Kate Moss is reportedly in London and wants to quit smoking. She wants to quit smoking with the help of a hypnotist.
Moss is 37 years old and is a supermodel best known for her work on runways (with cigarette in tow) and on over 50 magazine covers such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, W, and Another Man.
Word is that she and her fiance, Jamie Hince, are trying to have a baby and she appears convinced that smoking could perhaps have ill-effects on her ability to conceive – told to her by her doctor – and on the fetus if she were to become pregnant. She seems to have been lucky with her last pregnancy 8 years ago (her daughter with her ex-boyfriend Jeferson Hack is 8 years old) when she did smoke during her pregnancy term. But this time seems to be different. She’s already cut her cigarette smoking habit down from 30 to 15 cigarettes per day but sources says she has decided to smoke less and/or quit after being told they could be an obstacle to her conceiving again.
Hypnosis has always been a tricky way to quit smoking. For some, it can take effect immediately. But, as we’ve reported in Quit Smoking News under the title Hypnosis As A Quit Smoking Aid? – Colorado, US (scroll halfway down our QuitSmokingHub home page), hypnosis is not really a quit smoking cure. It is referred to really “as a longer-term measure in sustaining the momentum gained by former smokers. Hypnosis… is not a cure but a suggestion to the subconscious mind. Hypnosis is a normal state of consciousness defined by concentrated (or directed) daydreaming. The more the suggestions to quit smoking are repeated, the more those suggestions are implanted into the subconscious. The hypnotist is a guide. Therefore, the one being hypnotized can only do things that he/she wants to do – [focus on the WANT]. Unless you really want to quit smoking, you really won’t in the end.”
Looked at in these terms, it is amazing that Kate Moss has reduced her cigarette smoking by 50% per day. The suggestion by the hypnotist to quit smoking has clearly been accepted by the subconscious of the one being hypnotized (Kate Moss) . Ultimately, the “cure” will be a combination of the suggestion (the “hypnosis”) and the want (how desperately does Kate Moss really want to quit). QuitSmokingHub offers more for you on the the intent to quit smoking which has proven to be the real obstacle in the drive for anyone to quit smoking. Without the intent to quit smoking, quit smoking pills, quit smoking capsules, quit smoking patches, eCigarettes, aromatherapy, and, of course, hypnosis, are all, in the end, only quit smoking aids – or suggestions, if you will.
The Sun reports that Kate Moss has designated her wedding date as the final quit smoking target date. Ahh, intent!