Quit Weed - Learn How to Quit Smoking Weed
Smoking Weed CAN be Addictive!
Everyone has an opinion about whether or not marijuana is addictive. People who smoke and are not addicted will argue that marijuana isn't addictive, because it isn't for them! Research has shown that marijuana addiction is a real problem for roughly 5% to 10% of users who try marijuana. This article provides 3 powerful tips on how to quit smoking pot when you are addicted, or need to quit. I smoked weed for close to 10 years and was addicted for 8 of them. Finally I had the courage to quit. Below are some tips that helped me along the way.
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Keep Busy while You Quit Weed
A common problem when you quit weed is that you have a lot more time on their hands. A lot of heavy smokers spend at least some of their day on relaxing after smoking. When you quit smoking pot, you will need to find something to do to replace the time that you spent being stoned.
When you are quitting, you may also decide that you don't want to do some of the activities that always lead to smoking. For example, if you always went out and had a beer, the smoked after work, you will want to find something to do during that time so that you don't go back to smoking marijuana to fill that time.
Believe it or not, one of the reasons people go back to smoking marijuana, is that they don't find anything better to do when they decided to quit!
Write a List of Reasons to Quit Smoking Pot
This may seem trivial, but by writing a list of reasons, you brain is far more committed to following what you have written in order to achieve your goal. The simple act of writing, can change how you think about yourself and your marijuana adddiction and cause you to follow through with your written goal.
You may wish to write a list of reasons for quitting, a reward that you will receive after 1 month of not smoking, or just a journal about how you feel right now. If you are not interested in writing, you can tell a close friend or spouse about your decision.
Because most people don't like to talk about their weed addiction, writing is the best way to keep yourself mentally on track.
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This is the story about how I quit smoking marijuana and the techniques I used to get me there. Through trial and error, I have discovered how to quit for good!
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