Taking part in Stoptober this year? Congratulations! You have now made it to 28 days smokefree and are officially 5 times more likely to quit for good. When you stop smoking, good things start to happen – you will begin to see almost immediate improvements to your health, but have you ever wondered what reallyRead More About How stopping smoking for just 28 days can improve your...
From Sober October to Stoptober, millions of people around the nation will be attempting to give up one of their vices next month for at least 28 days to reap the benefits of going smoke or alcohol free. With October looming, we’re sure self-doubt has started to kick in and you’re starting to wonder ifRead More About How you can have success this Stoptober
With Stoptober just under a month away, many of us will have quitting smoking for the 28-day challenge on our minds. Typically when people quit smoking, they will use stop smoking treatments (NRT) to help curb those pesky cravings and reduce withdrawal symptoms. If you’ve not had much success with quitting before (did you knowRead More About Which form of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is best for...
It’s a common misconception that smoking is an instant stress-reliver, which is likely why so many of us turn to tobacco to cope when stress hits. However, research continues to show that smoking *actually* increases anxiety and tension. How, you ask? Well, this is because nicotine creates an immediate feeling of relaxation which is whatRead More About Stress and Smoking
The 22nd March sees the start of Ramadan, a time when Muslims across the globe will remember the month the Qur’an, the Muslim holy book, was first revealed to the Prophet Muhammad. Throughout the month of Ramadan, Muslims will fast, won’t eat or drink, during the hours of daylight and most will try give upRead More About Ramadan Mubarak
Replace shisha with Isha this Ramadan. It’s a common misconception that shisha is ‘better’ for you than smoking tobacco, however did you know that just 1 shisha session (*which lasts typically 20-80 minutes) is the same amount of carbon monoxide as smoking over 100 cigarettes? Just like regular cigarette smoking, these toxins from tobacco-based shishaRead More About Stopping Smoking at Ramadan
There was a time where smoking in TV and films was on the decrease, where the amount of hours showing a smoking related scene decreased by almost 7 hours between the years of 1950 and 1982. However, it is once again on the rise, with the amount of times tobacco is used within PG 13Read More About Smoking in Film and TV
The UK High Street’s current biggest threat are shops selling illegal vapes to children. It was recently found that there is a concern about the brightly colored pens ending up in the hands of 12 and 13 year old children, as hundreds of thousands of illegal vapes were seized. 60% of Trading Standard officers saidRead More About The Illegal Vaping Crisis
2020 was a year like no other, and many of us will have been stressed about the situation, stressed about work, finance, home schooling, loved ones, our health the list goes on. With restrictions slowly starting to ease, it’s the right time to stop and think about doing something about our stress levels, and now,Read More About Learn to Manage your stress – Stress Awareness Month 2021