CRRL Picks: Stub Out Your Smoking Habit
Annotation:"With great Quick Quit Tips throughout, 7 Steps to a Smoke-Free Life provides the guidance and support you need to cope with cravings, manage stress, keep off extra weight, avoid setbacks, and, above all, stick with it. Let the nation's leading authorities help you kick the habit comfortably, safely--and permanently."
Annotation:Shares inspirational stories and quotes by women who have successfully battled nicotine addiction while offering guidelines on how to address the specific challenges faced by women smokers seeking to quit.
Annotation:"Allen Carr’s innovative Easyway method—which he discovered after his own 100-cigarette-a-day habit nearly drove him to despair—has helped millions kick smoking without feeling anxious and deprived. That’s because he helps smokers discover the psychological reasons behind their dependency, explains in detail how to handle the withdrawal symptoms, shows them how to avoid situations when temptation might become too strong, and enables them to stay smoke-free."
Annotation:"How many times have you nagged them? Sometimes you pleaded. And you've even tried bribing. It seems nothing has helped your loved one quit smoking. In this first of its kind how-to book for non-smokers, Barbara White Melin reveals the powerful dynamics of nicotine addiction and presents effective strategies for assisting a loved one who is trying to quit. Drawing on the latest medical and psychological research, Melin examines new evidence about nicotine's effect on stress as well as the link between smoking and depression."
Annotation:"...presents the top ten quitting techniques, explaining what each method is, how it works, how you can best use it, what its risks and drawbacks are, and how effective it is compared with other techniques. Never Smoke Again can be your first step toward a healthy, cigarette-free life."
Annotation:"Pinpoint the psychological factors behind your habit, as well as alternative ways to handle them; use exercise, stress management, and a prudent diet to reduce your desire to smoke, and much more."
Annotation:"Through the simple conditioning system revealed in the book and on the accompanying hypnosis CD, Paul McKenna retrains your mind and body so that you no longer crave cigarettes. Stress-busting exercises, visualizations, helpful questions and answers, and a handful of easy-to-follow rules get to the root of cigarette addiction."
Annotation:"Hanson Hoffman rationalized her smoking for 27 years, then she finally accepted the fact that she was powerless over cigarettes. Using her own story, the Twelve Steps and techniques she has developed as a practicing psychologist, Hoffman will help you find the strength to finally let go of smoking."
Annotation:"Why are you still smoking, even though you want to quit? Based on twenty years of research and hands-on work with countless smokers in his clinics at Columbia University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Daniel F. Seidman understands that people smoke -- and quit -- for different reasons and what works for one smoker might not work for another."
Annotation:"The emotional and physical triggers that cause us to light up don't miraculously disappear when we decide to quit smoking. Indeed, when the nicotine patch isn't fooling you anymore and when you've chewed more gum than you can bear to recount, here are true stories from the front lines of the battle to counter inevitable cravings and avoid other smokers."
Annotation:"Humorous and informative, "While You Quit" asks you to take a series of small, intentional steps toward vascular health. Armed with a state-of-the-art perspective on vascular biology, you follow Peter, an overweight, cigarette-addicted patient, as he takes these small strides. You will see clearly how each improvement directly impacts his vital statistics - just as they will for you, even if quitting isn't on your road map yet."