Quit Smoking is a Series of Small Decision

In today’s world the term “instant gratification” is often used”. At Quit Smoking in 60 Minutes we subscribe to this thinking. People want to quit smoking and they want to quit now!! Many people do not believe that you can quit smoking cigarettes in 60 minutes but the reality is that the unconscious mind can accept suggestions and act on them extremely quickly.
For hypnosis to be successful in quitting smoking you have to want to quit. You have to be at the point where you have had enough. Quite often this decision is a result of a series of small […]

False Expectations Appearing Real

I’m doing a walk on the top of the highest building on the Gold Coast in Australia. I’m attached to the building by a strap and harness that can lift 2.5 tonnes; I know this because I read the label on the harness. My guide now says go to the edge hold onto the strap and lean back outward from the building. I am immediately assaulted by fear, s..t what happens if I fall? Logically this is impossible but I have fallen into the trap of fear. Playing out what could happen if I fall. I reassess and think that […]

Smoking Helps You to Survive

At Quit Smoking in 60 Minutes in Capalaba I have been researching some of the benefits of smoking. Most people will say that there are no benefits to smoking cigarettes, however you do nothing if you do not get a benefit, hence you do get benefits.

From the age of 12 to about 25 the urge to fit in and be accepted can and will override the consequences of our actions. It is my experience that the urge to fit in will override consequences until we die. The urge to fit in and be accepted is translated by the brain as […]

The Cost of Smoking

At Quit Smoking in 60 Minutes I ask my clients when they come in for quit smoking what it costs them. This is not just from the health view but how much money it actually costs to smoke cigarettes. Most people cannot tell me. Why is this? I think it is for two reasons;
1. The cost to smoke is not seen in a lump sum. Payment is packet by packet and so the total cost is not seen.
2. People don’t want to acknowledge the cost.
The actual cost of cigarettes makes more impact in first world countries as taxation has made […]