Read this slogan I made up:
"Once in a thousand years you get one chance to quit smoking, are you going to waste it?"
I want to teach you how to quit smoking. A method I invented and tried on myself. Thing is, it works only once in a thousand years. Let's first hear my idea, then we'll figure out a way to solve this time issue ok?
At the special date 1/1/200, named by a sexy name: Millennium, I quit smoking.
I'm still alive. It's not about that method... I used another one. I invented a campaign and implanted it on myself. I was the copywriter, the designer, the secretary and the client. For half a year before the deadline, I've been selling myself the slogan above until it started affecting my life.
A day followed day...every cigarette tasted bad. I didn't feel the need to finish, the cigarette I mean. Sort of like an endless foreplay. What started out in my mind as a funny slogan became a target with a deadline and a way to achieve my goal.
It's not easy for us smokers to quit smoking just like that. We know very well how to convince ourselves that we don't need to quit smoking, not right now, because when we DO want to quit it'll be very easy for us. I realize now that it's all in my mind. The power of decision. I know some will doubt it saying, 'Oh really, quit smoking by the power of thinking? Gimme a break....'
Yes indeed. At that date, 1/1/2000, after 6 months of preparing myself, of knowing I have a goal t