HEALTHY LIVING

Deepak Chopra On How To Quit Smoking (VIDEO)

06/21/2011 10:31 am ET | Updated Aug 21, 2011

Today, the FDA released a new set of graphic cigarette labels depicting the health effects of smoking, including a diseased set of lungs and decaying teeth.

But sometimes the images within your own mind's eye can help you make the first step toward quitting.

"As you're smoking, feel all the sensations in your body," Deepak Chopra says in this video from GAIAM. "Feel your skin tightening. Feel the tightening and knot in your stomach. Feel your heart rate speeding up."

As your body and your brain learn to communicate, you'll slowly crave fewer cigarettes -- check out his technique above and find more quit smoking resources here.

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