Why continue to smoke?

Every smoking related article that I read in the news or in a blog is always about the reasons why you should quit smoking. I just read another one now…”smoking will block your arteries blah blah blah”.   Do they honestly think that smokers are that stupid and don’t know all this stuff?   I knew all the bad stuff …

When did you decide to become a smoker?

I tried my first cigarette when I was 15 years old. At school, hiding in the bushes, thinking I was being pretty cool and grown up. In reality it made me cough, choke and tasted awful! I thought I was just experimenting; being a bit naughty. I had absolutely no idea that I was signing up for a 20 year …

The E-cigarette Bomb

Not a week goes by without more link-ups between sport & culture venues/promoters and e-cigarette brands. Some months ago it was the O2 Arena in London who were adopting an e-cigarette sponsorship deal which would see free samples of nicotine (let’s not forget – it’s one of the most highly addictive drugs known to mankind) handed out to people (let’s …

How to choose your stop smoking therapist or counsellor

With so many choices about which quit smoking method to use it’s no wonder that more and more smokers are turning to stop smoking therapists, hypnotherapists, and counsellors to help them kick the smoking habit. So with no shortage of candidates – how do you choose which one to ensure that your next attempt to quit smoking is your last? …