It is important to reward yourself during your smoking cessation. Here are some ideas on how to reward this accomplishment.
Buy yourself a great new outfit with the money you saved from not smoking.
Go out for a great dinner in a favorite restaurant.
Take someone out to a play or movie.
Go to a sporting event featuring your favorite team.
Visit a Health Spa for one day and get “the works”.
Sign up for a fitness course.
Go on a shopping spree in your favorite department store.
Hire a cleaning lady for a day or two.
Get a soothing massage.
Have a manicure and a pedicure.
Have a makeover done.
Visit a salon for a new hairstyle.
Buy a new Best-seller novel and curl up with it.
Buy a new computer program, game, or laptop computer.
Shop for some of your favorite music on CDs.
It has been a lot of hard work and emotional stress for you to quit cigarettes, the smartest thing you will ever do. So you deserve to reward yourself for a job well done. Keep doing things daily that will increase your self-respect and pride in yourself. Allow yourself this success. Don’t sabotage your success by giving in to “Junkie Thinking”. You can be kind to yourself for a change.