"Nicotine addiction is pointless. It provides a short-lived rush, but soon you can't be without it. Despite my grandma's warning, I started smoking in my teens, seduced by the 'cool kids'. Addiction led me to smoke for ten years. Now, I use nicotine pouches to reduce harm and curb cravings, a futile habit that doesn’t even uplift or alter my mind."
"Don't rely solely on your doctor's advice. Remember you hired him/her, hence, you should have a say in your treatment. Consider collaborating, asking questions, exploring different options and seeking other opinions—it’s your life, after all."