Smoking is like a clingy Ex

Smoking is like a clingy Ex

Smoking is like a clingy Ex that won’t stop bugging you

Smoking is like that clingy ex who just won’t go away – it may seem comforting at first, but it’s really not doing you any favours in the long run. Not only does it increase your risk of all kinds of health problems, from cancer to heart disease, but it can also drain your wallet and put a serious dent in your social life (who wants to be the one huddled outside in the rain, puffing away on a cigarette?).

But let’s be real – quitting smoking is easier said than […]

From Vape Addict to Smoke-Free: How Hypnosis Can Help You Kick the Habit”

From Vape Addict to Smoke-Free: How Hypnosis Can Help You Kick the Habit”

Vaping has become a popular trend among young people in recent years. Has vaping got you hooked?  Do you need to kick the habit or are you already a vaping addict?  It is a cheaper option, but is it safer?  Will vaping kill you in the same way as the nicotine in cigarettes does?  There is a reason you need a prescription to buy Vapes in Australia. Quitting cigarettes can be challenging, but vaping is not the right solution.

Hypnosis Replaces Nicotine Replacement Solutions

People use nicotine replacement therapies, such as gum or patches, to help them quit smoking and/or vaping, but […]

Hypnosis is for Dads who want to be around for the long Haul

Hypnosis is for Dads who want to be around for the long Haul

The lighter side of quitting smoking

As a Dad, you want to set a good example for your kids. You also want to be around for the long haul.  You want to teach your kids, right from wrong and how to make healthy choices and avoid harmful habits. One habit that you may be struggling with yourself is smoking. You know the risks of smoking and how it can impact your health and the health of those around you. But quitting is easier said than done.

If you’ve tried quitting smoking using medications, pills, or patches without success, you might want to […]

Vaping Got You Hooked? Hypnosis Can Help You Break Free!

Has Vaping got you hooked?  Vaping has become a popular trend among young people in recent years.  It was ‘sold’ as the easiest way to stop smoking cigarettes, but it is just another form of smoking.   BUT, you don’t really know what you are getting in that little capsule, do you?

EVALI – e-cigarette Vaping Associated Lung Illness

As with smoking, vaping can lead to a range of health problems, from respiratory issues to heart disease. eVALI is a ‘thing’ the newest and surest way to die from smoking.   Quitting vaping can be as easy as stopping smoking cigarettes, but you must […]

HYPNOSIS… What Is It Really?

We have all seen the Hypnotist’s shows on TV and on stage where the hypnotist picks random people from the crowd and appears to “make” them do all sorts of weird things. It is hilarious! and is meant to be. That is Stage Hypnosis – straight entertainment. However, there is a serious side to Hypnotherapy. In a Clinical Hypnotherapy session, the reality is very different…

At Transformations, we prefer to see our clients individually.  This is why:

Group sessions can and do work, but not usually for all participants.  There are many reasons for this.  No, it has nothing to do with […]

Why is hypnosis the best way to stop smoking

While there is no single “best” way to stop smoking, hypnosis is one approach that some people find helpful in quitting smoking. Here are some reasons why hypnosis may be effective in helping people quit smoking:

Addresses the root causes of smoking: Hypnosis can help identify and address the underlying psychological reasons for smoking, such as stress, anxiety, or low self-esteem. By addressing these underlying issues, hypnosis can help people break the cycle of smoking and reduce the likelihood of relapse.
Provides a new perspective: Hypnosis can help people view smoking in a different light, which can help change their attitudes and […]

Is Smoking Addictive?

Are you too physically addicted to cigarettes to free yourself from them?
Usually, you start smoking when you are young and at first you own smoking and you can quit anytime. However, bit by bit smoking starts to own you and eventually it does and many of us feel as if it is now an addiction. The tobacco companies and the perception of society reinforce this.
Most people have tried to quit smoking but have not succeeded, and this reinforces the perception of smoking being an addiction. It’s not just stopping smoking that’s important, but how you stop.
A Russian psychologist named Pavlov […]

Is Quitting Smoking your New Years Resolution?

Is Quitting Smoking your New Years Resolution?

The New Year can be an excellent time to get moving on your quit smoking goals. 

Great, You’ve decided 2023 is your year to quit; what next?  It’s time get prepared to meet your goals. Here are 6 tips to set you on your way to Quit smoking success.


 1.  Surround yourself with a support crew. 

This could be family, friends or workmates. These should be people who you can brief if you fall off the wagon so to speak. Part of your support crew plan should be them being briefed on what you’d like from them. You know […]

What are you missing out on this Christmas? – Guest post by Simone

What are you missing out on this Christmas? – Guest post by Simone

When you’re the only one left smoking – What are you missing out on?

With Christmas just around the corner, I’m thinking of my own personal memories of social gatherings and my loved ones. My grandfather was a smoker, and while I don’t remember exactly when he quit, I do remember he did quit for health reasons. I come from a large family and Christmas was a big event like it is for most people. Even in the early 90’s my family members who smoked did so away from the kids. But I do remember them not being as present. Rather […]

So you want quit smoking?

So you want quit smoking?

So you want to quit smoking? The good news is that you’re not alone. There are thousands of people every day who want to quit. But what will set you apart from everyone else? What will help you succeed? Success in quitting is all within your control and with the right support network and an understanding of why you smoke in the first place, you can absolutely be done with tobacco for good. Our Quit smoking Programme is based in South East Queensland, in the suburb of Capalaba. But if you are not nearby our online programme also works to […]