With thyself lies the calm within

Blog Post created by crazymama_Lori on Jan 2, 2017

Second day of the new year, welcome to the first chapter of your new year. You have 364 blank pages to write on, what will your entries be? You see, we all have control over our lives, over our actions. We can choose to be victims and surcumb to our old habits, our self-destructive ways or we can choose to be proactive and do something about it and then stick with it.


My biggest trigger and still is actually is anger/frustration. It took me months to get the hang of stepping away from the situation/person that was frustrating me, regroup, take a few deep breaths, and then return to what I was doing. Now, let us put that into perspective of our smoking habits. Isn't that what we did every time we lit up? Weren't we just simply removing ourselves from the situation? The only difference is that now that we've quit smoking, we've used other tools to calm ourselves.


As most of you know, I'm always on the search for more information to share and different philosophies and theories concerning smoking. I found this article interesting:


I can attest that I am calmer now. Life stresses just roll off my back now. I've learned throughout this year that sometimes I just can't change the world to my liking. Like the saying goes here take what you need and leave the rest. Remember that you are not alone in this fight. We are all here to help you along the way. Whether you are only quit for a week, a month, a year, we all hold each other hands and have each others back. Together, my friends, we are doing this!!!!!!!!!