Identify high risk situations and plan for them. Be prepared for highly emotional situations, develop good stress management tools and practice good coping tools for triggers. Think about how you deal with your feelings now, and what improvements you could make. Overall stress management is a day-to-day practice. Give yourself at least half an hour a day to sit, breathe, meditate, daydream, or listen to music. Reward your mind and body each day for choosing a healthier lifestyle.
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- What's the difference between a slip and a relapse?
- If I keep slipping, where can I get more help?
- Should I stop my quit med if I slip and smoke a cigarette?
- If I relapse, will quitting be even harder next time?
- If I tried a quit-med and relapsed, should I try it again?
- What are the best defenses against relapse?
- How can I prevent a slip next time?
- Do I always need to guard against relapse?
- Should I change my quit date and start over if I slip?