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You Can Stop Smoking Easily in One Session*

Why Stay Trapped When The Door Is Open?

(based on the article by Mark Tyrrell of Uncommon Knowledge Ltd.,

It used to take weeks to sail from the US to England; now we can get there in a few hours. Times do move on. No matter how long you think it could or should take to stop smoking, if you have the opportunity to do it here and now, why wait?

When a smoker has fallen into the trap of believing that freedom achieving from smoking must be gradual, consider this simple truth:

Get out while you can.

If you were stuck in a prison cell and someone came over and said you can leave now, would you insist on leaving over a period of the next 2 weeks?

Worse, what if you were on death row? If your execution date was set for next week, you wouldn't think twice about getting out as fast as you could, would you?

Research Shows Abrupt Smoking Cessation Is More Effective*

The fact is, when we know what we are doing, we needn't – shouldn't – waste time. The clock is ticking, and 4,000 malicious, toxic chemicals are corrupting your body and spirit.

The escape needs to happen now. And research confirms it. Stopping smoking abruptly is more likely to lead to lasting abstinence than cutting down first, even for smokers who initially prefer to stop by gradual reduction.

It can only do more damage to wait in a house that, after all, may already be on fire.

If cigarettes could talk...

Just like a famous movie cowboy said: "It's a hell of a thing, killing a man. You take away everything he's got and everything he's ever gonna have."

So said Clint Eastwood's character William Munny in the 1992 Western The Unforgiven. If cigarettes could speak, they might say something similar.

Of course, it's not just men. The rate of smoking in women is rising, and showing no signs of slowing down. All in all, one billion people are set to lose everything they've got and everything they were ever going to have because they fell into and didn't get out of the trap of smoking.

Don't linger! If you're ever to escape this trap – a trap that threatens to take everything you have – get out now. Get out while the door is ajar, and never look back. This is the message I want to impart to all smokers.

When Should I Push The Button

It's actually more natural to STOP ABRUPTLY than over time.

But don't do it cold-turkey because it could create huge subconscious resistance which could act as time bomb. Make sure that your unconscious mind is on board with your decision. This is where hypnotherapy shines.

Now, what does it really mean to stop abruptly? Is it really a specific point in time, if you think about it? Maybe over several years you started to doubt the relationship with cigarettes, started to question whether smoking really is for you. There were times when you've wanted to leave the relationship, to quit and walk away from it. And there were times when you felt like a slave.

So in a way you have already on one level decided to leave smoking, and that may have been quite a lot of unconscious preparation you've been doing.

This hypnotic session is sort of tipping point at which it can actually happen in the moment.

Act upon a decision already made. Book the hypnosis session.

If you want to draw it out, in a way it's like the person who's stuck in a relationship with someone who's agreed to separate, but keeps telling them, "Okay, not yet. We will separate, but I can't move out at the moment."

Actually, when the decision has been made, we really don't need any more excuses. You’ve already decided to leave, and all the session does is installs in deeper into subconscious and makes you feel easier about it.

Once the prison door is open, there's no point in just sitting there, especially if the executioner may still be wandering around.

“I’ll wait just a minute longer.”

"I'll just have one cigarette. One cigarette won't hurt. One cigarette won't kill me. Or just one more pack. Just a few more days.”

It’s an illusion. Beware of the tipping point, because the prison door might close after this one moment and this illusion may cost you a very dear price.

The Straw That Broke The Camel's Back

This is a well-worn metaphor and many people are familiar with it already. The fact is when you smoke a cigarette, unless it's your very first cigarette, you never just smoke one. That's also an illusion.

If you think about it logically, there's always a tipping point. If somebody does fall into irreparable damage from their smoking, it will be one cigarette that tips them over that edge.