The impact on others when you smoke may not seem so obvious on a day to day basis, however, smoking has an equally harmful effect on those around you. Second hand smoking is one of the more commonly known effects of social smoking. Second hand smoke is dangerous to anyone who breathes it in, and can often stay in the air for several hours, long after the smoker has been there. Over time, second hand smoke has been associated with the same impact on others that smokers may experience including lung cancer and respiratory problems and can impact not only your family, but also your coworkers and neighbours. Most people are not aware that the nicotine in e-cigarettes can be, and is, absorbed through the skin of those around you. Scientists are now linking e-cigarettes to all the same illnesses as smoking cigarettes, but in younger patients. Do not smoke e-cigarettes around babies and children.
The Impact On Your Family And Coworkers
Aside from the health effects that can have an impact on your family, smoking also has severe financial repercussions, still ‘how to get someone to stop smoking’ remains a puzzle for many. Tobacco in Australia is a multi-million dollar industry and at current prices, if you smoke one pack of cigarettes a day for ten years, you will have spent almost $100,000. Imagine what you could spend $100,000 on!
Did you know,when you quit smoking and notify your personal insurance or Super Fund insurance Company, your premiums will be reduced by approximately 35%, 3 months after you have successfully quit smoking!?
The impact on others of smoking covers both domestic and commercial spheres. Even if you are not smoking at work, your coworkers and colleagues can still be impacted by your behaviour. Smoking can decrease productivity, while smokers are more likely to have health complication which may result in more time off compared to that of a non-smoking colleague.
How to Help Someone Quit Smoking
Are you close to a loved one who leaves you struggling everyday with the question ‘how to get someone to stop smoking’? Trying to help someone who has given up on quitting can be a trying, frustrating and upsetting time. Maybe they’ve lost hope in ever finding a solution that will work. Well, it’s time to reach out to them and suggest something new. Quit smoking hypnotherapy may appear an out-of-the-box solution. However, with a 95.6% quitting rate, it effectively delivers results.
If you want to reduce the impact on others that smoking has while minimising the economical and health implications associated with smoking, download the quit smoking pack on our website, get in contact with us, or call us on 1300 64 53 54 today.