Healthy Distractions / Care Package for distractions

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Smobered UpNov 04, 2017 @ 7:51 AM
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Care package is a great idea....
@ buttingout2014.......Your link is "must have" for reference in moments of weakness.   I have copied and pasted it on a hasty note on my pc desk top for quick access. Thanks for sharing and bumping regularly.  
Nice to see you and your fantastic stats again. 

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buttingout2014Nov 02, 2017 @ 11:12 PM
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This is a FANTASTIC idea!!!
Also remember to include the links I've established on my support page:
My Online Resources: http://tinyurl.com/quit2014
Your QUIT buddy, Jim

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My Quit Date: 1/27/2014
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TreepeoOct 18, 2017 @ 7:17 PM
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Hi Valerie,
I think this is a terrific idea!  First of all, it shows that you are really supportive of the person who is trying to quit.  You are acknowledging that they will face challenges and struggles, and that you are not taking their efforts for granted.
Secondly, it's a fun way to give someone little gifts that might help them distract themselves when the cravings hit.
I might include a variety Dell crossword book, or word search puzzles. 
I truly love the concept of a Care Package for People Trying to Quit Smoking.  It's both thoughtful and cool.

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My Quit Date: 12/29/2016
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Life Gained:
Days: 40 Hrs: 11 Mins: 10 Seconds: 23

Valerie, Quit CoachOct 18, 2017 @ 4:01 PM
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Hello everyone, 

A colleague here at Smokers’Helpline created this $8 “Care Package” for their father-in-law who is trying to quit smoking. This “Care Package” is a tool box that holds various items for distraction and ways to cope with cravings. What is nice about this “Care Package” is that you can personalize it by including the things that are most helpful for you and that it is budget friendly. It is a great way to plan and prepare for your quit journey or helping someone else prepare for their journey.

What are your thoughts on this “Care Package” and what would you include in yours?


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