“A stitch in time, saves nine,”–what are those nine savings I do not know. But, I know one thing for certain that right things done at the right time, save you lots of trouble. Any problem of the human beings needs to be treated at three levels. Physical level, mental level and intellectual level. Intelligent counseling targets the intellectual levels of an individual. If done at the appropriate time, it will give results. Anti smoking counseling, is one of the surest medical services, that has capacity to chisel a new man, out of the nicotine addict.
The preventive methods, unfortunately do not reach the entire targeted audience Which means, the profit rate of counseling is as not much as it is expected to be. “These gaps in care should be closed for the benefit of everyone,” said Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which sponsored the study. The study is published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
When you are stressed in life,cigarettes pose as if they are your friends. But are they really? Are they capable of de -stressing you permanently? The answer is in the negative. Nicotine addiction temporarily sedates you. Stress pounces on you with vendetta again. The funniest part of the smoking process, is that even when you smoke, you know that you are not happy to smoke.
Openly declare your intention to quit smoking with your close friends, both smokers and non-smokers,and your family members. You are sure get support from your family members.
The gentlemen smoker friends will stop offering you the cigarettes. If you drink alcohol, try to give it up. At times, it may be counter productive. It may weaken your resolve to quit smoking. The carvings for the cigarette intensify. But this is one of those situations which you have to undergo and sort out with resolute will power.
In the process to quit smoking, do not hesitate to make your best smoker friends, your temporary best enemies. You are undergoing one of the crisis period in your life. Some of them will understand, as not all of them are happy smokers. They too wish to give up, but they do not know, how to give it up. If you are successful, you will have to do the act of counseling to many many others.
Addiction to tobacco has assumed alarming propositions today in the world. So health advice, and anti smoking counseling are the items of priority, before any health authority.
The need to give anti-tobacco advise at the formative stage of life of the younger generation is bound to give highly beneficial results.