I had terrible anxiety, especially during the last few years of my life. Everyday I had an anxiety attack, but I didn't know why. Later on I found out one of the main causes was from nicotine withdrawal. Since I was a smoker, it all made sense. Smoking was causing my stress! I had it all backwards. Everyone has it all backwards, but they don't want to believe it or admit it.
Everyone thinks that cigarettes relieve stress. That is completely the opposite of what is actually going on. They cause stress. When you're going through withdrawal, you crave a cigarette, and you get stressed-out if you can't have one. When you finally smoke, your stress goes away and you feel better, right?
When I quit permanently, my anxiety just fizzled away. It was bad for the first couple weeks, until I was over the physical symptoms, but once I was over that, it all vanished. Then I'd get one maybe once or twice a month. Compare that to one every single day and that is a huge improvement.
It didn't even matter if the situation was stressful or not, I'd still get an attack. There could be one person standing in the room with me and I'd still get one. That never happened before when I was younger. I'd never get them as a teenager.
Now all those tough times at work seem easy to handle. I don't turn into a zombie anymore! Now I face them naturally, the way I was intended to. No more swallowing spit or glossy eyes, or monotone speech impairments. That's what happened to me on a daily basis, and once I quit, it all went away. Now I live with confidence!
Throw out those nasty cigarettes and you'll go back to normal, just like nature intended. That's a guarantee!
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