How does the monkey act when it is hooked on smoking?
When the smoking habit has been established over a longer period of time and thoroughly ingrained into the subconscious mind, when the act no longer requires the active presence of the brain, the smoke will clear and the mysticism will…
We don’t pick a new brand of cigarettes every time we go to the shop. Over time we start to hold the cigarette in our own unique way.
Doing anything enough many times makes it a habit, an automated subconscious process. Habits are a natural part of the human experience.
In the beginning of our driving careers, when we are learning how to drive, we find driving to be fun and exciting at the same time as being slightly awkward and quite a bit scary.
The monkey is not an actual physical monkey, it is a metaphorical symbol for our innate animal nature.