Many smokers have reported losing interest in many things when quitting smoking. In some cases, a strong feeling of depression set in to the point that the only solution they could envision was to begin smoking again. This reaction is not due to a character weakness but a physiological problem. To avoid needless guilt, know that:
The following actions help your brain return to its normal functioning and well–being not dependent on nicotine. Rest assured that your brain has the capacity to reconfigure itself for the better.
If, despite all your efforts, you're still feeling down, don't hesitate to pay a visit to your doctor or mental health professional. You might be prescribe a medication to help you through this rough patch but this is far better for your health (physical as mental) than to resume smoking.
You would like to have support from smoking cessation professionals to help you quit smoking, but you don’t know which service to turn to? Learn more about the I QUIT NOW services and their free personalized support via online help, by phone, in person or by text message.