Tobacco and nicotine users have always been treated differently from those who don’t share their habit. If you’ve ever had to explain the bulge in your lip to a stranger or defend the use of your spit can at work, you know all too well the scrutiny that can accompany your nicotine addiction.
The Law of Ability: Make It Easy & It Will Come
If you subscribe to the “Go Big or Go Home” mantra, we’re going to have to ask you to leave that one on the court or field. When it comes to changing your behavior, “Go Big or Go Home” is actuall...
Before starting your journey to get rid of your nicotine addiction, you have to plan the route to get there. In a previous post, we asked you to brainstorm all kinds of different behaviors that could help you wean yourself off of nicotine over time. If you haven’t done that yet, read part one of How To Set Yourself Up For Success before continuing on here.
How hard is it to quit nicotine? The truth is that you can’t quit anything overnight and quitting nicotine is mentally and physically hard. But, the first step -- the one that leads to quitting nicotine completely once and for all -- you can complete by the time you finish reading this article: make the damn decision.
Like most things in life, quitting nicotine and tobacco seems like a very daunting task. Once you take the time to learn from people who’ve done it before you, the unknowns become less scary and the end goal looks more attainable. Replace your fears with facts, and you’ll have all the tools you need to face this nicotine monster head on. Using Grinds as a chewing tobacco alternative will help you start your journey.
The goal of this article is to help you understand what will happen when you quit so you can be aware of the common experiences, mentally and physically, and ultimately overcome them and reach your goal: a tobacco-free, nicotine-free, stress-free healthier life!
Today, and for most of this series, we’re going to focus on why you dip, not why you shouldn’t. You know why you shouldn’t; we don’t have to tell you. But one of the most important things to remember as you start this journey is that you change best by feeling good.
We reached out to a long-time Grinds user, Leif, to give you insight on what it’s like to quit and how Grinds has helped him overcome his life-long addiction!
Welcome to our "Quit Dip" Blog! We are here to help you on your journey toward a nicotine-free, tobacco-free lifestyle. Let's begin!