How nicotine hijacks your brain when you smoke: The first step is understanding how nicotine changes the structure of your brain and hijacks your survival instinct by flooding your brain with dopamine.
Increase your motivation to quit smoking: Next, you need to have good reasons to become smoke-free. Nobody wants to give up something they enjoy but to be successful, everyone needs to find their reason to be smoke-free. Listen to this video to learn how to resolve your ambivalence and increase your motivation to become smoke-free.
Finding what works for you to stop smoking and become smoke-free: Every method will work for some smokers, NO method works for every smoker. Use the toolbox approach to develop different tools for different ways you are connected to your cigarettes.
Creating an effective cessation plan to become smoke-free: Smokers don't plan to fail but fail to plan. Learn how to create a successful plan to become smoke-free.
Create a Smoking Corner and Smoke by the Clock: The techniques of having a smoking corner and smoking by the clock, or "scheduled smoking", will teach you how to "break your habit" before you quit smoking.
Changing the way you think about smoking: Five steps to changing the way you think about smoking and to stop romancing that relationship.
How to stop smoking and stay smoke-free forever: Understand the short and long term reasons for relapsing and how to stay quit forever.
Reasons for weight gain after quitting smoking: Learn the eight reasons why smokers gain weight when they quit smoking.
Secondhand smoke and sidestream smoke: The truth about secondhand smoke and the real problem of sidestream smoke.
Video from 2013 Coachellafest with e-cigarette giveaway. Click the start Prezi and when the screen turns black, click again for the video to start.
This is a great "whiteboard" presentation by DocMikeEvans which explains the process of quitting. My book, "How To Win at Quitting Smoking" follows a very similar outline as to what is presented here.
The following video is from the Cancer Support Community. VJ was fortunate to have access to Gilda's Club, part of the cancer support community, for emotional support during her second journey with cancer. VJ was asked to participate in this video to help others understand the challenges faced by those with cancer.
This segment for the show, "Every Way Woman" was how getting breast cancer at age 32 years old, led VJ to help others become smoke-free and add meaning to her life. VJ is passionate about helping others become smoke-free.
John Oliver's excellent take-down of the Tobacco Companies from
February 15, 2015. Introducing Jeff the diseased lung.
Death is the West is a BBC documentary about Marlboro Cigarettes. It is the first time on tape that tobacco executives admit that cigarettes contain harmful chemicals.