Five self-help tips to quit smoking

If you’re a smoker wanting to give up, you don’t need to be told that it’s going to be tough – you probably already know that. But quitting could be the best thing you ever do, helping to improve your health and wellbeing – and putting the habit behind you for good. So, where do you start? What do you do when you get cravings? Who can support you? All questions you’re likely to have swirling around your head. Here are some tips to help set you on the path to a smoke-free life. Don’t be … [Read more...]

Should you allow your staff to vape or use e-cigs at work?

Entrepreneur Dilemmas - Should You Provide a Place for People to Vape Outside Your Workplace? Should you allow your staff to vape or use e-cigs at work? This is just as big of a question as whether or not to allow people to smoke outside of the office building today. Unfortunately, this is all a bit of a hazy issue for most employers and employees today. Those who don't want to allow smoking outside of their business aren't sure about whether to allow employees to turn on their … [Read more...]

5 Excellent Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting smoking for good isn't easy, but with the five excellent tips below, you'll be able to kick your habit and get on the path towards health. Have a Solid Reason to Quit Saying that you want to quit smoking because you know it's bad for your health may not be a good enough reason to motivate yourself to stick with your goal. Instead, you need to come up with a personal and powerful reason to kick the habit, whether you want to protect your kids from harmful secondhand smoke, … [Read more...]

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) Jan 19/25

National Non-Smoking Week (NNSW) has been observed for more than 30 years. It is one of the longest running and most important events in Canada’s ongoing public health education efforts. Established in 1977 by the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control (CCTC), its goals are: to educate Canadians about the dangers of smoking; to prevent people who do not smoke from beginning to smoke and becoming addicted to tobacco; to help people quit smoking; to promote the right of individuals to … [Read more...]

Addiction and Heart Disease – WOMEN in RECOVERY

Addiction ruins lives and destroys bodies. You can stop the progression of both; the addiction and heart disease. What is Heart Disease? Addiction and Heart Disease The term ‘heart disease’ encompasses a wide variety of abnormalities that affect the functioning of the heart. For example, the dysfunction may be in the heart muscle, valves, electric system of the heart or the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Heart muscle problems can develop when a heart has been … [Read more...]

10 great Q&A sites for troubled teens

It isn’t always easy for teenagers to get help, no matter how desperately they need it. Even when they know where to turn to find the answers, asking the questions that get them there can be a challenge. Fortunately, the Internet offers some terrific resources for teens who are searching for advice. We’ve put together a list of 10 great Q&A sites for troubled teens: TeenCentral.net – Users can check out podcasts and SchoolTube videos, get advice on dealing with bullying and … [Read more...]

Truth or Dare: Are you an Addict in Denial? – WOMEN in RECOVERY

    Truth or Dare! Let's begin with the Big Question: Are you an Addict in Denial?       Denial and Addiction: Becoming Aware of the Inner Voice that Leads to Self-Destruction Anyone who has been around 12-Step programs for any length of time has inevitably heard the old saying “Denial is more than a river in Egypt.” Indeed, when it comes to addictive behaviors of any sort, denial is definitely a whole lot more than a slogan. It is often the underlying dynamic that … [Read more...]

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