Quit smoking

5 Reasons Why You Need To Start Vaping Instead Of Smoking Before Christmas
5 Reasons Why You Need To Start Vaping Instead Of Smoking...
Giving up the cigarettes is a challenge, there is no denying that. However, if you choose to tackle that challenge head on, you will reap the rewards. Those rewards reach far beyond just being a...
7 Tips for Giving Up Smoking
7 Tips for Giving Up Smoking
Eventually every smoker reaches a stage where they no longer want to smoke, and they can get discouraged. We know that quitting smoking is hard, but it’s doable – in fact, anyone can conquer it...
Vaping Hits the Headlines
Vaping Hits the Headlines
It’s been a high-profile week for the e-cigarette, with our smoke-free friend making appearances in both The Irish Times and Prime Time. The Irish Times: Their view on vaping The Irish Times asked...
Vaping at the Golden Globes
Vaping at the Golden Globes
We’ve talked before about celebrities who’ve embraced vaping, ditching the antisocial, stale smell of burning chemicals and opting for the less hazardous and frankly sweeter-smelling alternative....
Why you need to quit smoking
Why you need to quit smoking
Reality is filled to the brim with harsh truths. We’ll never be astronauts, and we’re quite sure the likelihood of having our names plastered on the Walk of Fame is diminishing by the day. These...
50,000 Irish smokers switch to e-cigarettes
50,000 Irish smokers switch to e-cigarettes
Recently it was estimated that over 50,000 Irish smokers (7%) have made the switch to e-cigarettes since they came on the international market in 2007. This figure is predicted to grow rapidly as...
Deborah made the switch to VIP e-cigarettes
Deborah made the switch to VIP e-cigarettes
We know first-hand how hard it is to quit smoking and we have much respect for people who are able to give up the habit. To succeed in making the switch to e-cigarettes, everybody needs a success...
4 Top Tips for Banishing those Cigarette Cravings
4 Top Tips for Banishing those Cigarette Cravings
It’s a new year and you’ve committed to a cleaner, healthier, cigarette-less lifestyle. Brilliant, but quitting smoking is no small feat; you’re going to need a plan of action if you’re going to...
Guide to running 10K
Guide to running 10K
You’ve made the commitment to help curb your cigarette addiction by replacing it with a positive lifestyle change: you have set yourself a goal of running 10k. As we spoke about in our previous...
E-cigarettes are being used as a quitting device
E-cigarettes are being used as a quitting device
A recent YouGov survey in the UK found that e-cigarettes are being used as quitting aids by smokers and ex-smokers. In fact the survey found that the main reason for the use of e-cigarettes was to...
The Reasons Smokers Relapse
The Reasons Smokers Relapse
So you’ve stopped smoking, kicked the habit, ditched the weed and you’re feeling better…until you’re back on them again. There’s no shame in failing in your first attempt to stop smoking...
Switching to E-Cigarettes: Sarah's story Part 1
Switching to E-Cigarettes: Sarah's story Part 1
Sarah is a new customer of ours at VIP. She has been a smoker for over 10 years and would like to give up cigarettes before she is 30. She has tried unsuccessfully to give up cigarettes a number of...
5 things that happen when you quit smoking
5 things that happen when you quit smoking
We’ve talked before about the everyday benefits and how much money you’d save if you quit smoking. There’s nothing stopping you from quitting, but sometimes the thoughts of quitting and what will...
Quitting smoking with E-cigarettes: Sarah's story part 3
Quitting smoking with E-cigarettes: Sarah's story part 3
Quitting smoking with e-cigarettes has become something many of our customers are doing. Many have told us that they prefer using an e-cigarette because it simulates the action of smoking yet...
Getting help to quit smoking: Sarah's story part 4
Getting help to quit smoking: Sarah's story part 4
Getting help to quit smoking comes in many forms. We are not saying that e-cigarettes can help you quit smoking, but we know from our customers that they are often used in that way. Using...
