We need to choose a time period that feels reasonable to us and we will profit greatly from experimentation. We don’t want to end up torturing the monkey into quitting smoking, we might as well opt for the cold turkey method if we wanted torture.
When we wake up in the morning, it takes some time before we light up our first cigarette.
There is a reason people don’t dance at funerals and that is not because dancing causes cancer, it is because dance is an expression of happiness and therefore people don’t dance at funerals.
Hunger is a chemical reaction that once interpreted by the brain points us to the need for nourishment.
We need to set ourselves free from our guilt, shame, fear, sadness, stress and other emotion that is uncomfortable to feel and the only way to accomplish that is to move through the emotion and not around it.
Smoking a cigarette is a guilty pleasure, it becomes especially guilty and oh so pleasurable when for one reason or another we are not allowed to smoke, such as during meetings or flying in airplanes.