Many smokers believe that either it will be very difficult to quit or even impossible for them. This belief can be a self-fulfilling trap unless you realise that there is a way to escape.
Henry Ford famously stated that “if you think you can or you think you can’t you are right” So we can translate that as if you think you can quit or you think you can’t you are right.
This may sound too easy, but truly changing your mind and thinking can be tricky. Bruce Lipton Ph.D describes a human as a big petri dish and the medium that feeds us is our blood. He goes on to say that what defines the blood is our thoughts.
Our thoughts create a chemical response and we release hormones which match our thoughts. If we are in a state of fear and worry then we make more stress hormones. This makes us feel worse and makes us feel defeated, sometimes even before we start.
A belief that quitting is difficult will create stress hormones, you will feel w