Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Oct 15 2013
“Here is a tip that helped me the most when i quit smoking.I took drinking straws and cut them to the size of a cigarette,then i too some cotton and stuffed it in the end good and tight,and when I would crave I would pretend to smoke them. I even used them when I was driving. I would take good long puffs and fool my brain and the craves went away.With time i didn’t even need the straws.” -Debbie L., Texas
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Oct 11 2013
A four-year analysis of 200,000 Australian health records shows that even moderate smoking is a major killer and more deadly than previously thought: A study of 200,000 Australians shows the habit cuts 10 years off the average smoker’s life and is directly linked to two thirds of deaths in current smokers.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Oct 8 2013
“I have found that reading really helps because it keeps the mind and hands busy away from the thought of smoking. And the thing that has helped me the most is actually the internet believe it or not. There are thousands of tips, advice, supporters, videos, etc. that have helped tremendously in keeping the motive and discipline to stick with it. I have gradually decreased my cig intake over time and just quit all together.” -Courtney T. | Sedalia, MO, USA
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Oct 4 2013
Instead of dressing up as Jigsaw or Ghostface or Miley for Halloween this year, you might consider going as emphysema or throat cancer. As part of its Stop Smoking Campaign, U.K.-based online clinic HealthExpress sent actors into the streets wearing life-like masks that display the long-term effects of smoking. Unsurprisingly, they freaked the bejeezus out of people.
Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Oct 1 2013
“Put some salt on the end of your tongue to kill urge to smoke” -Cynthia O. | Delmar, MD, USA