What is Shisha? Shisha, also known as hookah or narghile, is a water pipe in which a mixture of tobacco and flavourings is smoked. Smoking shisha involves the burning of wood, coal or charcoal which heats up the tobacco and produces smoke. The smoke bubbles through...

Apps can help you quit smoking with instant support whenever you may need it. They can provide tips, motivation and encouragement on the go when you need them the most. In combination with our support, digital apps can be a useful way to help you...

Cravings can come out of the blue, even if you have been quit for a while. Certain feelings, places or situations can trigger your cravings for a cigarette. Understanding your smoking triggers can help you to control your cravings and beat the urge to smoke. Alcohol...

Relationships are common reasons why people begin or continue to smoke. If you grew up in a home with parents that smoked, it may have seemed natural for you to smoke too. Or maybe you were a non-smoker and adopted the habit from a partner....

Here we are now, adapting as best as we can, to our new lives during isolation. Naturally, this new way of living can have an impact on quitting smoking attempts (especially with triggers around the house). We were beginning to see positive results to combat...

For most people who are quitting smoking, cravings or urges to smoke can be powerful. However, you don’t need to be at the mercy of these cravings. When an urge to smoke strikes, remember that although it may be intense, it will likely pass within...

Often when we try to change, we come up against obstacles that can make us feel that we just can't do it, as health coaches we understand how to help you identify your obstacles and the various ways you can overcome them. As smoking advisors...

Do either of these scenarios sound familiar to you? You’ve started your health goal and you are full of motivation! “Yes! This is gonna be my year.” You clear your fridge out of all the ‘naughty’ food and drink, whizz over to the supermarket and stock...

Stephanie Lammond from One You Lincolnshire shares how she’s preparing to build new habits for 2020 as a part of the ‘How Are You’ campaign taking place throughout the month.  Ok, so the urge to make a new start and break bad habits comes around...

While each and every day is the perfect opportunity to implement change for the better. It is understandable that the beginning of a new year may seem an appropriate time to really focus on the health habits we want to build on. Has there been a...