Most people that are smokers are aware of this, as well as those that live with them.
Still, for most people quitting is not impossible, it is just difficult and there isn't much that we can do to help them along the way.
If you know someone that smokes then you have probably found yourself asking the question, how can I help someone to stop smoking? That is a good question, and the answer might just surprise you.
Smoking is an addiction, the same as any other drug.
Those that are caught in its grasp are quick to admit that there isn't much that will lessen the pain of withdraw.
For someone to quit smoking the really have to want to kick the habit, and there isn't much that you can do to help them to get into this frame of mind.
This does not, however, leave you with out any options.
The road to recovery from nicotine addiction is a very long and difficult one.
Although you may not be able to help someone stop smoking by making up their mind for them you can certainly be there for assistance along the way.
It would be very helpful if you were to guide the person to a proper recovery program, such as a recorded hypnosis program and to give them encouragement along the way.
By doing this you will certainly increase their odds of being successful and will finally help them to be able to kick the habit.