Month: 4 years

Amy, who advises "mums to be need me-time"

Amy’s story: I wasn’t ready to give up

“I’d been a smoker for 18 years but I knew I had to give up. I knew smoking was bad for you. So it couldn’t be good for a baby…

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Hilary, who tells her story of quitting smoking

Hilary’s story: The best thing you’ll ever do for yourself

"My dad died from lung cancer, aged just 65. I’d been smoking 20-25 a day all my adult life. I thought if I wanted to be in with a chance…

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Ginny, who advises to "find something that motivates you"

Ginny’s story: Never give up giving up

"I lost count of the number of times I tried to quit over the years. But you learn something each time you try. I got there in the end. And…

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Danielle, who goes to SmokeFree Liverpool

Danielle’s Advice: The secret to stopping

“I go to SmokeFree Liverpool. It’s for anyone who wants to stop. It’s about having the motivation and support to stop before your health gets worse. There’s always someone there…

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Amy, who advises "mums to be need me-time"

Amy’s advice: Mums-to-be need Me-time

“Me-time is the perfect way to get healthy for their new baby. We’ve got everything mums-to-be need to quit the ciggies, including free nicotine replacement therapy.”

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Hilary, who advises "get patches, gum and more"

Hilary’s advice: Get patches, gum and more

"You're four times more likely to quit successfully with the support of SmokeFree Liverpool. We've got the full range of options to help you quit the ciggies. And we're a…

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Ginny, who advises to "find something that motivates you"

Ginny’s advice: Find something that motivates you

"Give yourself a reward. Say you want a new pair of shoes. Focus on that and start putting the money away."

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1. Have cash to splash

Quitting can save £250 a month – £3,000 a year. Write a list of things you’d rather do with your money.

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2. Younger-looking you

Quitting has been found to slow the ageing process and delay the appearance of wrinkles.

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3. Smell heavenly

Your fave perfume won’t have to fight the ciggy smells plus your own sense of smell will improve.

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