Indonesia is one of the world’s tobacco supply countries and has been exported to many countries.
In addition, one of the largest state revenues comes from tobacco. The climate and weather conditions that are fertile and suitable for cultivation of tobacco are what make our homeland one of the countries with the most active cigarette consumers in the world, especially men.
However, it is sad that many young Indonesians have tried to taste cigarette smoke or even at a young age they are already addicted to cigarettes. Starting from child Elementary school to high school children, be it young men or women, they often start touching and enjoying these dangerous items.
Even though we and all of you certainly understand very well how the dangers and detrimental effects of smoking activities are carried out. In addition, smoking can lead to dependence on the perpetrator. This condition will be seen in smokers who do not get a cigarette once or twice, they will feel something different in their body like a person who is drunk. As a result, it is predictable that people who are motivated to quit smoking will eventually be tempted to return to smoking and inhale secondhand smoke.
If you don’t believe it, ask yourself, how many times have you promised yourself to quit smoking starting tomorrow? Usually when we make a promise with ourselves to stop the bad habit of smoking by considering all the threats of disease, but not long after, we unconsciously light a match and burn the tip of the cigarette so that what we do is smoke again. So what is wrong with you?
Please note, to clarify and avoid misconceptions quitting smoking must first come from your own initiative. It is not a must, but make it clear in yourself that quitting smoking is a personal choice that will lead you to a more comfortable, lighter and healthier life. Convince yourself that this is the choice of your life and no one will be able to influence you to go back to smoking. Because basically, when you find it difficult to stop smoking, then you unconsciously feel dependent on these cigarettes.
Smoking is addictive. Experts agree that the decision to quit smoking is made when the smoker himself feels a strong desire and the smoker’s intention to change and end his current lifestyle.
Usually this decision will be made easily when the smoker feels threatened by the smoking habit for himself and other people around him, and when he believes that by staying away from nicotine, he can actually enjoy life and when the smoker feels confident that he can overcome the changes after deciding to quit smoking. Simply put, the intention to stop is in our minds and must be carried out quickly. In addition, consistency in this matter is the key to a person’s success in quitting smoking.
Now, to find out what the right steps are in stopping the smoking habit in order to prevent the body from various health threats and diseases exhalation system? Let’s take a look below.
Determine to Quit Smoking
To stop smoking, an intention is certainly the basis for this wish to be realized. Try to make up your determination and intentions in your heart to achieve success in quitting smoking.
For those who are already addicted to smoking, this may feel difficult and heavy, but if the foundation of intention and determination is strong, then maybe the desire to quit smoking will be realized.
In the early stages, you may find it difficult and feel as though you are in torment with this condition, but do it slowly starting from reducing bar by stem until finally the desire to stop smoking can soon manifest itself slowly.
Not only that, you will also need support from your closest people such as friends and family to help control you when the temptation to taste cigarettes returns.
In most cases, people who smoke are more likely to express their reasons for being stressed or tired of their current activities. Cigarettes are used as a stress reliever and experienced stress reliever.
So, for that, one of the ways that can be done in this case is to immediately avoid the stress that will make you tempted to touch this item again. There are many ways you can do to relieve stress, not just take it out on cigarettes.
Some activities that would be fun to do to relieve stress include relaxing, interacting with friends or even confusing problems with someone you trust.
Looking for Positive Busyness
One of the things that makes someone touch cigarettes is because they don’t have any activities to do or in other words they feel lonely. This usually occurs when resting or when no one is close to the crook.
So, that’s why try to find other positive activities that can help you reduce your smoking habit. Some positive activities that can be done include exercising, jogging, walking and so on. Besides being useful for filling spare time, exercising is certainly a healthy solution for a fresher life.
Apply a Healthy Lifestyle
It’s hard to convey and campaign for the dangers of smoking in someone who is so addicted to this one item. Even the dangers that are conveyed and written on the cigarette pack are clearly written on it. However, still smokers seem to close their eyes and ears to ignore this appeal.
So for that, for those of you who currently have a big belief in quitting smoking and are still looking for the right reasons why you should quit immediately. So try to consider how your life 3-4 years in the future.
You may not feel the impact of cigarette smoke today, tomorrow or the day after. However, these conditions will accumulate and accumulate in the long run so that the impact will only be felt a few years later.
For this reason, try to adopt a healthy lifestyle, such as consuming healthy foods, namely vegetables and fruit, exercising regularly and avoiding bad habits that will damage your health such as smoking, consuming junk food and many more.
Health care is an important thing, especially recognizing very well how the dangers of smoking will damage your health.
Those are some things you can do to stop smoking that can have a big impact on health, especially lung health.