Personal Motivators

Personal Motivators

Earlier in this section we’ve covered how smoking affects your health, appearance and those around you and how quitting smoking now can provide you and those around you with a better quality of life and health. In addition to health reasons, there are many other kinds of motivators for quitting smoking. These personal motivators are different for everyone. A few examples of personal motivators are:

  • You will enjoy a better quality of life
  • You will live a longer life
  • Instead of going off by yourself to smoke or smoking with someone else, you will have more quality time to spend with your family and friends
  • You will set a positive example for your children
  • You won’t have to limit your nightlife to places that offer a smoking section
  • Your home, your car, your hair, breath and clothing will no longer smell like cigarette smoke
  • You will breathe more easily
  • You will be less likely to get sick
  • You will walk up a flight of stairs without having trouble breathing
  • You will look forward to going more places and you won’t be held back by the fact that you are not allowed to smoke
  • You won’t be ruled by cigarette cravings that attack any time of day or night
  • You will no longer need to stand outside in the rain or snow to smoke
  • You will have extra money to spend from the all the money you save from not buying cigarettes

What are your personal motivators? What are some reasons why you would like to quit? Discover your own reasons for quitting smoking by considering some questions to think about.

Personal Motivators for Quitting Smokeless Tobacco

Smokeless tobacco in all its forms is a dangerous habit with serious health risks. Just like smoking, there are many health reasons and benefits to quitting chew, dip and snuff. And there are reasons specific to you. Below are some examples of personal motivators for smokeless tobacco users:

  • You will no longer have sores or lesions in your mouth.
  • You will not continue to stain your teeth.
  • You will no longer get tobacco stains on your clothes.
  • You will save money.
  • You will not be controlled by nicotine cravings.
  • You will make someone that you care about happy.

What are your personal motivators? What are some reasons why you would like to quit? Discover your own reasons for quitting smoking by considering some questions to think about.

Smoking Fact

When you quit smoking, your risk of stroke decreases steadily. Former smokers have the same stroke risk as nonsmokers after 5 to 15 years.