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The Smoking Gun

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You feel tired and achy, your clothes stink, your teeth are yellow, your throat is sore and you are well aware of what smoking is doing to your lungs. Maybe you've tried to quit smoking before, but no matter how hard you tried, the urge just keeps coming back. You've tried the gum, Zyban, counselling, acupuncture, even laser therapy and nothing seems to stick.

There's one thing that you haven't tried and it's the one thing that will help you quit forever. I'm talking about hypnosis.

I know you think of a greasy guy swaying a dangling object in front of your face or an entertainer who makes you quack like a duck in front of an audience but that's not what it's like at all.

You literally sit in a big comfy leather chair in front of a professional therapist and he talks to you for an hour.  He asks you about your life goals, what your hobbies are and explains to you about the effects of smoking cigarettes. You then miraculously become a non-smoker and clean air breather.

I finally made a decision to quit after at least 20 years of on and off again smoking. I often quit for a few weeks here and there but this time I was really serious about it.  I hated the way I felt every morning. I was always sick and tired.  Mostly I hated that I had lost control to the habit. I wanted my power back and I needed my life to change.

I discovered Canadian Hypnosis Centre accidently, actually.  I had been thinking about quitting smoking through hypnotherapy for a few months but never actively searched for a hypnotherapist in my area.  While stopped at a light downtown one day, a blue van drove past me, on the side of the vehicle was an advertising banner with the logo "Stop Smoking Now - Fast and Easy Through Hypnosis".  I knew that was my sign and it was time. I jotted the website down and as soon as I got home I called them.

I'm glad I did.  Dave Hallett and his staff at Canadian Hypnosis are so professional and positive.  The experience was something I will never forget.  I walked out of their office and I felt like a new woman.  I don't know how to explain the process when someone asks me...I just know that it worked for me.

The Canadian Hypnosis Centre helped me dramatically improve the quality of my life.  I am forever grateful.

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