Ready, set, quit! Oh, if it were only that easy.Every year on the third Thursday in November, this year falling on the 16th, the American Cancer Society sponsors The Great American Smoke Out as a way to get people committed to living a tobacco free life.When the event first began in the early 1970’s, the message to smokers was to use a specific date to commit to quitting cold turkey.Since then, research has shown that a smoking addiction is an extremely tough one to break and... continue reading
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I know, smoking is not healthy and also in this time it´s not so cool - and I agree. BUT... Some Indonesian, Haji Jamhari, discovered how to make cigarettes tasty and in 19th century he started to make "kretek" cigarettes which are loved by almost all of Indonesians (and many, many Europeans :) ).Kretek cigarettes are made from tobacco and cloves and in the past were made for people with asthma. That smell is really nice. These rokok cengkeh are stronger than normal cigarettes and cheaper. And... continue reading
Here are a few facts about smoking that can really make you think again before smoking another cigar:- israeli researchers discovered that besides lungs and cardiac problems the smoking can give, smoking also reduces IQ. The tests showed that people that smoke one cigarette pack per day has the IQ lower with 8 points that one who dosen't smoke.- smoking women have 25% more chances of cardiac problems than men.- When someone smokes, it inhales almost 4000 substances (80 of them are cancer... continue reading
I created a few images on quitting smoking and other addictions such as creditearlier this year and have also searched the Dreamstime data base.Another problemarea isgambling especially onlineI can imagine readers of this blog saying to themselves I am not addicted to anything ........ but I have an admission to make........ I am addicted to photography. The Proofis the purchase of books devoted only to photography for my Christmas present. Titles include...........complete guide... continue reading
HiToday I'm really happy beacuse I've selled my second picture... I took this picture because I celebrated my seven months whitout smoken. I hope this image will help many people to stop smoking...In these days DT staff has approved another 3 picture:Bye continue reading
Today I'm very happy because are seven months that I don't smoke...The first weeks were terrible, but every day I saw the difference and I felt better...Now I feel very good, I can live whitout smoke and I can expend my money in photo lens :D :DDT present in this day are 2 approvals of cigarettes butt.... continue reading
While i was bored during my vacation i decided to clean up an old shed in a hope to find something interesting. And i did! What i found was one weird but very cool ashtray that i have never seen before with my own eye nor in TV or somewhre else. There were bones everywhere. And then the bulb went up - a perfect ashtray to use in adverts saying that smoking kills.I blew off the dust and placed it onto a sommerhouse table outside the house. And let my dad (as i am not a smoker) to use it as a real... continue reading
My Week Of GloryTo any confirmed smoker, the thought of stopping the dependency of nicotine scares them to half to death. "Will I ever be the same again?" It is as if the poor smoker fears quitting like losing a limb. I was the same as I would regularly confess my love for the precious weed.For the last few years I have been telling myself "I need to quit," and being told the same thing by friends and family. The only question in my mind was choosing the right time. A time that I envisioned... continue reading
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