response to class change model sci162

Response to class - need for a cigarette Sometimes dancing does help because when you’re dancing it relieves stress and you’re inhaling just

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First, I would recommend reading articles on smoking and its harmful effects. I would also get articles that have the stories about people who were smokers and they had gotten some kind of illness or deformity from smoking. Second, I would invite them to a public speaking about smoking and its harmful effects. Invite my friend to go on walks, go swimming, or eat a healthy snack (i.e., salad) to try to replace that with some cigarettes. Third, help my friend set goals as to when he/she will quit smoking. For example, say they are smoking five cigarettes a day, so go for five the rest of the week then the next week cut down to four. Smoke four cigarettes a day for two weeks, then cut down to three a day, and so on. Fourth, have my friend tell me how they plan to quit smoking. Make sure there are no flaws in their plan and that they follow through with it. Fifth, Instead of smoking, I would have my friend exercise, eat a healthy snack, or chew gum when they feel the
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Unformatted text preview: need for a cigarette. Sometimes, dancing does help because when you’re dancing it relieves stress and you’re inhaling just like you do with a cigarette. Sixth, hopefully by now they will not fall back into their old habits and will follow through with their plan to quit smoking. But, I would still make sure they don’t fall back into their old habits. It is important that a person be ready to change before you try to change them because if they’re not ready to change then they’re not going to change. You can’t make someone do something that they’re not ready for until they’re ready. If they’re not motivated enough to stop smoking, lose weight, or anything that could have an effect on then they’re not going to do it until they’re motivated enough....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course SCI 162 taught by Professor Ebonywardlaw during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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