I consider that I am a person with much force of will, but in relation to the tobacco it seems that I do not have any. I smoke about two packages of cigarettes to the day and I have already tried to leave it several times. Nevertheless, the addiction is stronger than I, since I have not been able to hold beyond one week. Time and time again I have fallen. There is some effective form to leave this bad habit? Carmen – Lugo – Dear Spain Carmen: Surely you will know that your problem is quite frequent and that there is no a unique solution, nor simple, far from it infallible. Made the explanation, we will comment some ideas to you that perhaps can ayudarte. First of all, it is important that you know clearly that the main obstacle at the time of stopping smoking is psychological abstinence, and not physical it. Physical abstinence, in fact, has a very slight intensity in comparison with other addictive substances and of a duration that the week does not surpass.
Then, what function fulfills the fact to smoke? Surely this will be different for each person, but, in our opinion, are three questions that, in the majority of the cases, go united to the cigarette. For this reason, it is fundamental that you discover which of them have more weight for you. First she is that the cigarette often facilitates to include itself in certain social situations, gives a property sense or transmits an image that we suppose desirable. The second question is that to smoke aid to tolerate better some idlings. Is complaint enough frequent between those who leave the habit to smoke, that is many the moments at which they do not know what to do, exceeds a time to them that inconveniences to them. The third way in which usually it is used the cigarette is for ” to calm ansiedad”. Bond to clarify that, in itself, the nicotine is not ansioltica, rather quite the opposite. To smoke calm in the same way the anxiety in which it makes any repetitive conduct like eating or cleaning. The Equipment of PsicoAyuda blicas/original Author and source of the article.