Success Tips —Great Ideas from People Who Have Quit

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 »

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 »

Allison E. | Murrayville, GA, USA


If i want a cigarette, I make myself do 100 jumping jacks. I really don’t want one after that!

Cynthia O. | Delmar, MD, USA


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

Laura R. | Mebane, NC, USA


Reward yourself with with the money you are saving by not smoking

Lindsey T. | Spanish Fork, Utah, USA


I used to smoke while drinking my coffee in the a.m., while driving to work, after eating, ect. so i had to change my coffee cup, take a whole new route to work in the morning and eat yummy gum after…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.

Arvis A. | Houston, TX, USA


In March of this year, I was diagnosed with CODP from smoking for 28 years.  The doctor told me that I had a chose between smoking or breathing.  I choose to breath and to live. 

I stayed in the…Continue Reading »

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 »

Florence M. | Edgefield, SC, USA


Keep ice on hand. Chew on it all the time. You won’t gain weight and will hopefully be distracted.