Getting help to quit smoking: Sarah's story part 5
Getting help to quit smoking: Sarah's story part 5
There are many reasons why people try to quit smoking. Health implications and cost are two of the biggest. However people often worry how they will cope without cigarettes in stressful situations....
Why is there a decline in smoking?
Why is there a decline in smoking?
Yearning to stub out your last traditional cigarette? You’re in good company. A recent HSE survey has shown that traditional cigarette consumption is on the wane, pointing out that: “There has been...
The vaping experience: Sarah's Story Part 6
The vaping experience: Sarah's Story Part 6
“This is so much better than cigarettes, it’s such a nicer experience.” From buying at least a pack every week, Sarah is now down to 1 pack in over a month. She hasn’t fully quit cigarettes as she...
7 Ways People try to Quit Smoking
7 Ways People try to Quit Smoking
Just about any traditional smoker you talk to would rather not be a slave to the cigarette. We tend to think that trying to quit smoking is a relatively new phenomenon, but people have been trying...
5 Benefits of quitting smoking
5 Benefits of quitting smoking
We’ve talked before about what happens to both your body and your wallet when you start out on your journey to quitting smoking. But let’s get a little more in-depth and look at the real reasons...
The best way to quit smoking: Sarah’s Story Part 7
The best way to quit smoking: Sarah’s Story Part 7
“It’s not gonna happen overnight, but it is possible” The Irish Cancer Society has recently said that e-cigarettes “may be a reasonable option” for people who have not been able to quit smoking...
Celebrity skin and the effects of smoking
Celebrity skin and the effects of smoking
There are of plenty reasons smokers use to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes: Vanity is just one of them. And while some say that smoking helps you maintain weight – which studies have found is a...
5 Tips to Help you Quit Smoking
5 Tips to Help you Quit Smoking
January, as we all know, is the month for self-improvement. And this month has seen thousands of smokers ditching their traditional cigarettes in an attempt to quit smoking. A survey of Irish...
Vaping VS Nicotene Patches. Which can help you quit smoking?
Vaping VS Nicotene Patches. Which can help you quit smoking?
It’s official: vaping is at least as effective as nicotine patches when it comes to quitting cigarettes. The Irish Times reports that a “study, carried out by the internationally regarded Cochrane...
Vaping and your Lungs: The Effects
Vaping and your Lungs: The Effects
With the benefit of decades of studies and experience, we all know the effect that traditional cigarette smoking has on one’s lungs. Smoking and Lung Function Here’s a quick recap: As Cancer.org...
Vaping Success Stories
Vaping Success Stories
You’ll probably agree that the life of a smoker is different to that of a non-smoker in a number of ways. Anyone who used to smoke will tell you that cigarette addicts feel different – less...
Smoking vs Vaping – how many are making the switch?
Smoking vs Vaping – how many are making the switch?
With no smoke, fewer chemicals, a sweeter smell, fewer health risks for bystanders, all at a much cheaper price, it’s no surprise to see thousands of smokers (in Ireland and around the world) ditch...
E-cigarettes as a Quitting Aid
E-cigarettes as a Quitting Aid
According to a comprehensive new study, vaping can have a positive effect on the life of a smoker trying to quit within as little as one month.
Vaping is an important part of the ‘quitting process’
Vaping is an important part of the ‘quitting process’
This person successfully used electronic cigarettes to transition away from traditional smoking. Read to see if vaping could be a quitting method that could work for you.
Health bodies forced to defend position on vaping potential
Health bodies forced to defend position on vaping potential
An unexpected statement on e-cigarettes by Public Health England and other UK public health organisations has once again clarified the groups stance on the potential vaping products have as a...
E Cigarettes for the new year and  the new you
E Cigarettes for the new year and the new you
We all know how hard it is to break a habit and probably the hardest one to break is smoking. Most smokers will try to stop smoking in the New Year and they will try many various ways to do this....
Ecigs are less harmful than smoking
Ecigs are less harmful than smoking
There have been many stories in the media of late regarding e cigarettes and we want to give you some facts from experts in this field which will show you that ecigs are less harmful than smoking...

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