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 »

Holly B. | Barrie, Ontario, CA


My best tip would be to never start in the first place, but if it’s too late for that and you’re looking to quit, I’d suggest giving your cigarettes to a supportive loved one who is a nonsmoker, so…Continue Reading »

Domnic G. | Flint, Michigan, USA


im still trying to stop it its not easy but
im working on it so all i can say is dont stoptrying and a support team is great

Lori R. | Homestead, Florida, USA


I always carried around Hall’s Vitamin C drops and popped one in my mouth when I wanted a cigarette.  Better than candy!

Angela S. | Kentwood, Michigan, USA


Orange Therapy This totally worked for me. I needed to find a low calorie, time consuming, stimulating thing to do with my mouth and hands. Oranges take a few minutes to skin. They smell great. They…Continue Reading »

James T. | Wisconsin, USA


When I still smoked and I was sitting in the non-smoking section of a restaurant, I would take out a piece of gum and fold the wrapper up into a little doily which took about 7-8 minutes to make. My…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 »

Jason R. | Atlanta, Georgia, USA


chew on a toothpick when you feel the need to smoke

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 »

Tina P. | Jackson, Ohio, USA


don’t have any around the house and always use gum or candy it helps