Lesson 3 - The Benefits of Smoking Cessation

From better health to improved self-esteem, the benefits we can expect to enjoy when we quit smoking are unlimited.
Embrace your quit program and you cannot help but be changed by it. You'll love the new you, and given time and distance from nicotine addiction, you'll wonder why you waited so long to quit.


Today's links point you to articles about the benefits others have found since quitting tobacco, along with the physical improvements that begin within just 20 minutes of your last cigarette.

 Sit down with a cup of tea and grab a little inspiration. You'll come away from your reading inspired to put smoking behind you, once and for all.

Don't ever think that it's too late for you to quit, or that the damage has been done and you'll never be free of the need to smoke. We are infinitely adaptable creatures, and are never too old to learn new tricks.

Quitting tobacco is worth the work it takes to achieve - your very precious life is worth the work!


Benefits of Smoking Cessation
The benefits of smoking cessation are truly unlimited. We all expect our health to improve, but that is just the beginning of this wonderful journey.


After The Last Cigarette
What happens inside our bodies when we quit using tobacco? Have all of the years of smoking or chewing caused too much damage for quitting to be of any benefit? Not at all. The human body is amazingly resilient.


What We Love About Not Smoking - Readers Respond
The benefits of quitting tobacco are more numerous than you might imagine. Readers share how it feels to be free of nicotine addiction. Smoking offers nothing of value, but quitting is a gift beyond compare.


Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude!
When we quit smoking, the benefits are enormous. Use gratitude as a tool to help you maintain resolve. Take stock of all you're thankful for in your life. The list will grow when you quit smoking.


The First Three Months -- Week-by-Week
Smoking Cessation forum member Marah smoked for 27 years, 20 of which she smoked a pack a day or more. In this account, she shares fhe improvements she sees week-by-week for the first three months of her quit program.


Six Months Free - EB's List of Benefits
"In my opinion, people who quit cigarettes are supermen and superwomen...Quitting cigarettes is an enormous accomplishment!"