How to stop smoking

One the biggest questions asked on the internet is how to stop smoking. Here are a variety of methods and strategies that are used to break free from the habit. I'm sure many of you are familiar with some or all of them. The most effective way to stop smoking is hypnotherapy. It not only helps to stop smoking but helps you stay stopped. The research suggests that there is a 66%% success rate using hypnosis to stop smoking. This figure is obviously influenced by the Using the Jennie Francis programme this increases to 92% success rate. I do make sure you stop smoking as long as you are determined to stop I will do everything to help you. None of these is as effective at helping you stop smoking as hypnotherapy. Listed below are some of ways to stop smoking you may have tried in the past.

1. Hypnotherapy

More people find success with smoking cessation through hypnosis, than with any other method. One of the main problems you may encounter is finding an experienced hypnotherapist, with years of being in practice, who has  helped 1000's of people to successfully stop. Hypnotherapy not only helps to reprogram your subconscious mind to view smoking negatively but also helps you forget about it. No will power is required on your part. Stopping with my unique two session programme you stop in the very first session. Once your subconscious mind changes how you you think about smoking you have access to the ability to be completely free of it. The information given to your subconscious mind stops the urges and cravings immediately. By retraining your subconscious mind to view smoking negatively, by recognising it is a toxic poison and forgetting about smoking so all those old associations and triggers mean nothing to you.

Research - 66% success after 6 months (success rates were higher depending on the skill of the hypnotherapist).

Jennie Francis Stop Smoking programme 92%

Hypnotherapy is 22% more successful than the next best way to stop.

2. Cold Turkey

This method involves quitting smoking abruptly without any gradual reduction in cigarette. This method requires a constant commitment to quit and relies on willpower and determination.

3%-5% success after 6 months

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Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT): NRT involves using products that deliver a controlled dose of nicotine without the harmful chemicals found in cigarettes. Common NRT products include nicotine patches, gums, lozenges, nasal sprays, and inhalers. NRT helps manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making the quitting process more manageable.

6.76% success after 6 months


4. Prescription Medications:

There are prescription medications available, such as varenicline (Chantix) and bupropion (Zyban), that can help reduce nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms. These medications work on the brain's receptors to decrease the pleasure from smoking and can be an effective aid for some individuals. They maybe some unpleasant side effects including: insomnia, constipation, gas and abdominal pain, alcohol sensitivity and mood changes.

No information found about success rates.

5. Behavioural Therapy

Counselling or behavioural therapy can helping smokers identify triggers, cope with stress, and develop coping strategies to deal with cravings but still heavily relies on the smoker using will power to quit. Behavioural therapy can be conducted one-on-one or in a group setting.

17.2 % success after 6 months

6. Support Groups:

Joining a support group of individuals going through a similar journey can provide a sense of community and understanding. Sharing experiences and encouraging one another to stay smoke-free.

22% success after 6 months

7. Traditional Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to promote the flow of energy and restore balance. When used for smoking cessation, the goal is to reduce withdrawal symptoms, cravings, and stress associated with quitting. Recommended 2 sessions a week to start to reduce cravings. There is an electronic acupunture system that shows 44% success after 6 months with 3 sessions.

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Man laying on sofa wearing headphones listening to music relaxing and enjoying with eyes closed indoor with copy text space

8. Mindfulness and Meditation:

Practicing mindfulness and meditation techniques can help manage stress and reduce cravings. Mindfulness can also increase self-awareness, allowing individuals to recognize their triggers and better control their responses. Meditation is useful tool to use when stopping smoking and can be used in conjunction with hypnotherapy very effectively after hypnosis makes you quit smoking.

Meditation showed a reduction in the amount smoked after 6 months.

9. Exercise

Regular physical activity can not only distract from cravings but also release endorphins, which can improve mood and reduce withdrawal symptoms. In the stop smoking programme getting fitter and healthier is always encouraged verbally and hypnotically.

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10. Rewards and Incentives:

Rewarding oneself for each milestone achieved during the quitting process can provide positive reinforcement and motivation to continue on the path to becoming smoke-free. No rewards are required in the Stop Smoking programme. Stopping and being completely free of it is the reward.

11. Mobile Apps and Online Programs:

There are numerous smartphone apps and online programs designed to assist people in their quit smoking journey. These apps often offer tracking tools, tips, motivation, and reminders to stay on track.

Too apps and mobile applications to many variants to get accurate information after 6 months

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Choose hypnotherapy to quit smoking. It removes the urges and cravings. Quit smoking in one hour and be are free to have the healthier, wealthier and happier life you desire.


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