Quitting smoking is no easy task. One moment you want to throw those tobacco sticks into the bin and the next moment the craving kicks in. A kind of craving that nothing but only a cigarette will fill. At least you like to believe that. However, that’s not the whole truth- there are ample ways and means to quit smoking once and for all.
Hence in an effort to help you stop lighting one, here we present 6 the natural ways that’ll stop you from doing so.
This natural treatment makes you feel happy and satisfied, which lessens your cravings. It gradually brings down your urge to light one!
Yes, you heard that right! A lot of us smoke to keep our hands busy. But if you do this in another way that gives an equal pleasure, you can easily squash your cravings in their tracks. So next time you crave for a smoke, go for a short ear or hand massage.
3. Change your diet
Some foods like alcohol and red meat make us want to smoke a cigarette. On the other hand, foods like juice, vegetables, milk etc make cigarettes taste horrible. So indulge in a diet which is friendlier to the latter and you’ll find quitting smoking easier.
4. Treat your sweet tooth
As per research, when you crave for a smoke, you’re rather craving for carbohydrates in reality. And a small sweet treat will also satiate this. However, do not load up on sugar because that’s also not going to help you in any way.
5. Move around
Your potential to quit smoking doubles when you work out and your body is active. Run, jog or do whichever mobile activity you like doing and you’ll see the results in just a few days.
6. Inhale black pepper oil
This is one of the most effective ways to quit smoking! Inhaling this oil ‘refreshes’ the respiratory system in a way that mimic cigarette smoke. A smoker feels the same satisfaction he gets after smoking a cigarette, thus reducing cravings.