Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

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 »

Paula J. | Tompkinsville, Kentucky, USA


Change your usual routine, instead of getting up & pouring that 1st cup of coffee & lighting up, brush your teeth & drink water,juice,v-8, & eat something. Then brush your teeth again. Find something…Continue Reading »

Lucinda M. | Brewer, ME, USA


I find to help with quitting smoking that if I keep busy doing crafts keeps my mind and hands are too occupied to smoke.

Alexandra P. | West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA


When I first quit what I would do when I had a craving was tell myself ‘I just had a cigarette! Why am I freaking out? I just smoked, calm down’, and that helped to psychologically phase myself into…Continue Reading »

Venetta C. | Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA


I feel an urge coming on and go into my kitchen & brew myself a cup of tea. I then gather a non-clicking pen, an artificial flower or two, wire snippers, and flower crafters tape. I snip the…Continue Reading »

Angela K. | Mobile, AL, USA


GET SOME CANDY,GUM AND PRAY FOR THE WILL TO 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 »

Nicole D. | North Kingston, Rhode Island, USA


Chewing gum, and having people remind you when they see you reach for a cigarette…the reasons why you’re quitting.

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 »

Thomas R. | Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


Use the patch when you get cravings