Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

Diana H. | Boston, Massachusetts, USA


When you feel like smiking go run three miles. Sfter your done if you still want a cigarette you can have it, but I dont think you will. I quit this way.

Linda | Seagoville, Texas, USA


I have smoked for 40 years and in my mind I never thought I could quit. my quit date was not set. in fact I bought a carton of cigarettes the night before. and I smoked as always while on my…Continue Reading »

Marlene B. | Houston, TX, USA


Stay active such as ride a bike,keep your hands busy ,writting constanly,eat candy as a substitute,read a book,relax more often from the stress,if that don’t break this one will drink a beer in front…Continue Reading »

Angie B. | Charlotte, North Carolina, USA


When I quit smoking 5 years ago, the biggest problem I faced was what to do with my hands. In the evenings after work…sitting on the couch…watching TV…talking on the phone…these were the times that I…Continue Reading »

Tara S. | Interlachen, FL, USA


I started by not having a smoke when i most love to have one like after a meal. I avoided all smoke related triggers so when i had a cig “out of sink” I started to smoke less and i would add more…Continue Reading »

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 »

Pamela D. | Bradenton, FL, USA


When I was 18, my boyfriend said he couldn’t be with me unless I quit smoking, I prayed and the next I didn’t have any cravings at all

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 »

Joerg | Houston, Texas


Drink water like crazy and lots of fresh air. Walking helps a lot.

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 »