Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Julie Vander Weken | Eugene, Oregon, United States


Two years ago I had decided to quit smoking and I had tried quitting cold turkey to no avail. What worked for me was weening myself off cigarettes. I was smoking about one pack a day. So, to start I…Continue Reading »

Anonymous | Oakville, Ontario, Canada


I think that one of the best ways to get through the withdrawals is exercise. I joined our local Rec Centre and have been working out at least 3 evenings a week and found that it really helps to…Continue Reading »

Lisa S. | Acworth, Georgia, USA


I got bitten in the butt when I thought I could go out drinking with my friends 1 month after quitting.  Bad move, inhibitions were down and people were smoking everywhere.  I ended up buying a pack…Continue Reading »

Crystal B. | Niagara Falls, New York, USA


Never smoke right away in the morning.  Withdrawal symptoms are less severe after a good nights sleep.

Tracey M. | Inkster, Michigan, USA


I think you should first relax your mind and think about when you never smoked a cigarette, and breathe in out. I prefer to just not to think about smoking, but that crazy because it drive you crazy…Continue Reading »

Rebecca C. | Weatherly, Pennsylvania, USA


Anytime you’re in a situation that you can’t smoke, you’re gonna quit weather you like it or not. Such as well pregnancy or say basic training. I joined the Army and while in Basic training you can’t…Continue Reading »

Mark | Parma, Ohio, United States


My name is Mark. I am 19 years of age. I started smoking when I was almost 16 becasue I was bored, and had nothing better to do. I knew it wasn’t good for me, but was curious.. and had time to…Continue Reading »

Rayna R. | Providence, RI, USA


One of quit smoking tips is to get patches it gives a little bit of nicotine through the body while you make the choice to quit.  Do things throughout the day to help you keep your mind off of…Continue Reading »

Susan C. | Marysville, WA, USA


To quit smoking you need to find other ways to occupy your mouth and hands.  One of the best ways for me is sucking on Jolly Rancher candies, although this might not be great for your teeth it sure…Continue Reading »

Deborah H. | Davie, FL, USA


I put fine sand in a little ashtray (smaller is better, that way you can see how much you’re smoking when it fills up).  I take 2 or 3 drags and put it out in the sand.  If people pay attention, they…Continue Reading »