Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Cynthia W. | Corpus Christi, TX, USA


I recently had to try and stop smoking while recovering from surgery on my nose. I found eating licorice helpful, all flavors, and also hard candy with sugar. The nicorette gum works only…Continue Reading »

Bob K. | Renfrew, PA, USA


keep trying it took me 3 times before it became permanant i used the patch but the biggest thing is that YOU HAVE TO WANT TO !! the only thing i screw up is not having a work out plan before i quit…Continue Reading »

Cynthia O. | Delmar, MD, USA


Put some salt on the end of your tongue to kill urge to smoke

Carol S. | Reno, NV, USA


Don’t buy them!  When you buy them, you have them and smoke them!

Cheryl L. | Greenville, South Carolina, USA


My worst cravings always come right after I eat. One of the ways I overcome it is I immediately go clean something.. It does not matter what it is, as long as it takes at least 5 minutes. A craving…Continue Reading »

Craig | Denton, Texas, United States


I have quit smoking for about 3 months now and I just decided to stop one day. Every time I really wanted a cigarette I would rush out the house and sprint as fast as I could down the street and…Continue Reading »

Courtney T. | Sedalia, MO, USA


I have found that reading really helps because it keeps the mind and hands busy away from the thought of smoking. I have also found that starburst/gum also helps by keeping the mouth busy. And the…Continue Reading »

Jaclyn A. | White City, Oregon, USA


What has been helping me alot is gum and suckers but buy the sugar free ones so you dont gain a lo of weight when trying to quit smoking, i also have found it helpful to leave notes all over my room…Continue Reading »

Suszette M. | Jackson, Michigan, USA


nicotine patches and gum,I have copdso I’m trying quit it is very hard you need to think positive and focus on how healthier you will be.

Jillian T. | Port Saint Lucie, Florida, USA


I can’t just quit cold turkey. So, I have found it effective (although not yet successful) to quit when I get a cold. At this time, not only am I unable to smoke, because when I inhale, I cough, but…Continue Reading »