Week 2 Stop Smoking Lessons
Congratulations on navigating an entire week of life's times, activities and emotions without once introducing nicotine into your bloodstream - fantastic! Welcome to Week Two of recovery.
If only now discovering this guide, at a minimum, we've put together 90 minutes of videos that will enhance the likelihood that this recovery will be your last ever. Basic quitting tips aside, they'll help you understand and appreciate the tremendous health benefit of these past seven days.
Week Two Videos
Possible changes in caffeine tolerance: 05:10
Does smoking cause my headaches? 08:39
Money wasted on cigarettes: 06:03
Quitting may lead to other self-improvements: 03:06
"I want one!" 05:33
Dreams of smoking: 06:28
Getting colds and flus after quitting: 09:51
Watching others smoke: 09:32
Why many people cough more after quitting: 06:37
The importance of quitting for yourself: 03:58
Supplemental Week Two Reading
The Smokers Vow
The Law of Addiction
"So I Can't Run Marathons - I Never Wanted to Anyway!"
The Real Cigarette Induced "Roller Coaster" Ride
Daily Quitting Lesson Guide
Joel Spitzer has provided smoking cessation and prevention services since 1972, first as a volunteer speaker and then a member of the professional staff of the American Cancer Society. Later he served as smoking programs coordinator for the Rush North Shore Medical Center's Good Health Program, and then as a consultant for the Skokie Illinois Health Department and the Evanston Department of Health and Human Services, providing state funded smoking cessation clinics and seminars for the two Chicago suburban communities. Here at WhyQuit, Joel has served as education director since June 2000.