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Cgd 218 Visual Literacy In Business

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The White Cloud is Not Always so Beautiful

The White Cloud is Not Always so Beautiful
We are all aware that back in the old days you were considered to be cool if you smoked. Now in days things have changed. We are all aware that smoking is not cool or healthy for us. Smoking is known to be the leading cause of many diseases and illness that threatening our lives today. In this paper I will be discussing the unhealthy lives of smokers and why they need to make a heath change before it is too late.

Over the year cigarette companies have worked hard to create positive and sexy images for themselves. They would use beautiful women and handsome men to ...view middle of the document...

It damages you lungs, brain, heart, hair, teeth, skin and so much more.

Although quitting may be hard for many people, your life is worth the fight. There are a variety of reasons people start smoking. Some people feel that it makes them look cool. Others pick up this bad habit from family members and friends. It is very hard to stop smoking because cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical and has been compare to heroin and other addictive drugs. Many people become so addicted that they need to smoke a cigarette just to feel normal.

Teen health states that, “People whose friends and family help them quit are much more likely to succeed. If you don't want to tell your parents or family that you smoke, make sure your friends know, and consider confiding in a counselor or other adult you trust. And if you're having a hard time finding people to support you (if, say, all your friends smoke and none of them is interested in quitting), you might consider joining a support group, either in person or online”.
In able to start quitting you have to want to quit. You have to throw away your cigarettes even if it is a new pack. You have to get rid of anything that reminds you of a cigarette, such as an ashtray. One article states that you should wash all your clothing that may smell like cigarette so that you are not tempted. You may even have to get your car cleaned out so that you do smell it. These are some of the first step to stop smoking.
Below is a timeline of benefits for people who will start smoking.

* Blood pressure drops to normal
* Pulse rate drops to normal
* Body temperature of hands and feet increases to normal
* Carbon monoxide level in blood drops to normal
* Oxygen level in blood increases to normal

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