Freedom Stories

Discover The Breakthroughs In Addiction That Can
Transform The Quality Of Your Life & Those You Love...

BUTT KICKERS

empowering individuals to make healthy choices in order to take back their freedom

Butt Kickers offer a unique, innovative approach to quitting smoking, which challenges you to reinvent yourself as a non-smoker. Each individual has a story which defines their identity, purpose & meaning:

That is, what’s important to them, how they behave, their history and experiences, their relationships (self, family, intimate, social, faith), as well as which of these relationships they invest in – or not. Butt Kickers challenges and guides you as you reinvent yourself as a non-smoker. We can’t guarantee you success straight away, but we will give you the tools, strategies and increased confidence for when you are ready to quit.

Butt Kickers offer a unique approach to quitting smoking​

Butt Kickers takes into account the eclectic diversity of individual history, circumstances and learning styles. The models and activities have been created from a blend of psychological theory, evidence-based programs and therapeutic approaches:

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution-Focused & Person-Centred Therapies
  • Mindfulness
  • Cognitive Dissonance Theory
  • 12-Step programs
  • The Science of Neuroplasticity
  • Theological principles and Philosophy

Common excuses and lies
we tell ourselves to not quit smoking

Time to “GET REAL”
To be Genuinely Empowered by the Truth (GET), you have to get Honest about the Reasons, Excuses, And Lies (REAL).

This was something Dad would often say to me, which I used as an excuse to justify my smoking behaviour. It’s true that we are all going to die one day, but that excuse was denying me of a quality of life that I deserved.

The truth is that no one really enjoys breathing hot smoke into their lungs. I smoked habitually after a meal, but what I enjoyed was my desert…. getting my nicotine fix. It’s another great hypocrisy and loop, because smoking caused my cravings, but then also relieved my cravings. If smoking is that enjoyable, why not share some with your children?

I do know that many highly intelligent people smoke cigarettes, often believing that they cannot cope without them. These days people who are incarcerated don’t have the option to smoke, but generally speaking they cope just fine. After their release from prison, the majority once again chose to fill their body up with hot smoke and poisonous chemicals.

The truth is that swearing, spitting and biting my fingernails were bad habits. In order to stop smoking, I had to got honest about the fact that nicotine is not a bad habit, but rather a stinking, rotten addiction that took so much from me and gave me nothing.

The truth is that I didn’t give anything up. I Quit smoking and have gained so very, very much. My previous attempts to quit smoking were unsuccessful, partly because I spent too much time in the grief process. I was angry like I’d lost my best friend or my dog had died. I would bargain with the idea of smoking for weeks, until eventually I would submit to the addiction. We will explore the grief process later on in this book, so keep reading!

It’s true that I could continue smoking and possibly live till I’m over 70. I quit smoking when I was 41 yrs and I’m now 57. I’ve played competitive soccer for the last 10 years and hope to continue till I’m well into my 60’s. I’m looking forward to a quality retirement filled with love, laughter, action and adventure. Whereas my Dad spent the final years of his life in a wheel chair with numerous debilitating health issues due to smoking.

The Butt Kickers Method

The Breakthroughs In Addiction That Can Transform The Quality Of Your Life & Those You Love...

The Science of Neuroplasticity

Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Easy to Follow
12-Step programs

Theological principles & Philosophy

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Bella

Hey Jeff, So sorry I haven't been in contact. I literally said to a gf that I must update you You were a big big part in getting me through this as I felt really connected to you. I'm glad and so grateful for your support and time that you gave me. I'm really very grateful Jeff and I just can't say thank you enough 😊 I feel stronger, happier, fresher and clearer AND I finally quit the ciggies again so yeah I'm doing really well now and just moving forward. Thank you so much once again Jeff, I appreciate everything.

Kate

Hi Jeff I wanted to let you know that I got that job I applied for! Thank you so much for all your help prepping me and giving me confidence for the interview. I was a bit nervous but managed to answer the questions well. Thank you!

Daniella

Hi Jeff Just wanted to let you know that I was successful in gaining the position and start my new role next week. I wanted to thank you for all your help, it was much appreciated and you helped to no end with my confidence and self-belief. The skills you have provided will stay with me throughout my career. Take care and all the best for 2023

Krish

Jeff is one of the most amazing & skilled at what he does! The Butt Kickers Book is filled with so much value it has genuinely been a game changer for me! I highly recommend Freedom Stories with any of your counselling needs!

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