Why do people do things that they know are harmful? The next time you go to the grocery store and see an elderly man pulling an oxygen bottle behind him with the tubes going into his nostrils at the same time he is smoking a cigarette, stop and think. Why is he doing something that he knows is the cause of his inability to breathe well? It doesn’t make sense, does it? That very man would probably advise others not to smoke while at the same time be unable to correct his own problem.
“Kicking the Habit” is no easy task, at least that is what I’ve been told from several people who have tried. It seems like a very hard battle; a circle of trying to quit, starting back up, and then quitting again. However, I have also heard success stories of people who decided to quit and did just that. So I figured after last week’s blog about the dangers of smoking, I should also give you some information on how to stop smoking.
The following information was taken from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Web site.
Smoking is one of those habits I have a really hard time tolerating. It’s not that I don’t like people who smoke; it’s just that I really have a strong dislike for smoking itself. Maybe some of the problem is that I have never understood the reasoning behind smoking. How do people that smoke justify […]