

Although quitting will make you feel better and improve your health, there are other reasons to quit that you may not have considered:

Lifestyle:

  • I will have more money to spend
  • I can spend more time with family, catch up on work, or focus more on my favourite hobby
  • I won't have to worry about when I can use tobacco next or where I can or can't smoke/use tobacco
  • My food will taste better
  • My clothes will smell better
  • My vehicle‚ home‚ and children won't smell of tobacco
  • I will be able to smell food, flowers, and other things better

 

Loved Ones:

  • I will set a great example for my children or siblings; it takes a lot of strength to quit
  • My friends, family, co-workers, and other loved ones will be proud of me
  • If smoking, I will protect my friends and family from the dangers of second hand smoke
  • If I stop smoking or chewing, I will be a role model to my family and friends
  • My children will be healthier
  • I will have more energy to do the things I love with friends and family
  • I will get healthy to make sure I am around to share in my family's special moments

 

Make a list of all of the reasons you want to become tobacco free and display it at a place where you are likely to see it often. When you feel the need to consume tobacco, take a look at the list to remind yourself why you want to quit.

 

Get started!

 

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  • PUBLISHED DATE : Nov 18, 2015
  • PUBLISHED BY : Zahid
  • CREATED / VALIDATED BY : NHP Admin
  • LAST UPDATED ON : Jan 07, 2016