do we smoke?
Why do we smoke, when we all know that
it is not good for health? There are very many reasons to it but in
this article we will ponder over the biggest reason in todayís times
and that is to release STRESS. What is stress, can we remove it
through smoking, if not then how can we remove it, lets talk a little
in the light of these questions.
What is Stress? Stress is the situation
when we feel helpless, incapable to perform, not able to meet the
deadlines and pressurized. Stress could be due to any reason, be it
work pressure, differences at personal front, may be due to financial
crisis, or it could be due to anything.
remove it through smoking?
Can we remove it through smoking? Can we
smoke away our blues in the air and relax? Perhaps the answer is in
the negative. If I have to submit a report to my boss in an hour,
which I know, is just impossible and I am thus nervous, will smoking a
complete cigarette down my lungs make me build a ginnee of that smoke
that will do some miracle for me. Perhaps that could have happened,
but alas it is not so. Then why am I smoking, if it is doing no good
what to do?
Then what should I do in a stressful
situation? The answer is confront it. Face the problem and find a
solution to it. As for in my case above I would have talked to my
boss, for some more time to prepare the report or if that could not
have been possible to, provide me with some helping hand. Thus in a
nutshell it is only positive attitude and logical thinking that helps
you come out of a crisis situation. Thatís why it is rightly said that
itís your attitude and not your aptitude that decides your
Smoking not only does no good to us but
it is bad for us, it thus does double harm to us. Smoking increases
the chances of death due to lungs and breast cancer by a number of
times. It wrecks the lungs during sports.
Tobacco the chemical contained in the
cigar narrows the blood vessels and strains our heart. The biggest
harm of tobacco is that it makes a person addictive to its use. So one
should watch out, so as not to become addictive to its use in his
plight to get rid of his worries and frustration.